Lessons from Successful Startups: The Origins of Linkedin

If you’re not embarrassed by your version one release, you released it too late. — Reid Hoffman, Principal Founder of LinkedIn
Presentation for Week 1 of Creative Founder at California College of the Arts
“The truth is virality starts very slowly because your user base is your sales force, and in the beginning your user base is very small. You have a very small sales force. It’s just over time that gets more and more powerful. You have to really look at the dynamic and not so much at the absolute numbers.” 
 — Konstantin Guericke, Cofounder of LinkedIn