Ben Silbermann

Pinterest shares drop as company misses on user growth … again

Pinterest’s shares had popped last week when Snap posted its best quarter in four years, as investors were betting Pinterest’s image-based social app would also see a return in advertiser

Human Capital: Google’s labor stumbles

Welcome back to Human Capital, a weekly newsletter that looks at the latest in diversity and inclusion in tech, as well as labor. This week, Google made headlines a couple of times for its workplace i

Pinterest announces first Black board member

Pinterest has appointed Andrea Wishom, president of real estate company Skywalker Holdings* and former Harpo Studios executive, to its board of directors. The appointment makes her Pinterest’s f

Former COO sues Pinterest, accusing it of gender discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination

Pinterest’s former chief operating officer has filed a lawsuit accusing the company of gender discrimination. Françoise Brougher, who says she was abruptly fired from the company in April, is suing

COVID-19 symptom self-reporting app from startup Zoe and academic partners expands to the US

If you want to contribute to efforts to better understand and contain the COVID-19 pandemic, and you’re based in the U.S., you can do a lot with very little effort by downloading a free iOS and

Pinterest CEO and a team of leading scientists launch a self-reporting COVID-19 tracking app

There have been a few scattered efforts to leverage crowd-sourced self-reporting of symptoms as a way to potentially predict and chart the progress of COVID-19 across the U.S., and around the world. A

Pinterest delivers first earnings report as a public company

Pinterest (NYSE: PINS) posted revenues of $202M on losses of $41.4M for the three months ending March 31, 2019.

Pinterest prices IPO above range

Pinterest will begin trading on the NYSE tomorrow.

Unpacking Pinterest’s IPO expectations

What it means to be an 'undercorn' and should we care?

Startups Weekly: A much-needed unicorn IPO update

In this week's newsletter: Details on Pinterest, Lyft, Uber and Zoom's upcoming IPOs, plus Glossier and Rent The Runway's big rounds.

This is how much money Pinterest execs made last year

Silicon Valley is known for its massive wealth. When these companies file to go public, we all finally get to know how much money these executives take home each year, and the millions they’ll t

Pinterest files confidentially to go public

The visual search engine has confidentially submitted paperwork to the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering slated for later this year, the WSJ reports.

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
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