Pinterest, Inc. provides a visual discovery tool that helps users to discover ideas for various projects and interests on the Internet. Its platform allows posting content, including photos, comments, links, news and updates, and other materials. The company’s platform also helps people around the world to find and save recipes, parenting hacks, style inspiration, and other ideas to try; and businesses to get discovered by people looking for ideas to try, buy, and do. In addition, it offers tools, such as brand guidelines, buyable pins, pinterest analytics, promoted pins, rich pins, browser button, and widget builder for developers.
Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
1,734 (est)+3%
Pinterest was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at Pinterest

Ben Silbermann

Ben Silbermann

Co-Founder, CEO
Todd  Morgenfeld

Todd Morgenfeld

Vanja Josifovski

Vanja Josifovski

Evan Sharp

Evan Sharp

Paul Sciarra

Paul Sciarra

Tim Kendall

Tim Kendall

Matt Crystal

Matt Crystal

Online Partnerships
Jure Leskovec

Jure Leskovec

Chief Scientist
Gene Alston

Gene Alston

Head of Business Development

Pinterest Office Locations

Pinterest has offices in San Francisco, Berlin, Paris, São Paulo and in 10 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
808 Brannan St.
São Paulo, BR
São Paulo State Of São Paulo
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Pinterest Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Pinterest's latest funding round in June 2017 was reported to be $150 m. In total, Pinterest has raised $1.5 b. Pinterest's latest valuation is reported to be $12.3 b.

Pinterest Financial Metrics

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

Revenue (Y, 2016)

300 m

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


Market valuation

12.3 b
USDY, 2015Y, 2016


100 m300 m

Revenue growth, %

USDY, 2016


269 k

Pinterest Operating Metrics

Pinterest's Registered Users was reported to be 176 m in Jan, 2015. Pinterest's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 175 m in Apr, 2017
Jan, 2015Oct, 2015Oct, 2016Apr, 2017

Registered Users

176 m

Monthly Active Users

88 m100 m150 m175 m

Monthly Active Users (US)

70 m

    Pinterest Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
    InstapaperAugust 23, 2016
    ToteJune 22, 2016
    FleksyJune 15, 2016
    URXMay 03, 2016
    The HuntDecember 08, 2015
    KoseiJanuary 21, 2015
    IcebergsJuly 30, 2014
    VisualGraphJanuary 06, 2014
    HackermeterOctober 11, 2013
    LivestarMarch 20, 2013
    PunchforkJanuary 03, 2013

    Pinterest Job Categories

    Pinterest Median Salaries

    Source: 192 public H-1B filings from Pinterest

    Pinterest Online and Social Media Presence

    Pinterest Company Life and Culture

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