LinkedIn to Acquire SlideShare for $118 Million

written by Clare Ryan on May 3, 2012 in Acquisitions and Under The Radar with no comments
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Congratulations to Under the Radar Alumni SlideShare on being acquired by LinkedIn! The deal is reportedly valued at over $118 Million. The deal will include about 45% cash and about 55% stock, and is expected to be completed in the second quarter.

SlideShare, founded in 2006, provides a way to share presentations on the Web. According to LinkedIn, Slide Share in March had nearly 29 million unique visitors. The site has nearly 7.4 million presentations embedded on more than 1.4 million Web domains. (Source).

We look forward to seeing the results of this acquisition in the end of this year.  Stay tuned…