Reid Hoffman

The Apple Family Tree (Infographic) - July 9, 2013

Not only has Apple become a wildly successful company, but it has proved to be a fertile breeding ground for other successful companies. We decided to take a look at how many startup founders once worked for Apple, and we... Read »

Reid Hoffman: Success Tips From Silicon Valley

Entrepreneur - June 24, 2013

Technology and globalization are forcing everyone to be more entrepreneurial, said LinkedIn Co-founder Reid Hoffman and entrepreneur Ben Casnocha at the event Secrets from Silicon Valley. Read »

Sheryl Sandberg Rejected CEO Offer At LinkedIn

WSJ - February 6, 2013

“In the summer of 2006, a tiny start-up called LinkedIn was looking for a new CEO, and Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn’s founder, reached out to me. I thought it was a great opportunity, and after five years in the same position... Read »

Reid Hoffman: Losing Twitter Made LinkedIn Better

AllThingsD - September 11, 2012

When LinkedIn’s tweet-sharing partnership with Twitter dissolved months ago, it looked like a major problem for LinkedIn. Hoffman’s tale, three months on, is a different tune entirely. “When Twitter cut us off, we got... Read »

Hoffman Invested $37,000 When Facebook Was Worth $5M

TechCrunch - September 10, 2012

On the stage at TechCrunch Disrupt, Michael Arrington got LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman to open up about his initial investment into Facebook. Apparently it was $37,500 at a $5M valuation. Read »

Meet The Mentors Behind 15 Tech Visionaries

Business Insider - July 10, 2012

Here's who top tech people have turned to throughout their careers. Read »

The 50 Most Powerful People In Enterprise Tech

Business Insider - June 25, 2012

Consumer tech gets most of the attention but enterprise tech is really the stuff that's changing the world. Read »

Linkedin CEO Discusses Management Secrets

Fortune - June 21, 2012

Linkedin CEO Jeff Weiner explains how he and founder Reid Hoffman split responsibilities at the company. Read »

Reid Hoffman & Current Linkedin CEO On Stage At D10

All Things D - May 31, 2012

LinkedIn's CEO Jeff Weiner and Chairman Reid Hoffman laid out a vision of "making every professional more effective" in an interview with Kara Swisher at D10. Read »

Video: How Hoffman Went From Nerd To Cool Nerd

Bloomberg - May 17, 2012

Reid Hoffman, the entrepreneur who created LinkedIn, is also the embodiment of it. Read »

Zuckerberg Facebook IPO to Make Him Richer Than Ballmer

Bloomberg - May 4, 2012

Facebook Inc. (FB)’s $11.8 billion initial public offering will cement the status of 27-year-old Mark Zuckerberg as one of the world’s richest men and put his social network among the highest-valued companies in the U.S. Read »

Reid Hoffman: Why Silicon Valley Still Dominates

Forbes - May 1, 2012

For Reid Hoffman and Peter Thiel the reason for the area’s maintained status as the top place in tech is simple: it attracts the best of the best. Read »

Peter Thiel And Reid Hoffman On Silicon Valley

Forbes - May 1, 2012

Reid Hoffman and Peter Thiel discuss the reasons why Silicon Valley has maintained its status as the top place in tech. Read »

Hoffman Unloading Facebook Stock Before IPO

Bloomberg - March 22, 2012

“I am selling a minority of my position as part of a general diversification strategy, but holding onto the majority of my stock." Read »

Reid Hoffman Wants You To Invest His Money

Inc. - March 20, 2012

The LinkedIn co-founder is lending $1 million to struggling entrepreneurs around the world and you can help decide who gets it. Read »