LinkedIn

Founders Allen Blue Eric Ly Jean-Luc Vaillant Konstantin Guericke Reid Hoffman

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Total investments 14
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$60M
Portfolio companies 12
Rounds per year 0.74
Lead investments 0
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.14
Exits 1
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • SaaS
  • Social Network
  • Sales
Summary

LinkedIn appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 2003. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Sunnyvale. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the LinkedIn, startups are often financed by ff Venture Capital, Hyde Park Venture Partners, High Alpha. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Tim Handorf, Silver Lake Partners, Resolute Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Index Ventures, Benchmark, Sequoia Capital.

This organization was formed by Allen Blue, Eric Ly, Jean-Luc Vaillant, Konstantin Guericke, Reid Hoffman.

This LinkedIn works on 9 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. When the investment is from LinkedIn the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2011. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The high activity for fund was in 2017. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 16-20 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Confluent, Cornerstone OnDemand, SalesLoft. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Software, Email.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Oyster

Employment
Human Resources
Software
$150M20 Apr 2022 Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Trala

E-Learning
Music
Musical Instruments
$6M06 Dec 2021 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Acryl Data

Software
$9M23 Jun 2021 Mountain View, California, United States

G2

B2B
Business Intelligence
CRM
Enterprise Software
Internet
Marketing Automation
Software
$157M22 Jun 2021 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Hopin

Events
Meeting Software
Social Network
Video Conferencing
10 Jun 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Piano

Financial Services
Health Care
Software
Transportation
$20M18 May 2021 New York, New York, United States

Bevy

Communities
Enterprise
Enterprise Software
Event Management
Events
Fashion
Retail
SaaS
Social Media
Social Network
Software
Video Conferencing
$40M24 Mar 2021 Palo Alto, California, United States

StarTree

Analytics
PaaS
Software
$4M01 Nov 2019 Mountain View, California, United States

SalesLoft

Email
SaaS
Sales
Sales Automation
$70M25 Apr 2019 Atlanta, Georgia, United States
News
Hopin Receives Investment from LinkedIn

– Hopin from London develops a virtual and hybrid experiences platform.
– The company received an investment from LinkedIn via a Series C secondary round.
– The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
– The company will use this capital to continue investing in the development of its platform technologies in areas such as video and mobile.

Piano Raises $88M in Series C Funding

– Piano, a Philadelphia, PA-based global analytics, personalization and subscription platform, raised $88m in Series C funding.
– The round was led by existing investors Updata Partners with participation from Rittenhouse Ventures and LinkedIn.
– The new funds will be used for growth across functions, and particularly its data and analytics offerings bolstered by the recent integration of its data management capabilities with its flagship customer journey orchestration product Composer and acquisition of France-based AT Internet.

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