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Location:San Francisco, CA
Founded:2009
Markets:social media and search; curated web; social bookmarking; social media

Description

Pinterest is a social bookmarking site with a virtual pinboard interface that visually showcases the user's interests.+ more about Pinterest

Pinterest is a visual discovery and planning tool. People ("Pinners") use the site and apps to get ideas for their future, such as recipes, places to travel, and products to buy, and save the things they love to their own boards. Pinners also follow the boards of others who they find interesting. The site experienced rapid growth in the second half of 2011 and is now a widely used social media application.

Financing

Status:private
Total Funding:$1.13b+ more funding details
Investors:Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, FirstMark Capital, Fidelity Investments, Valiant Capital Partners, SV Angel, Slow Ventures, Rakuten, New York Angels
DateAmountInvestors
1 / 2010500,000New York Angels. FirstMark Capital. 
5 / 201110,000,000FirstMark Capital. Bessemer Venture Partners. 
10 / 201127,000,000FirstMark Capital. Bessemer Venture Partners. Andreessen Horowitz. 
5 / 2012100,000,000Slow Ventures. Rakuten. Andreessen Horowitz. FirstMark Capital. Bessemer Venture Partners. 
2 / 2013200,000,000Bessemer Venture Partners. Andreessen Horowitz. FirstMark Capital. Valiant Capital Partners. 
4 / 2013513
10 / 2013225,000,000FirstMark Capital. Andreessen Horowitz. Fidelity Investments. Valiant Capital Partners. Bessemer Venture Partners. 
5 / 2014200,000,000Valiant Capital Partners. FirstMark Capital. Fidelity Investments. Bessemer Venture Partners. SV Angel. Andreessen Horowitz. 
3 / 2015367,000,000Andreessen Horowitz. Bessemer Venture Partners. 

The Pinterest Management Team

Ben SilbermannCo-Founder, CEO
Evan SharpCo-Founder
Paul SciarraCo-founder
Joanne BradfordHead of Partnerships

Pinterest Team's Most Common Backgrounds

Previous organizations:
Google. Twitter. Yahoo!. Greycroft Partners. Cold Brew Labs. 
Previous roles:
Software Engineer. Engineer. Board Observer. Software Engineer Intern. Co-Founder. 
Schools:
Yale University. Stanford University. San Diego State University. Loyola University, Chicago. University of Illinois, Urbana, Champaign. 
School majors:
Computer Science. Entertainment Technology. Marketing. Design as Author/Entrepreneur. History. 
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DataFox Quality Scores

Overall score:1064
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Pinterest Competitors

twitter.com/ icon, visit the Twitter profile on DataFoxTwitter
google.com icon, visit the Google profile on DataFoxGoogle
www.facebook.com/ icon, visit the Facebook profile on DataFoxFacebook
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