Post Tagged with: "Pinterest"

Pinterest Buys Icebergs, the Pinterest for Creatives
/ July 31, 2014 12:13 pm
Pinterest Buys Icebergs, the Pinterest for Creatives

TechCrunch reports “Pinterest has acquired Icebergs, a “Pinterest for creative types,” which offered an online collaboration service that allowed users to organize their projects, including not only images, but also articles, files, videos, and other content, and share that content with others.” . Read More

Pinterest Introduces New Category Pages you can follow on Mobile & Web
/ July 18, 2014 11:08 am
Pinterest Introduces New Category Pages you can follow on Mobile & Web

VentureBeat reports “Pinterest today launched a major update to its category pages, enabling users to follow topics like “Outdoors” and “Art” on iPhone, iPad, Android, and the Web.” . Read More

Pinterest Raises $200 Million at $5 Billion Valuation
/ May 16, 2014 4:40 pm
Pinterest Raises $200 Million at $5 Billion Valuation

VentureBeat reports that Pinterest has raised $200 million from previous investors including Bessemer Venture Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, FirstMark Capital, Fidelity, Valiant Capital Partners, and SV Angel. Read More

Pinterest Introduces Interest Pages
/ January 28, 2014 5:22 pm
Pinterest Introduces Interest Pages

VentureBeat reports that Pinterest has released Interest pages to get to know you better. According to VentureBeat: "Interests is intending to bring pins that Pinterest thinks you’ll like straight to you.". Read More

Verizon to Acquire EdgeCast for More Than $350 Million
/ December 9, 2013 2:51 pm
Verizon to Acquire EdgeCast for More Than $350 Million

TechCrunch reports that Verizon plans to venture into the content delivery business with the acquisition of EdgeCast Networks. EdgeCast is a content delivery network based in Los Angeles, which provides CDN services similar to Twitter, Pinterest and Hulu. The deal is expected to be valued at more than $350 million. Read More

Pinterest Raises $225 Million at $3.8 Billion Valuation
/ October 24, 2013 2:55 pm
Pinterest Raises $225 Million at $3.8 Billion Valuation

AllThingsD reports that Pinterest has raised a whopping $225 million in the new Series E round of funding. The round was carried by existing investors, which include Andreessen Horowitz, FirstMark Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners and Valiant Capital Management. Pinterest is a San Franscisco based social scrapbooking site. Read More

Pinterest to Embrace Advertising and Shift Focus Towards Mobile
/ September 20, 2013 9:53 am
Pinterest to Embrace Advertising and Shift Focus Towards Mobile

TechCrunch reports that Pinterest is finally embracing the world of advertising after four years as it gets serious about monetization. “We’re going to start experimenting with promoting certain pins because it’s so important that Pinterest is a service that will be here to stay,” said Ben Silbermann, CEO of the company. . Read More

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