Reid Hoffman, the entrepreneur and serial investor, was the founding CEO of LinkedIn, where during his time the website gained over 9 million members and profitability. Before LinkedIn, Hoffman was the Executive Vice President of Paypal, and was responsible for partnerships with the likes of Intuit, Visa and Mastercard. The successful entrepreneur now serves on the Board of Directors for SixApart and Modzilla Corporations as well as at LinkedIn. Hoffman holds a BS in Symbolic Systems from Stamford University and a Master's degree in Philosophy at Oxford University.
In this video interview Reid Hoffman clearly outlines his thoughts on the government's role in creating an environment for small businesses and entrepreneurs and how it should go about stimulating entrepreneurship. Find out why Hoffman believes London to be the entrepreneurial capital of Europe and why the recession is a good time to start a business. He also gives expert advice on timing, and when best to enter a market, as well as gaining angel investment and on philanthropy.
This video is an invaluable resource for anyone considering starting up and draws from a wealth of experience of one of the most famous entrepreneurs there is.
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