Founding History of Pinterest

Founded by Ben Silbermann, Paul Sciarra, and Evan Sharp.

Incorporated as Cold Brew Labs Inc. in July 2009.

Started design and development efforts in November 2009.

Purchased the pinterest.com domain name in November 2009.

Launched in private beta in January 2010.

Amended company name to Pinterest Inc. in April 2012.

Launched in open beta in August 2012.

Raised more than $1.5 billion in 15 funding rounds.

Started trading on the NYSE in April 2019.

Headquartered in San Francisco, USA.

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Year 1 of Pinterest

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Version 1 of Pinterest (Website)

JAN 2010

Stats of Pinterest (Pre-IPO)

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2013 to 2016

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Full Year 1 of Pinterest

Y1 of Pinterest.pdf

NOV 2009 to OCT 2010

Extras of Pinterest

2009 JUL.pdf

2009 JUN Articles of Incorporation

2016 NOV Ben Silbermann at Startup School SV 2016

Form S-1.pdf

2019 MAR Form S-1