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LinkedIn ties up with four Indian startups to launch ‘Placements’

Monday, September 12, 2016 | More »

Jeff Weiner, the helmsman of the largest social media network for professionals, seems like a man of few words. But the initiative that the LinkedIn CEO announced, in his choosy words, on Monday seeks to establish a better connect with millions of college students in the country. At the 200,000 squa...


LinkedIn’s Virginia Sharma on India game plan, how it helps startups and more

India is the second-largest market for professional networking site LinkedIn Corp. And the company, which was recently acquired by Microsoft Corp for $26.2 billion, has big plans to grow its business in the country. In an interview with TechCircle, Virginia Sharma, director at LinkedIn Marketing Sol...

8 August, 2016 | More »


Here’s what tech leaders are saying about Yahoo’s sale to Verizon

Yahoo! Inc.’s sale to Verizon Communications Inc. marks the end of an era for the Internet pioneer. The $4.83 billion price tag for a company which was once valued at $128 billion during the dotcom boom has become the talk of the town. Since the deal’s announcement leaders from the tech ...

26 July, 2016 | More »


“Mobile advertising needs to get more creative & less intrusive”

Advertising spends on mobile phones are expected to touch $100 billion globally in 2016 and account for 51% of the total digital ad market but a majority of this is likely to go to large multinational players such as Google and Facebook. Even as that is a matter of concern for local ad-tech startups...

30 June, 2016 | More »


Flipkart best place to work in India, finds Linkedln survey

This could probably be music to Flipkart CEO Binny Bansal’s ears. The online retailer, which was recently in a controversy after deferring the joining date of campus recruits from IIM-Ahmedabad, has topped a list of India’s best employers. The list by professional networking platform Linkedln ra...

20 June, 2016 | More »

(From left) LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and LinkedIn chairman Reid Hoffman

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 bn

Microsoft Corp has agreed to acquire LinkedIn Corp for $26.2 billion in a deal that will combine the world’s biggest software maker with the largest global online network of professionals. This is the biggest acquisition by Microsoft ever and is nearly three times as large as the deal to acquire S...

13 June, 2016 | More »


LinkedIn looks at startups, small businesses to drive growth in India

Professional networking site LinkedIn plans to localise content, engage with startups and launch products for small businesses as part of a strategy to grow in India, top company executives said on Wednesday. India has been one of the fastest-growing markets for LinkedIn in terms of users. The compa...

1 June, 2016 | More »


Tech startups: Time for a reality check?

Has the moment of reckoning arrived for Indian internet companies? As India’s e-commerce poster boy Flipkart suffered its fifth markdown this week, this was the question that was on everyone’s lips. Around $5.8 billion has been shaved off its mid-2015 value of $15.2 billion when it last ...

28 May, 2016 | More »


Will vertical networks overpower LinkedIn?

Our lives are irreversibly entwined with social media. Millions of people spend a huge chunk of their time on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat and many other social media platforms. Yet until recently, most of us have resisted the temptation of exchanging professional details on the...

18 April, 2016 | More »

Nishant Rao

Freshdesk appoints LinkedIn India MD Nishant Rao as COO

Tiger Global Management-backed Freshdesk Inc, which provides a SaaS-based customer support platform for enterprises, has named LinkedIn India MD Nishant Rao as chief operating officer. In his role as COO, Rao will be responsible for all non-R&D aspects of Freshdesk’s operations, the company sa...

20 October, 2015 | More »

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