LinkedIn CEO: $1B Just The Start

Schachter, Ken
June 2008
Red Herring;6/18/2008, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the venture capital investment raised by the social network LinkedIn. According to chief executive Dan Nye, it is very likely at some point there will be an initial public offering (IPO). He stressed that in advance of any IPO, LinkedIn would prove revenue streams from multiple sources and geographies. The venture round was led by Bain Capital Ventures with additional funding from prior investors, including Sequoia Capital, Greylock Partners, and Bessemer Venture Partners.


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