LinkedIn is a valuable resource for professionals around the world. It's a chance to connect with like-minded people, find jobs, get advice from experts in your field, and join groups that offer all of the above.
For entrepreneurs, these groups can be the ultimate resource for improving and growing your business. Here are 19 LinkedIn groups you can join to expand your entrepreneurial network.
This group is all about connecting people at the executive level so they can share advice on leadership, decision-making and more. As a member, you will join more than 316,000 others who get access to a web-series, discussion boards and practical advice.
With more than 253,000 members, this group, aimed at startups, mentors, founder and investors, acts a resource for entrepreneurs. Here you will find support, tips for planning your business, crowd funding, network and so much more.
This "non-profit organization of, by and for entrepreneurs" boasts more than 26,000 members and provides support on topics like legal help, human resources, public relations, technology and more.
This group aims to facilitate discussion and idea sharing among entrepreneurs all over the world. With 20,000 members, this group invites you to share ideas and connect with other likeminded professionals.
With 1 million members, this group covers all areas of the digital marketing world. It includes social media marketing, mobile marketing, search engine marketing, online advertising and more. It also offers updates to industry reports and whitepapers.
With around 6,200 members, this group is for entrepreneurs seeking startup funding, and for more established businesses in need of capital for further growth.
Founded in 2008, this group now has more than 35,000 members. The aim is to connect current and aspiring entrepreneurs to find answers, ask questions and connect with similar professionals.
If you're looking to connect with fellow trend hunters and visionaries in a variety of industries like marketing, consumer insights, strategic planning and trend tracking, then this group is for you. Join more than 482,000 other members and share your ideas.
Committed to collaboration for the improvement of leadership, this group, with almost 222,000 members, aims to identify the relationship between leader and follower, with open discussions about leadership concepts and practices.
This group gives entrepreneurs the chance to discuss marketing, sales, finance, operations, hiring, and other startup topics with almost 630,000 other members.
This group of " community of private equity, mergers and acquisitions and venture capital professionals " is perfect for entrepreneurs seeking to learn more about funding from more than 261,000 members and discuss best practices, articles, books, events, and deal flow.
With 1.6 million members and 20 subgroups, this group tags itself as the largest and most active social media marketing group on LinkedIn. Moderated by professionals, members join interactive discussions on topics like social media marketing, non-profits, etc.
A collective of more than 17,000 dedicated entrepreneurs and women in business participate in the group for support, sharing ideas and struggles. Members also promote their business with the goal of building their network and sharing resources.
This free community of more than 19,200 members provides information and support to entrepreneurs and small business owners in the startup phase. The topics range from marketing, recruiting and financing, to working from home ideas, slogans and branding.
The 10,600 members of this group come together to discuss issues facing small businesses, additionally, business owners seek qualified professionals to provide services in the hopes of getting both perspectives and experiences on small business issues.
Based in Chicago, this group of 2,100 members aim to provide support for organizations and small businesses. COSE fights for the rights of small business owners and provides a forum for small businesses owners to connect and learn from each other.
With an impressive 735,400 members, this group connects entrepreneurs interested in any aspect of marketing (social, email, search engine, mobile and web) to learn and connect with experts on those topics.
This group, boasting 5,700 members, describes itself as being "dedicated to providing networking opportunities and collaboration among startup founders, founding team members, and startup advisor."
Approaching 25,000 members, this group is made up of experienced professionals who are ready to discuss the latest trends in business to help make your business more successful and profitable.