Today, LinkedIn step-changed their future and began offering of 7M+ shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) – following their recent IPO filing

Shortly after the bell rang on Wall Street, VP of Marketing at LinkedIn – Nick Besbeas– posted this on his blog

… take Andrew Der and Billy Burgess who started a LinkedIn Group called NYC Marketing Mixer to help their friends who were laid off in 2009. The LinkedIn group, which started with less than 10 members, has grown virally, with more than 1,300 members who exchange job tips and networking leads not only online, but also during monthly happy hours that they coordinate through this LinkedIn group. Creating the group was a “no brainer,” Andrew says: “The beauty of LinkedIn is that it gives you opportunities to connect with other professionals who you wouldn’t realize you needed to connect with.”


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