Ben Silbermann

Pinterest taps former Athleta exec as first CMO

Andréa Mallard, the former chief marketing officer of Athleta, has joined Pinterest as its first-ever CMO.

Village Global’s accelerator introduces founders to Bill Gates, Reid Hoffman, Eric Schmidt and more

The VC fund backed by Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and other tech luminaries is offering early-stage startups access to its killer network.

TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017 will feature some of tech’s wildest success stories

TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017 is less than a month away at Pier 48 in San Francisco. This year's lineup includes a stellar group of speakers, including Pinterest's Ben Silbermann, Golden State Warriors s

Ben Silbermann joins us at Disrupt SF to map out the future of searching through your phone’s eyes

Pinterest is one of the industry’s most fascinating companies — going from a simple digital collage to one of the leaders in image recognition and visual search, of all things. That feeds into

Pinterest is soon launching a way to search for products with your smartphone camera

Pinterest today has a new tool for finding things that you might want to buy — and they’ll be things you see in the real world. Here’s how it will work: go to Pinterest search and tap th

Reddit Names Marty Weiner, Founding Engineer At Pinterest, Its First CTO

There are plenty of things on Steve Huffman’s to-do list since returning to Reddit as its CEO. Having a gifted technical mind himself, currently doing double duty as Hipmunk’s CTO, the nee

Pinterest Unveils Buyable Pins, A Way To Purchase Things Directly Within Pinterest

Pinterest unveiled what it’s calling “buyable pins” at an event at its headquarters in San Francisco today. Here’s how it works: Rich Pins — pins which have much more inform

Pinterest Launches ‘Place Pins’ To Help Pinners Plan Their Trips

Pinterest released a new set of tools for users that would help them "explore" and share the things around them. At an event with 150 "Pinners" (and an untold number of journalists" at Pinterest HQ in

Ben Silbermann On How Pinterest Will Translate User Aspiration Into Making Money

Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann says that the startup isn't making any money currently. However, he said the company is looking for ways to give marketers tools to help them understand what's happening o

Pinterest Has An Invitation To The Billion Dollar Startup Club, But Will It Accept?

You know who the busiest man in the startup world is right now? Pinterest's newly-minted CEO <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/ben-silbermann">Ben Silbermann</a>, who from what we're hearing i