Web 2.0's Long Road to IPOs

As recession looms, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Slide are taking a go-easy approach before selling shares to the public
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During the Web's heyday, a profitable Internet company nearing $100 million in annual sales while luring a million new customers a month would have found itself on the IPO fast track. But that's hardly the case for LinkedIn, a professional networking site that has cleared those hurdles and then some.

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