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

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | More »

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 ...


SlideShare co-founder Amit Ranjan quits LinkedIn, may lead e-gov app project for the government

Amit Ranjan, co-founder of presentation sharing platform SlideShare, which was acquired by professional networking site LinkedIn in 2012, has quit the company, he said in a blog post last weekend. With this development, the entire founding team of the startup has exited LinkedIn. Its other co-founde...

27 January, 2015 | More »


Concept of using a job board to look for a particular job has become outdated: LinkedIn India chief Nishant Rao

Early this year, professional networking site LinkedIn crossed the 200 million members mark, with 37 per cent (or 74 million) of the total member count coming from the US, followed by India with 18 million members. As of now, approximately two members are joining the site every second, which adds u...

22 February, 2013 | More »

Learning from SlideShare’s founders

I have worked with the Slideshare team, as a user, investor and board member at different times, from 2008 till late last year.  After the Slideshare + LinkedIn announcement last week, I have been reflecting on how much has changed and how much (or little, depending on your perspective) I have lea...

9 May, 2012 | More »


LinkedIn To Buy Presentation Sharing Startup SlideShare, Co-founded By Indians, In $118.7M Deal

World’s largest professional networking site LinkedIn is acquiring the presentation sharing platform SlideShare, co-founded by persons of Indian origin, for $118.75 million in a stock-cum-cash deal. This includes 45 per cent or around $53.4 million to be paid in cash and the rest through LinkedIn ...

4 May, 2012 | More »