Friday, 4 May 2012
LinkedIn Acquires Professional Content Sharing Platform SlideShare For $119M
LinkedIn has just acquired professional content sharing platform SlideShare for $119 million in cash and stock. We've pasted the release below. SlideShare is a sharing platform for business documents, videos and presentations. SlideShare lets anyone share presentations and video and also serves as a social discovery platform for users to find relevant content and connect with other members who share similar interests. The company also has a huge enterprise following, and companies like IBM and others use the platform to curate content from all of their employees and partners on a branded page.