Today s going to be a bit light on posting as I am under the weather and have been in bed all day. But there are one or two stories I wanted to say something about while it was still topical. One of those is LinkedIn. This post isn't about valuation. Rather, it is about strategy, loosely based on the news that LinkedIn may acquire mobile content platform Pulse.
If you recall, LinkedIn was pilloried for its post-IPO performance as a stock. It has since turned that around and then some. As 2012 began, the stock was near all-time lows. But it has since tripled in value and still sports only a $19 billion market cap, while Facebook has more than triple the valuation at $67 billion. There is a lot of room for improvement if LinkedIn continues to execute. Here's why?
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.