ISSUE – May. 27 | LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman leads $30M investment in social petition site, joined by Bill Gates

LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman is leading a $30 million investment round in the social petition site, and he is joined by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Sam Altman, president of startup accelerator Y Combinator. Change was founded in 2007, and Hoffman wrote in a post on LinkedIn that Change has close to 200 million users who have helped delivered 21,000 “victories,” instances of a government organization or business making a change due to a petition. [ Geek Wire ]