Tag: Lynda.com

LinkedIn Gets Boost From Lynda.com Deal

LinkedIn has been overhauling both its recruiting tools and advertising segments. Overall, the company's marketing-solutions unit, which primarily sells advertising on LinkedIn properties, saw revenue rise 32% to $140 million. The company is trying to …

LinkedIn (LNKD) Closes $1.5B lynda.com Acquisition

LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD) announced that it has closed the acquisition of lynda.com, a leading online learning company teaching business, technology and creative skills to help people achieve their professional goals. Based in Carpinteria, CA, lynda.com …

LinkedIn Acquiring Lynda.com

Professional social networking service, LinkedIn (LNKD), recently acquired the privately held online education company Lynda.com for a reported $1.5 billion that was split into cash and corresponding shares. Many people were surprised by the purchase …

Why LinkedIn spent big on Lynda.com

LinkedIn strengthened its foothold in the career advancement and networking market last week with its largest acquisition to date and the fourth-largest deal ever in social media. The company's $1.5 billion acquisition of Lynda.com also catapults …

Why LinkedIn Corp Spent $1.5 Billion on Lynda.com

If you found the perfect job listing on LinkedIn (NYSE: LNKD ) , but you were missing some of the required skills, the newest LinkedIn acquisition should be right up your alley. Last week, LinkedIn purchased e-learning website, Lynda.com, for $1.5 billion.