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.
TypePrivate
HQSan Francisco, US
Founded2009
Size (employees)2,560 (est)+2%
Websitepinterest.com
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 Berlin, Meguro-ku, London, Chicago and in 10 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
651 Brannan St.
Chicago, US
7th Floor, 320 W Ohio St
New York, US
4th floor, 475 5th Ave
San Francisco, US
560 7th St
Seattle, US
1099 Stewart St
Seattle, US
107 Spring Street
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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 $12.3 b.
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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

Pinterest taps former Athleta exec as first CMO

Andréa Mallard, the former chief marketing officer of Athetla, has joined Pinterest as its first-ever CMO.

Pinterest Hires Former Athleta Executive Andréa Mallard as Its First Chief Marketing Officer

Another major hire amid anticipation of an IPO next year.

Pinterest just hired Athleta's top marketing exec as its first CMO, as it tries to bulk up ad revenue ahead of a potential IPO

Pinterest has hired Andréa Mallard from Gap-owned Athleta as chief marketing officer. Mallard is joining Pinterest at an important time as the company is rumored to be planning an IPO soon and is fighting to prove its value to advertisers. Pinterest recently overhauled its self-serve Ads Manager t…

The CEO of multibillion-dollar Pinterest knew he was onto something when he started getting personal emails from panicked users

Pinterest CEO and cofounder Ben Silbermann started conceptualizing Pinterest, an image-search and sharing tool, in 2007. Today, Pinterest has 250 million active users and is valued at $12.3 billion, according to The New York Times. Silbermann said he realized how popular the tool had become when …

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Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann explains how he's built a multibillion-dollar company that reaches 250 million people

Ben Silbermann is the cofounder and CEO of Pinterest, the image sharing site. Pinterest is reportedly approaching $1 billion in annual ad revenue and is valued at $13-15 billion. Silbermann built a community around his company by hiring people based on their passions, and by personally meeting Pin…
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Pinterest Company Life and Culture

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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 Ben Silbermann, Todd Morgenfeld and Vanja Josifovski.

  • How many employees does Pinterest have?

    Pinterest has 2,560 employees.

  • What is Pinterest revenue?

    Latest Pinterest annual revenue is $300 m.

  • What is Pinterest revenue per employee?

    Latest Pinterest revenue per employee is $117.2 k.

  • Who are Pinterest competitors?

    Competitors of Pinterest include Mighty Networks, Tumblr and Facebook.

  • Where is Pinterest headquarters?

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

  • Where are Pinterest offices?

    Pinterest has offices in Berlin, Meguro-ku, London, Chicago and in 10 other locations.

  • How many offices does Pinterest have?

    Pinterest has 17 offices.