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Peter Thiel on CEO Salaries and Motivational Indicators

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Peter Thiel weighed in on what a few signals are that show how motivated a CEO is to be successful, and as is expected, one of they key takeaways is how high the salary of the CEO is. This is true for many companies, ranging from Steve Jobs at Apple...
Peter Thiel on CEO Salaries and Motivational Indicators
Allen Blue's Journey From Limelight To LinkedIn

All Aboard The Flying Cars: Buy Your Tickets to See Peter Thiel NOW!

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I’m incredibly excited to announce that Peter Thiel will be our next guest for PandoMonthly. Peter is a renowned contrarian who is usually right (IMHO) and always controversial. He is one of the most central figures in the Web 2.0 revolution. He was a college chum of Reid Hoffman and...
All Aboard The Flying Cars: Buy Your Tickets to See Peter Thiel NOW!
Steve Ballmer gives hearty recommendation to departing exec Steven Sinofsky
PandoMonthly Sizzles in August: We Have Reid Hoffman in SF, Ben Lerer in NYC

Visit kiva.org/free To Microlend $1 Million of Reid Hoffman’s Money

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Today you can help someone escape poverty by trying out microlending platform Kiva, and it won’t cost you a dime. Go to kiva.org/free where Reid Hoffman has put up $1 million of his money to let 40,000 people give $25 microloans to help those in need start farms and general...
Visit kiva.org/free To Microlend $1 Million of Reid Hoffman’s Money

Steve Ballmer: Sinofsky was "amazing"

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LinkedIn CEO Reid Hoffman interviewed the Microsoft chief last night in Silicon Valley. By Kurt Wagner, reporter FORTUNE -- Last night, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer spoke publicly for the first time since last week's surprising departure of Windows Chief Steven Sinofsky. Sinofsky, widely seen as a potential successor to Ballmer,...
Steve Ballmer: Sinofsky was "amazing"
TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012 Day 1 Video Highlights (TCTV)

Reid Hoffman: Groupon Made Multiple Missteps in its IP0

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At the PandoMonthly fireside chat tonight between Sarah Lacy and Reid Hoffman, Hoffman, who was an early investor in Groupon, shared his thought’s on the company’s initial public offering. As a bit of a history lesson for those that have forgotten, Groupon’s IPO was very messy. Upon entering the quiet...
Reid Hoffman: Groupon Made Multiple Missteps in its IP0

Reid Hoffman: Searching for Breakout Ideas

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It sometimes feels as though LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman has been involved in every major tech start-up in the last decade, either as an entrepreneur, investor or adviser....
Reid Hoffman: Searching for Breakout Ideas
Swipely raises another $12m from tiny Rhode Island

Care.com sparks IPO speculation with hire of veteran public-company CFO

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These are interesting times for Care.com, the Reid Hoffman-backed site that wants to be the “Amazon of care.” In the last year, the company has expanded its service to more than 15 countries, acquired a few startups and raised $50 million (bringing its total raised to $109 million). Now the...
Care.com sparks IPO speculation with hire of veteran public-company CFO

VCs' next big thing: Big data, drugs, and education

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Five of the most influential tech investors, including Peter Thiel and Reid Hoffman, highlight their top 10 trends for the next five years during a panel discussion. [Read more]...
VCs' next big thing: Big data, drugs, and education

Here's How Often LinkedIn's Founder Looks At The Stock Price

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LinkedIn's Jeff Weiner and Reid Hoffman are on stage at the D10 Conference. Hoffman told the audience how frequently he looks at LinkedIn's stock price. He shows some impressive restraint. "I don't look at the stock price but about once or twice per month," he says. LinkedIn closed today at...
Here's How Often LinkedIn's Founder Looks At The Stock Price
Greylock Partners Opens Up Applications For Its Second Hackfest

Bloomberg: NYC’s Tech Success is Luring Potential Employees…Who Aren’t Cultureless Rubes

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I’m at the Lerer Ventures CEO Summit, mostly as a CEO, since Lerer is an investor in PandoDaily. But delightfully the event is also on the record. The downside is that this means I’m not getting a day off of blogging, which I was secretly hoping for (at least until...
Bloomberg: NYC’s Tech Success is Luring Potential Employees…Who Aren’t Cultureless Rubes

Why Brick-And-Mortar Still Beats E-Commerce, An Analysis

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Editor’s note: Mike Ghaffary is the vice president of business development at Yelp. He also co-founded Stitcher and BarMax, the $1,000 iPhone app, and is a former VC. Follow him on Twitter at @newmike. Marc Andreessen and Reid Hoffman recently debated whether software would eat traditional retail, leaving no brick-and-mortar presence behind. Both articles noted that e-commerce...
Why Brick-And-Mortar Still Beats E-Commerce, An Analysis
Reid Hoffman: Three Disciplines that Product-Focused Founders Need
Reid Hoffman strikes a blow at the cult of the founder. Is he right?
A visual journey through 2012′s biggest funding highlights (infographic)

LinkedIn Launches An Incubator To Turn Employees Into Entrepreneurs

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Any employee with an idea can get up to three months to develop their own project, so long as it's good for LinkedIn. LinkedIn has launched [in]cubator, a program that allows any company employee with an idea to organize a team and pitch their project to executive staff once...
LinkedIn Launches An Incubator To Turn Employees Into Entrepreneurs

Twitter actually did LinkedIn a favor, the site has become usable again

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It’s been about a week since Twitter laid the smackdown on LinkedIn, enforcing some new rules that restrict third-party developers from basically replicating a Twitter stream. This integration was first announced in 2009. Quickly, the LinkedIn feed became extremely unusable, and before I could figure out spend the time to...
Twitter actually did LinkedIn a favor, the site has become usable again

Yahoo Could Pose A Problem For Facebook If It Tries To Enforce Its 1,000+ Patents

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Yahoo has 1,100 patents in social, search, and display advertising. Facebook, which is about to file for an IPO, could be violating a whole bunch of them, Eric Jackson writes for The Street. An undervalued part of the company, Yahoo's patents have forced deals from Google and Microsoft in the...
Yahoo Could Pose A Problem For Facebook If It Tries To Enforce Its 1,000+ Patents

Sean Parker Explains What Facebook's IPO Really Means For Startups

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Paul Graham wrote an email to Y Combinator's portfolio companies about what Facebook's underwhelming IPO meant for them. "What I do worry about is (a) it may be harder to raise money at all, regardless of price and (b) that companies that previously raised money at high valuations will now...
Sean Parker Explains What Facebook's IPO Really Means For Startups

Steve Ballmer During Reid Hoffman Interview: People Are Having Their "Oh" Moment With Surface

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At the Churchill Club in Santa Clara, two tech titans sat down to have a conversation. LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman interviewed Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer at an event with “tech influencers and innovators”, and a bunch of of us press folk. Ballmer is riding on the release of Windows 8,...
Steve Ballmer During Reid Hoffman Interview: People Are Having Their "Oh" Moment With Surface

Jelly, Biz Stone's Startup, Raises a Round (With a Little Help From Friends)

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Jelly, the stealthy startup founded by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, announced Thursday that the company just closed its Series A round of venture capital. The round was led by Spark Capital, and Bijan Sabet — an early Twitter investor — will join Jelly’s board. Other noteworthy investors include Jack Dorsey,...
Jelly, Biz Stone's Startup, Raises a Round (With a Little Help From Friends)
PandoMonthly Presents: A Fireside Chat with Reid Hoffman

#Humblebrag: Jack Dorsey, Reid Hoffman, Kevin Rose Coming To The Crunchies; Harris Wittels Hosting

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After writing for NBC’s Parks and Recreation for the past couple years (he’s about to start a writing gig for HBO’s Eastbound and Down), and authoring the sarcastic but brilliant and hilarious @HumbleBrag, Harris Wittels has decided to bring his talents to TechCrunch. This year, he will be hosting the...
#Humblebrag: Jack Dorsey, Reid Hoffman, Kevin Rose Coming To The Crunchies; Harris Wittels Hosting

Ever the Solid Internet Stock, LinkedIn Delivers on Expectations

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Linkedin’s second-quarter earnings were just about in line with what analysts expected, with an extra helping of revenue. Asa Mathat / AllThingsD.com LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner and Chairman Reid Hoffman The professional networking company had revenue of $228.2 million, above First Call expectations of $216.3 million. Its non-GAAP earnings per...
Ever the Solid Internet Stock, LinkedIn Delivers on Expectations

Microsoft CEO Ballmer still thinks iPhones are too expensive, opens door to Microsoft doing their own phone

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has been making the rounds following the launch of Windows 8 and Surface, and yesterday sat down for an interview in Santa Clara with LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman. TechCrunch pointed us to audio from the interview (embedded above), where Steve is asked about the role...
Microsoft CEO Ballmer still thinks iPhones are too expensive, opens door to Microsoft doing their own phone
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