Pinterest 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, as well as businesses to get discovered by people looking for ideas to try, buy and do. In addition, Pinterest offers tools, such as brand guidelines, buyable pins, pinterest analytics, promoted pins, rich pins, browser button and widget builder for developers.
Type
Private
HQ
San Francisco, US
Founded
2009
Size (employees)
2,183 (est)+3%
Pinterest was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Pinterest

Ben Silbermann

Ben Silbermann

Co-Founder, CEO
Todd  Morgenfeld

Todd Morgenfeld

CFO
Vanja Josifovski

Vanja Josifovski

CTO
Francoise Brougher

Francoise Brougher

COO
Paul Sciarra

Paul Sciarra

Co-Founder
Evan Sharp

Evan Sharp

Co-Founder
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Pinterest Office Locations

Pinterest has offices in São Paulo, San Francisco, Seattle, Atlanta and in 10 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
808 Brannan St.
Seattle, US
107 Spring Street
São Paulo, BR
São Paulo - State of São Paulo
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Pinterest Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Pinterest's latest funding round in June 2017 was reported to be $150 m. In total, Pinterest has raised $1.7 b. Pinterest's latest valuation is reported to be $11.9 b.
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Pinterest Financials

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 m

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

200%

Market valuation

11.9 b
USDY, 2015Y, 2016

Revenue

100 m300 m

Revenue growth, %

200%
USDY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

269 k
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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 200 m in Sep, 2017. Pinterest's Daily Active Users was reported to be 150 m in Mar, 2017.
Jan, 2015Oct, 2015Oct, 2016Mar, 2017Apr, 2017Sep, 2017Jan, 2018

Daily Active Users

150 m

Monthly Active Users

88 m100 m150 m175 m200 m

Monthly Active Users (US)

70 m

Registered Users

176 m200 m
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Pinterest Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Jelly HQ March 08, 2017
Instapaper August 23, 2016
Math Camp July 15, 2016
Tote June 22, 2016
Fleksy (6)June 15, 2016
URX May 03, 2016
Pext December 08, 2015
The Hunt (34)December 08, 2015
Kosei January 21, 2015
Icebergs July 30, 2014
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Pinterest News and Updates

I Tried Popular Pinterest Hacks To Become A Morning Person

Will I go from night owl to early bird? View Entire Post ›

Build A Travel Pinterest Board To Discover Your Perfect Vacation

Turn your dream trip into a reality. View Entire Post ›

Design Your Wedding Pinterest Board And We'll Tell You When You'll Get Married

The pins tell all. View Entire Post ›

Pinterest aims for products from the store down your street as its next big ad business

Pinterest is known for having, and promoting, a lot of business content. It’s actually a majority of the content, and it’s usually from some of the most well-known brands that feed into the kinds of sometimes dream-level wants and needs of its users. And while Pinterest a majority of Pinterest’s pot…

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Greenhouse Inclusion aims to reduce bias in the hiring process

Unconscious and implicit biases can show up every step of the hiring the process. That’s why Greenhouse, a recruiting and applicant tracking program, has partnered with diversity and inclusion consulting firm Paradigm to bake in inclusive hiring practices throughout the entire process. Greenhouse In…
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