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About LinkedIn

Company Information

  • The site officially launched on May 5, 2003. At the end of the first month in operation, LinkedIn had a total of 4,500 members in the network.
  • The company is publicly held and has a diversified business model with revenues coming from talent solutions, marketing solutions and premium subscription products.

  • Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., LinkedIn also has U.S. offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Omaha and San Francisco. International LinkedIn offices are located in Amsterdam, Bangalore, Beijing, Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, Melbourne, Milan, Mumbai, Munich, New Delhi, Paris, Perth, São Paulo, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto.

  • LinkedIn is currently available in twenty three languages: English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai and Turkish.

  • LinkedIn has more than 5,400 full-time employees with offices in 27 cities around the world. LinkedIn started off 2012 with about 2,100 full-time employees worldwide, up from around 1,000 at the beginning of 2011 and about 500 at the beginning of 2010.

Worldwide Membership

  • LinkedIn operates the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 300 million members in over 200 countries and territories.

  • Professionals are signing up to join LinkedIn at a rate of more than two new members per second.

  • Sixty-seven percent of LinkedIn members are located outside of the United States.

  • There are over 39 million students and recent college graduates on LinkedIn. They are LinkedIn's fastest-growing demographic.

Membership by country
LinkedIn Global Membership June 27

Regional membership

97M+ EMEA
75M+ Europe
50M+ Asia and the Pacific
9M+ Southeast Asia

4M+ DACH
12M+ MENA
40M+ LATAM

Product Metrics

  • LinkedIn counts executives from all 2013 Fortune 500 companies as members; its corporate talent solutions are used by 89 of the Fortune 100 companies.

  • LinkedIn members did over 5.7 billion professionally-oriented searches on the platform in 2012.
  • More than 3 million companies have LinkedIn Company Pages.
  • There are more than 1.5 million unique publishers actively using the LinkedIn Share button on their sites to send content into the LinkedIn platform.
  • LinkedIn members are sharing insights and knowledge in more than 2.1 million LinkedIn Groups.
  • In the first quarter of 2014, mobile accounted for 43 percent of unique visiting members to LinkedIn.

Financial Metrics

Q1 2014 Financial Metrics

According to comScore, which excludes mobile, unique visitors (including members and non-members) averaged 142 million in the first quarter of 2014. When including SlideShare, which LinkedIn acquired in May 2012, LinkedIn averaged 186 million unique visitors in the first quarter of 2014.