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Linked in start up story

Entrepreneur Reid Hoffman’s vision and mission.

1993

Studying at oxford thought of starting a software company.

Approached venture capitalists for funding and got rejected.

Got a job at apple – worked one world apple’s version of AOL.

After Apple, worked at fujitsu for product management.

1997

Resigned job at fujitsu for starting a business.

Started social Net a networking website actually a dating site.

Left social net because of bad model and strategy.

Met friends peter Thiel and max levchin and joined PayPal board.

2002

Sold PayPal, an electronic payment service to eBay for 1.5 billion USD.

2003

Launched LinkedIn attracted investment from sequoia capital.

2006

Revenue – introduced first business lines; jobs and subscriptions.

2007

Dan Nye took the position as CEO.

2009

New Leadership – Jeff Weiner joined LinkedIn as president and CEO.

2013

LinkedIn has 225 million members, growing at 2 members per second.

2014

LinkedIn launched officially in china, in Chinese languages.

10 popular website in the world.