Post Tagged with: "Pinterest"

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

EdgeCast Raises $54 Million
/ July 19, 2013 9:54 am
EdgeCast Raises $54 Million

EdgeCast Networks today announced it has secured $54 million in new financing. Led by Performance Equity Management (PEM), with follow-on participation from the company’s existing investors Menlo Ventures and Steamboat Ventures, this Series D growth investment will help EdgeCast develop and launch new web acceleration, routing and security services, further strengthen its rich intellectual property portfolio, aggressively expand its global network, and bolster its international sales and marketing efforts. . Read More

Mashable: Google+ Reveals New Design for Mobile
/ May 22, 2013 1:26 pm
Mashable: Google+ Reveals New Design for Mobile

Mashable reports that Google+ has received a redesign on the mobile web, less than a week after getting an overhaul for desktop. Modifications made to the mobile version of Google+ are like the ones made for the desktop. Read More

TechCrunch: Urturn Raises $13.4 Million, Launches iOS App
/ May 22, 2013 1:23 pm
TechCrunch: Urturn Raises $13.4 Million, Launches iOS App

TechCrunch reports that Urturn, the London-based social expressions platform, has announced a $13.4 million Series A funding round, led by Balderton Capital, with the remaining coming from the private equity arm of Debiopharm Group. As part of the investment, Balderton founding partner Barry Maloney will join the Urturn board. . Read More

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