Opportunity to own Pinterest, Inc., the social media phenomenon for discovering, collecting, organizing, and sharing, ("pinning") creative ideas to a virtual pinboard. It presents visitors with customized, curated information within a medium that is both visually pleasing and easy to digest.
- Pinterest is the #1 ranked U.S. social media platform for online shoppers
- Pinterest is ranked the 9th most valuable startup in the world according to the Wall Street Journal's "The Billion Dollar Startup Club"
- Pinterest has positioned itself uniquely at the intersection of search, e-commerce, and social networking
- 3 years ago, Pinterest began monetizing its user base through "Promoted Pins", which lets consumers purchase products directly from Pinterest's partners
- Since 2013, Pinterest has had more online traffic than any website except Facebook; more than Twitter, Linkedin, and Reddit combined, making it the fastest growing website in history
- As of April 2017, Pinterest had over 175 million Monthly Active Users, equating to more than 2 billion monthly searches, 80 billion pins and 100 billion ideas
- Pinterest possesses a unique potential to offer advertisers highly targeted, non-intrusive advertising
- Pinterest has 500+ employees, is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and is available in over 30 languages