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Timeline

February 10, 2021
Microsoft Corp approaches Pinterest about a potential deal to acquire the $51 billion social media company.
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

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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News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Erin Griffith
September 13, 2021
www.nytimes.com
In a lawsuit, a woman who said she had helped create Pinterest claimed the founders had agreed to compensate her but never did.
August 10, 2021
mint
The end of Covid-19 fever dreams proves a bit of a nightmare for Pinterest
Sarah Perez
July 29, 2021
TechCrunch
Pinterest's shares had popped last week when Snap posted its best quarter in four years, as investors were betting Pinterest's image-based social app would also see a return in advertiser spending. Those expectations now appear to be correct, as Pinterest beat on earnings with second-quarter revenue of $613.2 million and earnings per share of 25 [...]
Sarah Perez
July 27, 2021
TechCrunch
Pinterest today is increasing its investment in the creator community by introducing new tools that will allow creators to make money from their content. Now, creators will be able to tag products in their Idea Pins -- a video-first feature the company first launched this spring -- to make their content "shoppable." They'll also now [...]
Amanda Silberling
July 1, 2021
TechCrunch
Starting today, Pinterest will prohibit all advertisers from sharing ads that promote weight loss. This includes any language and imagery that encourages weight loss, promotes weight loss products, idealizes certain body types, or references the BMI (which is often a poor indicator of overall health). This makes Pinterest the first major social media platform to [...]
Pomerantz LLP
June 23, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Pinterest, Inc. ("Pinterest" or the "Company") (NYSE: PINS) and...
Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP
June 20, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP reminds Pinterest, Inc. (NYSE: PINS) ("Pinterest") investors that a securities fraud class...
Isabelle Kirkwood
June 9, 2021
BetaKit
Pinterest's Canadian division is currently searching for a new country manager as the firm looks to continue scaling in Canada.
DNA Web Team
June 8, 2021
DNA India
Several websites including Reddit, Pinterest, Twitch down after CDN provider suffers outage - Several websites suffered an outage after CDN service provider Fastly went down in several regions. The affected websites include Reddit, Twitch, Pinterest, The Guardian, among others.
Sarah Perez
June 7, 2021
TechCrunch
Pinterest has long positioned itself a source for inspiration that could ultimately lead to online purchases. And over the years, it has worked on features to better connect consumers with the products and services they want to buy, like shoppable pins, visual search, AR try-on, product recommendations and more. Today, the company is rolling out [...]
Pomerantz LLP
June 1, 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...
May 20, 2021
WebWire
We've heard from our more than 475 million Pinners that they want to engage with video and explore content directly on Pinterest. Today, we're introducing Idea Pins, our multi-page video format, to all creators in the US, UK, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. This new access and capability will empower anyone with a business account to create inspiring content and better interact with their audiences, building more engaged communities directly on Pinterest. ...
Aleeya Mayo
May 19, 2021
Business Insider
The social media company plans to hire more people of color and female executives by 2025 in an attempt to create a more inclusive company.
Pomerantz LLP
May 18, 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...
Sarah Perez
May 18, 2021
TechCrunch
Pinterest is expanding further into the creator community with today's launch of a video-first feature called "Idea Pins," aimed at creators who want to tell their stories using video, music, creative editing tools and more. The feature feels a lot like Pinterest's own take on TikTok, mixed with Stories, as the new Pins allow creators [...]
Pomerantz LLP
May 11, 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...
Kari Paul in San Francisco
May 10, 2021
the Guardian
Ifeoma Ozoma has co-sponsored a bill to protect workers who speak out on discrimination or harassment. 'Coming forward should not carry as much risk,' she said
Pomerantz LLP
May 3, 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...
Will Daniel
April 30, 2021
markets.businessinsider.com
SOPA Images / Contributor/Getty Images CFRA's John Freeman says Pinterest is a "strong-buy" and could hit $93 per share. The pric...
Josh Scott
April 21, 2021
BetaKit
Canadian ecommerce giant Shopify has expanded its partnership with American social media company Pinterest to 27 additional countries.
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