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Pinterest is a company that develops a social networking site for saving and discovering creative ideas. The platform allows posting photos, comments, links, news and updates, and other materials. It helps people to find and save recipes, parenting hacks, style inspiration, etc.
TypePrivate
Founded2009
HQSan Francisco, US
Websitepinterest.com
Employee Ratings4.3

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)2,769(+2%)
Job Openings137
Revenue (Y, 2016)$300 M(+200%)

Key People/Management at Pinterest

Paul Sciarra

Paul Sciarra

Co-Founder
Evan Sharp

Evan Sharp

Co-Founder
Ben Silbermann

Ben Silbermann

Co-Founder, CEO
Todd Morgenfeld

Todd Morgenfeld

CFO
Vanja Josifovski

Vanja Josifovski

CTO, VP of Engineering
Francoise Brougher

Francoise Brougher

COO
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Pinterest Office Locations

Pinterest has offices in San Francisco, Seattle, New York, Los Angeles and in 15 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
651 Brannan St, San Francisco
Atlanta, US
Atlanta, GA, USA
Chicago, US
320 W Ohio St 7th Floor
Detroit, US
Detroit, MI, USA
Los Angeles, US
Los Angeles, CA, USA
New York, US
475 5th Ave 4th floor
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Pinterest Financials and Metrics

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Pinterest Revenue

Pinterest's revenue was reported to be $300 m in Y, 2016 which is a 200% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Y, 2016)

300.0m

Revenue growth (Y, 2015 - Y, 2016), %

200%

Market valuation

12.3b
USDY, 2015Y, 2016

Revenue

100.0m300.0m

Revenue growth, %

200%
USDY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

269.0k
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Pinterest Operating Metrics

Pinterest's Registered Users was reported to be 200 m in Jan, 2018. Pinterest's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 250 m in Sep, 2018.
Jan, 2015Oct, 2015Oct, 2016Apr, 2017Sep, 2017Jan, 2018Sep, 2018

Monthly Active Users

88 m100 m150 m175 m200 m250 m

Monthly Active Users (US)

70 m125 m

Pins

175 b

Registered Users

176 m200 m
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Pinterest Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Jelly HQMarch 08, 2017
InstapaperAugust 23, 2016
Math CampJuly 15, 2016
ToteJune 22, 2016
FleksyJune 15, 2016
URXMay 03, 2016
PextDecember 08, 2015
The HuntDecember 08, 2015
KoseiJanuary 21, 2015
IcebergsJuly 30, 2014
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Pinterest Online and Social Media Presence

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Pinterest News and Updates

Kroger Precision Marketing Partners with Pinterest on Targeting and Closed Loop Measurement

CINCINNATI, March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Kroger Precision Marketing (KPM) are excited to announce a strategic integrated media and measurement relationship with Pinterest. This relationship enables advertisers to leverage Kroger's first-party data for...

As Pinterest and Facebook move to shut down anti-vaxxers, Twitter’s Jack Dorsey appeared on a podcast with one

Dorsey endorsed Ben Greenfield as a health expert. Greenfield thinks vaccinations lead to autism. Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube and Amazon are all working to keep dangerous anti-vaccination rumors and hoaxes from getting attention. Twitter’s Jack Dorsey, unintentionally it seems, is doing the…

'They should all be worried': Google's move to bring shoppable ads to image searches should terrify Amazon, Instagram and Pinterest

  Google is rolling out shoppable ads to search results on Google Images and extending its "showcase shopping ads" to Google Images.  Other platforms including Amazon, Instagram and Pinterest also are focusing on visual search as brands use it to find customers and boost sales. But media buyers …

Pinterest expands personalized shopping recommendations

Pinterest introduced a range of new and expanded services today to grow its offerings for merchants who want to sell products among user Pins.

Pinterest takes the lead in the fight against online misinformation

The battle against misinformation just signed up a powerful, albeit unlikely ally: Pinterest. Earlier this week, the social network evoked the nuclear option, electing to shut down search queries likely to lead to false or misleading information, according to the Wall Street Journal. The search term…

The tech giant fighting anti-vaxxers isn’t Twitter or Facebook. It’s Pinterest

While the social media world scratches its beard about content moderation, Pinterest proves it doesn’t have to be all that hard. We really do live in the era of fake news, but it’s not born from traditional news organizations. Social media networks are to blame, as they allow any person or bot insta…
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Pinterest Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Pinterest founded?

    Pinterest was founded in 2009.

  • Who are Pinterest key executives?

    Pinterest's key executives are Paul Sciarra, Evan Sharp and Ben Silbermann.

  • How many employees does Pinterest have?

    Pinterest has 2,769 employees.

  • What is Pinterest revenue?

    Latest Pinterest annual revenue is $300 m.

  • What is Pinterest revenue per employee?

    Latest Pinterest revenue per employee is $108.3 k.

  • Who are Pinterest competitors?

    Competitors of Pinterest include Instagram, Twitter and MyHeritage.

  • Where is Pinterest headquarters?

    Pinterest headquarters is located at 651 Brannan St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Pinterest offices?

    Pinterest has offices in San Francisco, Seattle, New York, Los Angeles and in 15 other locations.

  • How many offices does Pinterest have?

    Pinterest has 23 offices.