LinkedIn Pitch Deck to Raise $5 Million in Series-A and Valuation of $26.2 Billion at Acquisition

 


LinkedIn Background

LinkedIn was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, United States.

LinkedIn is a professional networking site that allows its members to create business connections, search for jobs, and find potential clients.

LinkedIn has raised a total of $154.8M in funding over 8 rounds. Their latest funding was raised on Feb 15, 2016 from a Post-IPO Equity round.

LinkedIn is registered under the ticker NYSE:LNKD. Their stock opened with $45.00 in its May 19, 2011 IPO.

LinkedIn Pitch Deck Information:

Greylock Partners dug up LinkedIn’s Series B pitch deck from August 2004. The deck billed LinkedIn as “professional people search 2.0.” LinkedIn had yet to generate a dime of revenue — however, the deck highlighted revenue as a high priority and identified clear streams to achieve it. The company 
raised $103M before it went public in 2011, and it was acquired by Microsoft for $26.2B in 2016.

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