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May 27, 2015 7:13 AM ET

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Company Overview of Pinterest, Inc.

Company Overview

Pinterest, Inc. provides a platform to discover and save creative ideas for various projects and interests. Its platform allows posting content, including photos, comments, links, and other materials. The company’s platform also offers documentation guidance, sample codes, downloads, and tools for developers; and for business to get discovered by people looking for things to plan, buy, and do. Its platform can be accessed on Android and iOS devices. Pinterest, Inc. was formerly known as Cold Brew Labs Inc. and changed its name to Pinterest, Inc. in November 2010. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is based in San Francisco, California.

808 Brannan Street

San Francisco, CA 94103-4904

United States

Founded in 2008





Key Executives for Pinterest, Inc.

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Head of Partnerships
Age: 51
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Pinterest, Inc. Key Developments

Pinterest Plans Expansion in Europe

Pinterest will focus in 2015 on expanding its user base in Europe. The company will open offices in the Netherlands, Spain, Italy and Sweden in 2015.

Pinterest Is Reportedly In Talks To Raise $500 Million

Pinterest, Inc. is in talks to raise $500 million in a round of funding, according to people familiar with the matter. It is unclear whether any new investors will join the round, which is expected to close in the coming weeks. The fresh infusion of funds will help Pinterest keep pace with its growth spurt. A Pinterest spokesman declined to comment, reported WSJ.

Pinterest Launches Location-Based Pins

Pinterest is now letting users add location to their pins. Pinterest announced there are more than 750 million travel-related pins on the site already. With the new location-based pins, users will be able to create maps for friends visiting from out of town, or vacation spots they want to see.

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