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.
Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
2,094 (est)
Pinterest was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People/Management 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

Chuck Rosenberg

Chuck Rosenberg

Head of Computer Vision
Jure Leskovec

Jure Leskovec

Chief Scientist
Matt Crystal

Matt Crystal

Online Partnerships
Randy Keller

Randy Keller

Head of Search

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.
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 $12.3 b.
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Pinterest Financials

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
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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

Registered Users

176 m200 m

Monthly Active Users

88 m100 m150 m175 m200 m

Monthly Active Users (US)

70 m

Daily Active Users

150 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
VisualGraphJanuary 06, 2014
HackermeterOctober 11, 2013
LivestarMarch 20, 2013
PunchforkJanuary 03, 2013

Pinterest Median Salaries

Source: 192 public H-1B filings from Pinterest
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Pinterest's Web-traffic and Trends

Pinterest Online and Social Media Presence

Pinterest News and Updates

Pinterest now lets you archive your boards and rearrange pins

Pinterest has announced a slew of new tools designed to help users organize their pins and boards. First up, a new archiving option lets you file a board away for posterity. This feature serves a number of purposes — for example, you may wish to revisit an old board you’ve created if it pertains to …

Pinterest Now Lets You Reorder the Pins on Your Boards

Today’s update makes the image-saving service an even more capable productivity tool.

Pinterest sees 600 million visual searches every month

Pinterest shared insights into its Lens visual search tool today, one year after the social media platform launched the tool in beta for its Android and iOS apps. Together with Pinterest browser extensions and Pin searches, Lens is now used to complete 600 million visual searches every month, with p…

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Pinterest, a quiet giant in machine-vision research, hires a Google guru

When you think about the major players in AI, a bunch of names leap to mind: Google, Microsoft, IBM, Facebook. One that you might overlook is Pinterest. But the company, whose whole business rests on wrangling vast quantities of imagery, has long done ambitious work in super-smart visual search. (My…

20 Uses For Old T-Shirts

How to give T-shirts new life and cut down on waste.
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Pinterest Company Life and Culture

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