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November 30, 2015 7:45 PM ET

Internet Software and Services

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
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Pinterest, Inc. Key Developments

Bigcommerce Announces Availability for Pinterest Buyable Pins

Bigcommerce announced it has partnered with Pinterest to support Buyable Pins, providing Bigcommerce merchants with the opportunity to promote and sell products to more than 100 million monthly active Pinners through Pinterest’s iOS mobile and tablet apps. Bigcommerce merchants will be among the first to have access to Buyable Pins, providing them the ability to offer a secure checkout experience optimized for mobile buyers. Buyable Pins are currently available in beta to select Bigcommerce Enterprise clients with general availability expected in early 2016.

TLI Communications GmbH Files Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against Tumblr, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter in Germany

Marathon Patent Group, Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary TLI Communications GmbH has filed a patent infringement lawsuits against Tumblr, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter in the Regional Court of Munich in Germany. TLI Communications is claiming infringement of the German part of European patent 0 814 611 B1 by the Internet service Tumblr operated by Tumblr, Inc., the Internet service Instagram operated by Instagram LLC, the Internet service Twitter operated by Twitter Inc. and Twitter Germany GmbH, and the Internet service Pinterest operated by Pinterest, Inc. and Pinterest Germany GmbH, as well as the associated application software for smartphones and tablet computers for each aforementioned service. The application software can be used on devices with all current operating systems: iOS (Apple), Android (e.g. Samsung) or Windows (e.g. Microsoft Lumia).

Pinterest Grabs Third Soma Office with 150,000-Square-Foot Lease

Pinterest has signed a lease for the entire 150,000-square-foot office development at 505 Brannan St. in what will be its third office in a half-mile stretch in South of Market. A joint venture of Alexandria Real Estate Equities and TMG Partners is developing the project, which has been approved and is scheduled to begin construction in early 2016. The building will open in 2017 and will be next to a new Muni stop on the Central Subway that will eventually connect to Chinatown.

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