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Pinterest is an online content discovery platform that provides image sharing and social media service and allows users to share media content. Read more

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Co-Founder & CEO

Ben Silbermann

CEO Approval Rating

68/100

Founded:

2009

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Instagram has been one of Pinterest's top competitors. Instagram was founded in 2010, and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California. Instagram competes in the Internet Software industry. Instagram generates $18.1B more revenue vs. Pinterest.

Snap is a top competitor of Pinterest. Snap is a Public company that was founded in Santa Monica, California in 2010. Like Pinterest, Snap also competes in the Social Media industry. Snap has 1,318 more employees vs. Pinterest.

Twitter is perceived as one of Pinterest's biggest rivals. Twitter was founded in 2006, and its headquarters is in San Francisco, California. Like Pinterest, Twitter also operates in the Social Media field. Twitter has 2,955 more employees than Pinterest.

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Pinterest Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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Annual Revenue

$1.9B

Pinterest's revenue is the ranked 16th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 54.2B. Over the last four quarters, Pinterest's revenue has grown by 78.1%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $485.2M; in Q4 2020, it was $705.6M; in Q3 2020, it was $442.6M; in Q2 2020, Pinterest's revenue was $272.5M.

Pinterest Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Jelly Industries, Inc

Mar 2017

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undisclosed
Jelly is an online search engine that lets users ask questions and get crowdsourced answers.
Math Camp, Inc.

Jul 2016

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undisclosed
Highlight designs, develops, builds and provides social networking application for iOS and Android devices.
Tote

Jun 2016

Source »
undisclosed
Tote designs, develops, builds and operates a mobile shopping app that allows users to shop products.
Fleksy, Inc.

Jun 2016

Source »
undisclosed
Fleksy designs and develops predictive custom keyboard applications for touchscreen devices.
AdLast, Inc.

May 2016

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undisclosed
URX provides a mobile application retargeting platform that lets advertisers show advertisements to people.

These are all the companies that Pinterest has acquired. Pinterest has acquired 14 companies and its latest acquisition was Jelly Industries, Inc in Mar 2017. Jelly is an online search engine that lets users ask questions and get crowdsourced answers.

Pinterest Funding History

Since Pinterest was founded in 2009, it has participated in 11 rounds of funding. In total Pinterest has raised $2.8B. Pinterest's last funding round was on Apr 2019 for a total of $1.4B

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

IPO
Apr 2019
$1.4B

Equity
Jun 2017
$150M
Series G
May 2015
$186M
Series G
Feb 2015
$367.1M
Series F
May 2014
$160M

Since Pinterest was founded in 2009, it has participated in 11 rounds of funding. In total Pinterest has raised $2.8B. Pinterest's last funding round was on Apr 2019 for a total of $1.4B

Pinterest Investments

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These are all the companies that Pinterest has invested in. Pinterest has invested 14 companies and its latest investment was Jelly Industries, Inc in Mar 2017. Jelly is an online search engine that lets users ask questions and get crowdsourced answers.

Pinterest News

June 17, 2021Adweek

L'Oreal USA Teams Up With Over 20 Pinterest Creators

More than 20 creators on Pinterest will created branded content across seven L'Oreal USA brands throu... See more »
June 16, 2021Mobile Marketing

Pinterest releases 'Inspiration Nation' report | Mobile Marketing Magazine

Pinterest has teamed up with digital insight and strategy company, Sparkler to release its 'Inspirati... See more »
June 15, 2021Canadian Reviewer

New ways to shop on Pinterest

PinterestPinterest has recently rolled out a slew of features that'll make it easier to explore and s... See more »
June 14, 2021MarketScreener

Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP Reminds Investors of Deadline in Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Pinterest, Inc. (PINS)

(marketscreener.com) RADNOR, Pa., June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer... See more »
June 11, 2021Benzinga

Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Pinterest, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - PINS

NEW YORK, June 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has b... See more »
June 9, 2021Betakit

Pinterest looking for new Canada country manager

The Canadian division of image sharing and social media company Pinterest is currently searching for ... See more »
June 9, 2021AdvertisingAge India

Pinterest lets users add gender pronouns to profiles as part of creator-driven Pride campaign

A digital film also highlights six LGBTQ+ creators on the platform... See more »

Pinterest Blogs

July 7, 2016Pinterest Blog

The big daddy of gift guides

Father's Day is less than two weeks away, so we rounded up the best gift ideas from our friends at th... See more »
July 7, 2016Pinterest Blog

Trend report: What's popular on Pinterest this month

United States of BurgersBurgers and booze mean different things to different people depending on wher... See more »
July 7, 2016Pinterest Blog

How the wedding game is changing

This month marks the one year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling to legalize same-sex mar... See more »
July 7, 2016Pinterest Blog

2 billion monthly idea searches and counting

Search engines have always been great for answering questions that have one simple answer ("Who playe... See more »
April 19, 2016Pinterest Blog

Our fastest, cleanest app yet

We're lucky enough to have over 100 million Pinners around the world coming to Pinterest to find idea... See more »
April 5, 2016Pinterest Blog

Introducing this year's Pinterest palette

Magazines and experts can tell us which hues are making the news, but what colors are Pinners really ... See more »
March 31, 2016Pinterest Blog

Trend report: What's popular on Pinterest this month

RIP chevronSay goodbye to chevron, wooden monograms and pallet swing beds. This year in home decor tr... See more »

Pinterest Press Releases

March 4, 2021WebWire

Pinterest is empowering women this season through the Pinterest Shop

To celebrate International Women's Day, Pinterest has launched a brand new Pinterest Shop collection ... See more »
February 4, 2021Business Wire

Pinterest Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pinterest, Inc. (NYSE: PINS) today announced financial results for th... See more »
January 21, 2021centralcharts

Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP Continues Investigation of Pinterest, Inc.'s Directors and Officers for Breach of Fiduciary Duties - PINS

Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP ("Scott+Scott"), an international securities and consumer rights lit... See more »
December 31, 2020GlobalNewswire

Gainey McKenna & Egleston Announces A Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against Pinterest, Inc. (PINS)

NEW YORK, Dec. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gainey McKenna & Egleston announces that a class action l... See more »
August 19, 2020Business Wire

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is Investigating Pinterest, Inc. on Behalf of Long-Term Stockholders and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #Investigation--Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C., a nationally recognized shar... See more »
May 22, 2020WebWire

Pinterest launches shopping spotlights with influencers and publishers

We introduced new and updated features to make shopping on Pinterest even easier and more inspiring. ... See more »
April 16, 2020PR Newswire Asia

Pinterest Shares the Inspiration for Ramadan at Home

SINGAPORE, April 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinterest, Inc. (NYSE: PINS) today shares the ideas that ar... See more »

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Pinterest Headquarters

808 Brannan Street

San Francisco, California94107-1532

415-762-7100

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Pinterest Summary

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Overview

Pinterest, Inc. is a web and mobile application company which allows members to "pin" images, videos and other objects to personal and public pinboards. Ben Silbermann, Paul Sciarra and Evan Sharp founded Pinterest in December 2009 and launched it in ...

CEO

Pinterest's Co-Founder & CEO, Ben Silbermann, currently has an approval rating of 68%. Pinterest's primary competitors are Instagram, Snap & Twitter.

Frequently Asked Questions about Pinterest

  1. When was Pinterest founded?

    Pinterest was founded in 2009
  2. Who is Pinterest's CEO?

    Pinterest's CEO is Ben Silbermann
  3. How much revenue does Pinterest generate?

    Pinterest generates $1.9B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Pinterest have?

    Pinterest has historically raised $2.8B in funding
  1. Where is Pinterest's headquarters?

    Pinterest's headquarters is in San Francisco California, USA
  2. How many employees does Pinterest have?

    Pinterest has 2,545 employees
  3. What sector does Pinterest operate in?

    Pinterest is in Social Media
  4. Who are Pinterest's competitors?

    Pinterest's top competitors are Instagram, Snap, Twitter