Pinterest

Pinterest

Pinterest is a photo sharing, publishing website, social media web and mobile application company.

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Timeline

December 14, 2020
Pinterest agrees to pay $20 million to its former COO Francoise Brougher and her attorneys for a gender discrimination lawsuit she filed in August.
August 4, 2020
Pinterest tops 400 million monthly active users--with Gen Z, men and Millennials driving growth.
June 2020
Pinterest announces that it has about 400 million monthly active users, most of whom are women.
May 22, 2020
Pinterest launches shopping spotlights with influencers and publishers
April 8, 2019
Pinterest sets a price range of $15 to $17 per share for its IPO of 75 million shares.
2019
Pinterest beats revenue on user addition and lifts 2019 sales forecast.

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
Pinterest funding round, June 2017
150,000,000
June 2017
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Ben Silbermann

Co-Founder, CEO

Abby Maldonado

Employee

Adam Ward

Employee

Adrian Aoun

Investor

Aimee Wong

Employee

Alli Kopas

Employee

Amy Jennison

Employee

Aren Sandersen

Employee

Benjamin Ling

Advisor

BreAnn Cheung

Employee

Brian Cohen

Investor

Cara Brennan Allamano, MS, SPHR

Employee

Chris Dixon

Investor

Danielle Sandre

Employee

Dave Morin

Investor

Elad Gil

Investor

Elia Ma

Employee

Evan Sharp

Co-Founder

Fritz Lanman

Investor

Genevieve Chayer

Employee

Ghadir Alharazi

Employee

Jack Abraham

Investor

Jeff Jordan

Investor

Jeff Miller

Employee

Jeremy Stoppelman

Investor

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Further reading

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Link
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Date

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Date
Link

Companies

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CEO
Location
Products/Services

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Sarah Perez
January 22, 2021
TechCrunch
Pinterest is expanding its virtual makeup try-on capabilities with today's launch of a new augmented reality feature that allows online shoppers to virtually try on new eyeshadow. Initially, Pinterest is allowing try-on with 4,000 shades from brands like Lancome, YSL, Urban Decay, and NYX Cosmetics. The feature leverages Pinterest's existing Lens visual search technology, its [...]
January 19, 2021
AP NEWS
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey on Tuesday slapped advertising bans on Twitter, Periscope and Pinterest over their non-compliance with a controversial new law that requires social media platforms to...
Pomerantz LLP
January 13, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Pinterest, Inc. ("Pinterest" or the "Company") (NYSE: PINS). Such investors are...
Emma Witman
December 23, 2020
Business Insider
You can use the Pinterest board toolbar to help you stay on top of projects by creating a to-do list and reorganizing the order of boards.
Emma Witman
December 23, 2020
Business Insider
You can add notes to yourself on Pinterest to help you keep tabs on your ideas and interests on boards.
Kari Paul
December 18, 2020
the Guardian
A banner celebrating the IPO of Pinterest hangs on the front of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, 18 April 2019. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters
Kari Paul
December 18, 2020
the Guardian
A banner celebrating the IPO of Pinterest hangs on the front of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, 18 April 2019. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters
Nick Statt
December 16, 2020
The Verge
A detailed law firm investigation into Pinterest's company culture has resulted in numerous recommendations on how the firm should handle workplace conflicts, including harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. The company voted unanimously to adopt the recommendations, and it released the report to employees today.
Megan Rose Dickey
December 16, 2020
TechCrunch
Pinterest has committed to adopting the recommendations from its special committee of the Board of Directors, the company wrote in a blog post today. The committee formed earlier this year in June, shortly after two former employees, Ifeoma Ozoma and Aerica Shimizu Banks, went public with their allegations of racial and gender discrimination while working [...]
Kate Duffy
December 16, 2020
Business Insider
Senior women in tech, including Dr. Timnit Gebru, contrasted the settlement with the way two Black women who resigned from Pinterest were treated.
Megan Rose Dickey
December 15, 2020
TechCrunch
When Ifeoma Ozoma and Aerica Shimizu Banks, formerly of Pinterest's policy team, alleged racial and gender discrimination at Pinterest in June, the hope was for Pinterest to make them whole and address its culture of alleged discrimination, Ozoma told TechCrunch. But that's not what happened. Just two months later, former Pinterest COO Françoise Brougher sued [...]
Rupert Neate
December 15, 2020
the Guardian
Former chief operating officer Françoise Brougher accepts settlement on condition it is made public
Kate Duffy
December 15, 2020
Business Insider
Francoise Brougher, Pinterest's former COO, told The New York Times she hoped the settlement was "a first step in creating a better work environment."
Zoe Schiffer
December 14, 2020
The Verge
Pinterest and former COO Françoise Brougher will jointly contribute $2.5 million to philanthropies supporting women in tech as part of the agreement.
Megan Rose Dickey
December 14, 2020
TechCrunch
Pinterest today announced it has settled the gender discrimination lawsuit brought forth by former COO Francoise Brougher. In August, Brougher sued Pinterest, alleging gender discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination. As part of the settlement, Pinterest will pay $20 million to Brougher and her attorneys, and both Pinterest and Brougher will commit $2.5 million toward "Advancing [...]
Chris Velazco
December 10, 2020
Engadget
To help its more active users wrangle their "visual inspiration" more easily -- and to keep moments like the one I've described from happening too often -- Pinterest has rolled out a handful of new organizational tools.
Sarah Perez
December 10, 2020
TechCrunch
Pinterest today is adding a few new features -- notes, favorites and a board toolbar -- aimed at helping those who use their boards for making lists of gift ideas, or who have a hard time navigating and sorting through boards with a larger number of items. The additions follow a blowout third quarter for [...]
Tyler Sonnemaker
December 2, 2020
Business Insider
The lawsuit claims that Pinterest's top executives and legal department ignored complaints of harassment.
November 11, 2020
WebWire
The year 2020 presented many unknowns, but what has been clear is excitement for the holiday season. While Pinners are always early in their holiday planning, this year was earlier than ever with holiday searches on Pinterest up 77% in April compared with April 2019, including a 3x increase in searches for "Christmas gift ideas" 8 months before December1. With people spending more time at home than ever before, an eagerness to spread joy (and splurge on self care), along with historical hi...
Arwa Mahdawi
October 30, 2020
the Guardian
The platform has a confusing cultural appropriation policy, but it deserves some credit for attempting to tackle the issue at all
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