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Pinterest, Inc. is an American social media web and mobile application company.wikipedia
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Evan Sharp

The site was founded by Ben Silbermann, Paul Sciarra, and Evan Sharp.
He is the co-founder and chief design and creative officer of Pinterest, a visual discovery engine.

Ben Silbermann

The site was founded by Ben Silbermann, Paul Sciarra, and Evan Sharp.
He is the co-founder and CEO of Pinterest, a visual discovery engine, which lets users organize images, links, recipes and other things.

Paul Sciarra

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The site was founded by Ben Silbermann, Paul Sciarra, and Evan Sharp.
He is a co-founder of Pinterest.

FirstMark Capital

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Noted entrepreneurs and investors include: Jack Abraham, Michael Birch, Scott Belsky, Brian Cohen, Shana Fisher, Ron Conway, FirstMark Capital, Kevin Hartz, Jeremy Stoppelman, Hank Vigil, and Fritz Lanman. On 17 May 2012, Japanese electronic commerce company Rakuten announced it was leading a $100 million investment in Pinterest, alongside investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, and FirstMark Capital, based on a valuation of $1.5 billion. Since its inception, it has developed into a well-funded site financially supported by a group of successful entrepreneurs and investors including FirstMark Capital, Jack Abraham (Milo), Michael Birch (Bebo), Scott Belsky (Behance), Shana Fisher (Highline Venture Partners), Ron Conway (SV Angel), Kevin Hartz (EventBrite), Jeremy Stoppelman (Yelp), Hank Vigil, Fritz Lanman, and Brian S. Cohen.
The firm's most notable investments include Pinterest, which debuted on New York Stock Exchange on April 18, 2019, as well as Shopify.

Biz Stone

On March 8, 2017, Pinterest said it had acquired Jelly Industries, a small search-engine company founded by Biz Stone.
Stone was Jelly’s CEO until its acquisition by Pinterest in 2017.

Rakuten

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On 17 May 2012, Japanese electronic commerce company Rakuten announced it was leading a $100 million investment in Pinterest, alongside investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, and FirstMark Capital, based on a valuation of $1.5 billion.
The company also has an online marketing business, Rakuten Marketing, and has investments in companies such as Pinterest, Ozon.ru, AHA Life, Lyft, Cabify, Careem, Carousell and Acorns.

Scott Belsky

Noted entrepreneurs and investors include: Jack Abraham, Michael Birch, Scott Belsky, Brian Cohen, Shana Fisher, Ron Conway, FirstMark Capital, Kevin Hartz, Jeremy Stoppelman, Hank Vigil, and Fritz Lanman. Since its inception, it has developed into a well-funded site financially supported by a group of successful entrepreneurs and investors including FirstMark Capital, Jack Abraham (Milo), Michael Birch (Bebo), Scott Belsky (Behance), Shana Fisher (Highline Venture Partners), Ron Conway (SV Angel), Kevin Hartz (EventBrite), Jeremy Stoppelman (Yelp), Hank Vigil, Fritz Lanman, and Brian S. Cohen.
Prior to joining Benchmark, Belsky had been an early-stage investor and active advisor to companies including Uber, Warby Parker, Pinterest, Periscope and Sweetgreen.

Jack Abraham

Noted entrepreneurs and investors include: Jack Abraham, Michael Birch, Scott Belsky, Brian Cohen, Shana Fisher, Ron Conway, FirstMark Capital, Kevin Hartz, Jeremy Stoppelman, Hank Vigil, and Fritz Lanman.
Abraham is also an angel investor in Pinterest, Postmates, Invite Media, Uber, DrOnDemand, Ampush Media and Flatiron Health as well as an advisor to Felicis Ventures.

Kevin Hartz

Since its inception, it has developed into a well-funded site financially supported by a group of successful entrepreneurs and investors including FirstMark Capital, Jack Abraham (Milo), Michael Birch (Bebo), Scott Belsky (Behance), Shana Fisher (Highline Venture Partners), Ron Conway (SV Angel), Kevin Hartz (EventBrite), Jeremy Stoppelman (Yelp), Hank Vigil, Fritz Lanman, and Brian S. Cohen.
In addition to founding three companies (Eventbrite, Xoom and ConnectGroup), Hartz is an early-stage investor and advisor to successful startups including PayPal, Pinterest, Lookout, Uber, Airbnb, Trulia, Skybox Imaging and Yammer.

Bessemer Venture Partners

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On 17 May 2012, Japanese electronic commerce company Rakuten announced it was leading a $100 million investment in Pinterest, alongside investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, and FirstMark Capital, based on a valuation of $1.5 billion.
Investments include Bright Health, PagerDuty, Playdom, Pinterest, Rocket Lab, Snapdeal, Twitch, Vayyar, Vidyard, Wandera, and Zapier.

Flask (web framework)

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Pinterest is written in a framework built over Flask.
Applications that use the Flask framework include Pinterest, LinkedIn, and the community web page for Flask itself.

San Francisco

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San Francisco is also the headquarters of five major banking institutions and various other companies such as Levi Strauss & Co., Gap Inc., Fitbit, Salesforce.com, Dropbox, Reddit, Square, Inc., Dolby, Airbnb, Weebly, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Yelp, Pinterest, Twitter, Uber, Lyft, Mozilla, Wikimedia Foundation, Craigslist, and Weather Underground.

List of image-sharing websites

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Jelly (app)

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On March 8, 2017, Pinterest said it had acquired Jelly Industries, a small search-engine company founded by Biz Stone.
In March 2017, Jelly was acquired by Pinterest for an undisclosed amount.

Social networking service

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In December 2011, the site became one of the top 10 largest social network services, according to Hitwise data, with 11 million total visits per week.
In April 2012, the image-based social media network Pinterest had become the third largest social network in the United States.

Visual marketing

Growing trends in the usage of picture based websites and social networking platforms like Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr, Timeline feature of Facebook justifies the fact that people want to believe what they see, and therefore, need for Visual Marketing.

Bulletin board

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There is also study, that based on Pinterest propose novel pinboard recommendation system for Twitter users.

Clipix

Clipix is often compared to Pinterest, a similar tool.

Mobile app

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Pinterest, Inc. is an American social media web and mobile application company.

GIF

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It operates a software system designed to enable saving and discovery of information on the World Wide Web using images and, on a smaller scale, GIFs and videos.

Active users

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Pinterest has reached 300 million monthly active users as of August 2019.

Chief executive officer

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Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann summarized the company as a "catalogue of ideas" that inspires users to "go out and do that thing", rather than as an image-based social network.

Social network

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Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann summarized the company as a "catalogue of ideas" that inspires users to "go out and do that thing", rather than as an image-based social network.

Software release life cycle

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Development of Pinterest began in December 2009, and the site launched as a closed beta in March 2010.