Confident or arrogant? LinkedIn ups valuation to $4B

LinkedIn, a social network that connects professionals to help form new business contacts, increased the share pricing for its initial public offering tomorrow to between $42 and $45 — giving the company a valuation of around $4 billion — according to an updated filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Gobble raises $1.2M for “peer-to-peer lasagna”

If you’re a workaholic at a tech startup (or anywhere else), it’s probably a challenge to make sure you’re eating tasty, healthy meals, at least if you aren’t being fed by the chefs at a company like Google. So a startup called Gobble just launched an online marketplace where you can order home-cooked meals for pickup and delivery.

AddThis creator closes $20M in series D

Clearspring Technologies, the creator of the AddThis social content sharing platform, can now add this to its list of accomplishments: $20 million in series D funding in a round led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP).Clearspring’s existing investors also participated in the round.

LinkedIn claims $3B valuation in IPO pricing

Business social networking site LinkedIn has priced its initial public offering between $32 and $35 per share, meaning the company seeks to raise up to $175 million and would be valued at $3 billion, according to an updated filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.