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Visual discovery platform Pinterest raises $200M at ​$​5B valuation

Friday, May 16, 2014 | More »

US-based visual discovery startup Pinterest Inc has secured ​$200 million in a fresh round of funding, says a report by ​ReadWrite.com. According to a Techcrunch report, San Francisco-headquartered Silicon Valley Angel led this round, which also saw participations from existing investors Bess...


Dropbox seeks new funding, valuing company at $8B

Fast-growing file-sharing and storage startup Dropbox Inc is trying to raise $250 million in additional funding in coming weeks, which would value the six-year-old company at more than $8 billion, Bloomberg Businessweek reported on Monday. The company may become the latest hot Silicon Valley startup...

19 November, 2013 | More »


Pinterest raises $225M, valued at $3.8B

Pinterest has won a $225 million round of equity funding that values the virtual scrapbooking website at $3.8 billion, the company announced on Wednesday. The deal, led by Fidelity Investments, makes Pinterest one of the most valuable privately held consumer internet companies just 2-1/2 years after...

24 October, 2013 | More »


Pinterest offers new tool, lays base for money-making features

Online scrapbook Pinterest is rolling out new tools that will show businesses the number of visitors it delivers to their websites, part of the fast-growing start-up’s efforts to build a base for the introduction of money-making features. Pinterest does not currently display any revenue-genera...

12 March, 2013 | More »


Why retailers are pinning hopes on Pinterest

After a tough day at work as a publicist in Minneapolis, Becca Bijoch would often indulge in a little retail therapy. She usually headed out to the stores as she did not care much for online shopping. That changed last year when the 26-year-old joined Pinterest, a photo-sharing website that allows...

28 February, 2013 | More »


Pinterest wins new funding; valuation at $2.5B

Online scrapbook Pinterest has raised a new $200 million round of funding that gives it a valuation of $2.5 billion, the company said on Wednesday. Pinterest, which allows users to create online bulletin boards based on various themes such as travel, decorating, or sports, said in a statement it wou...

21 February, 2013 | More »


US-based Science acquires Indian startup Pinpuff that measures ‘Pinfluence’

Los Angeles-based technology incubator Science Inc has acquired Indian company Pinpuff, which measures and tracks the influence of Pinterest users and awards them perks accordingly. Although the deal value has not been disclosed, Science CEO Mike Jones has announced the development in the company’...

27 June, 2012 | More »

Rakuten CEO on why Pinterest is worth $1.5B

Rakuten has led a $100m funding round into Pinterest, which values the online “curation” community at around $1.5bn. The Japanese ecommerce giant won out over major US venture capital firms who were vying for a piece of Silicon Valley’s new sweetheart, which lets users clip images to a virtual...

18 May, 2012 | More »

US startup Pinterest raises $100M in funding

Japan-based online retailing giant Rakuten is leading the latest $100 million round of funding in US social networking site Pinterest, saying on Thursday it expects the site to help it expand at home and in its 17 overseas markets. Interest in Pinterest, where users can “pin” their photo...

17 May, 2012 | More »

Pinterest Wave & Instagram Valuation: What’s It About Pictures That Gets Us Hooked & What’s Cooking In India

Pictures have quietly become the centre of gravity for social media platforms. If anybody had doubts on that, Mark Zuckerberg and his team put that to rest on Monday by inking a deal to buy a two year old app company Instagram for a mind numbing figure of $1 billion. Purists may dismiss it as [&hell...

10 April, 2012 | More »

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