Comments on LinkedIn’s registration on Thursday for IPO, commonly believed to be this year.. These points are from Jason McBurnie, corporate finance director at PwC in China. These are Jason’s personal thoughts rather than an official representation of PwC’s view. “It will attract a high level of attention, not just because social media companies
OK, so yesterday, LinkedIn confirmed the rumours and filed its registration statement for initial public offering (http://blog.linkedin.com/2011/01/27/linkedin-ipo-registration/) and people keep asking what that’s likely to mean for users. So, I asked a couple of renowned dealmakers for some initial thoughts on what this might mean. According to Alex White, partner and Head of UK
People often tell me they see no value in connecting with their colleagues on LinkedIn. Here are two reasons why I disagree. The number of people you are connected with enhances your own visibility on LinkedIn. People are able to find you more easily, view your profile and make contact if you’re connected with
This is in response to comments from my contacts on LinkedIn regarding the last post. The theme of which was, stop posting garbage on LinkedIn. Stop ‘selling’ and stop telling people things that are entirely irrelevant to them. It will just give people LinkedIn ‘fatigue’ and stop them using the site…. David, no
OK, so, you need to think carefully about how you post information on LinkedIn Groups.. There are LinkedIn Groups for sectors, professions, geographies, issues and more. Some people post discussions and comments religiously and really well. Others post garbage regularly. So, the best way to do it yourself, before you type, is to think..
You might have seen on LinkedIn Groups that certain members are branded as ‘Top Influencers’. The members shown as such are those who have posted the most discussions that have received the most comment or have commented most on discussions. The term ‘influencer’ in many cases isn’t quite accurate. It doesn’t mean they are
BranchOut is a big-scale Facebook app which ‘helps you expand your career network to include absolutely everyone you know on Facebook’. So, this could be big. Or could it? It looks pretty simple to me. It tells you where your friends on Facebook work and used to work, if they’ve populated this information on
So, it looks like LinkedIn is going to IPO this year according to sources close to Reuters. Apparently Morgan Stanley, Bank of America and JPMorgan have been lined up as potential advisors for the deal and pitched to LinkedIn in November. LinkedIn’s spokesman told Reuters yesterday, "An IPO is just one of many tactics that