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Is Pinterest the next Facebook?

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An exclusive look inside CEO Ben Silbermann's social media sensation. FORTUNE -- Ben Silbermann can't stop staring at the refrigerators. The Pinterest co-founder and CEO and I are standing in the break room of his company's garage-size Palo Alto office. He's just flown back from Austin's SXSW interactive festival, and...
Is Pinterest the next Facebook?
Pinterest Co-Founder Paul Sciarra Is Now EIR At Andreessen Horowitz
Copyright Issues Could Spur Changes To Pinterest’s Terms Of Use And ‘Pin Etiquette’

INSIDE PINTEREST: An Overnight Success Four Years In The Making

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The hottest small startup in the world right now is Pinterest, a photo-collecting site that is adored by several million American women. How hot is it? When Facebook bought Instagram for $1 billion on April 9, All Things D reporter Peter Kafka tweeted, "So Pinterest is now worth what...
INSIDE PINTEREST: An Overnight Success Four Years In The Making

Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann Shows Off New Profile, New Social Tools, Addresses Controversy

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Cofounder and CEO Ben Silbermann also talks APIs and affiliate links at SXSW.Pinterest, the addictive image collection and sharing site, will soon release a new profile page, possibly as soon as this week, and expand the types of items people can collect to include video.  CEO and cofounder Ben Silbermann said...
Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann Shows Off New Profile, New Social Tools, Addresses Controversy

Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann's Lesson for Start-Ups: Go Your Own Way

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Telling people how to create and run their own Internet start-up is a booming mini-industry. But here’s Pinterest co-founder and CEO Ben Silbermann’s advice: “Don’t take too much advice.” “Most people generalize whatever they did, and say that was the strategy that made it work,” Silbermann said. In reality, there’s...
Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann's Lesson for Start-Ups: Go Your Own Way
Pinterest not a pirate anymore, helps site owners disable pins

Pinterest irons out some bugs in its iOS app, but still lacks an iPad version

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Add Pinterest to the list of services that is in dire need of a native iPad app. I’m also standing in line for the official Spotify app for iPad, otherwise I’m going to use this unofficial one. Today, Pinterest pushed a release for its iOS app, which fixes some nasty...
Pinterest irons out some bugs in its iOS app, but still lacks an iPad version

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

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You know who the busiest man in the startup world is right now? Pinterest’s newly-minted CEO Ben Silbermann, who from what we’re hearing is so preoccupied with shipping product that he hasn’t been taking any investors calls. And there are a lot of freakin’ calls (Fact: Silbermann’s voice mailbox is...
Pinterest Has An Invitation To The Billion Dollar Startup Club, But Will It Accept?

Five Reasons Pinterest Is A $500 Million Company Right Now – Analyst

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Pinterest, the site for people who want to categorize and collect photos and links from across the Internet, is worth $500 million right now, says Capstone Investments analyst Rory Maher. We found five compelling arguments in Maher's report: If Pinterest took simple monetization steps right now its annual revenues would...
Five Reasons Pinterest Is A $500 Million Company Right Now – Analyst

Daily Wrap: Relocation Incentives for Geeks in Chattanooga and more

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The city of Chattanooga offers significant incentives for relocating geeks. This and more in today's Daily Wrap. Sometimes it's difficult to catch everything that hits tech media in a day, so we wrap up some of the most talked about stories. We give you a daily recap of what you...
Daily Wrap: Relocation Incentives for Geeks in Chattanooga and more

Pinterest Co-Founder Paul Sciarra Is Out

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Paul Sciarra, co-founder of Pinterest, is leaving the company according to a report by Startup Grind. Sciarra was formerly CEO of Pinterest but a few months ago Ben Silbermann quietly took his place. Multiple sources tell Startup Grind's Derek Anderson that Sciarra will be leaving in the next week...
Pinterest Co-Founder Paul Sciarra Is Out

Pinterest Cofounder Reportedly Leaving Company

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Pinterest cofounder Paul Sciarra is leaving the company, according to startup community site Startup Grind. Startup Grind notes that while Sciarra is listed as CEO and founder on Pinterest’s SEC filings, he’s primarily worked in a behind-the-scenes role while Ben Silbermann has served as the public face of the fast-growing...
Pinterest Cofounder Reportedly Leaving Company

It Took A Startup Called Pinterest Just Three Weeks To Raise $120 Million

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It took Pinterest just three weeks to raise $120 million from Japanese ecommerce giant Rakuten and current investors, a source familiar with the deal tells us. Pinterest is a site where users can collect and categorize images and links from across the Internet, and then share those collections with friends....
It Took A Startup Called Pinterest Just Three Weeks To Raise $120 Million
Pinterest iPad app and new profile pages in the works

Pinterest Cofounder Paul Sciarra Leaves The Company

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It’s official: Following reports yesterday that he was stepping down as CEO, Pinterest cofounder Paul Sciarra confirmed that he is leaving the company. In a post on Pinterest’s blog, Sciarra writes that he’s been hired as “Entrepreneur-in-Residence” at VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, an investor in Pinterest. With his departure, cofounder...
Pinterest Cofounder Paul Sciarra Leaves The Company

Pinterest Founder's Advice To Startups: Don't Take Advice

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Ben Silbermann, co-founder of photo sharing and collecting startup Pinterest, spoke at SXSW this morning. He has some simple advice for entrepreneurs: don't take it. "Don't take too much advice," says Silbermann. "Most people who have a lot of advice to give -- with a few exceptions -- generalize...
Pinterest Founder's Advice To Startups: Don't Take Advice

The Main Reasons Googlers Leave The Best Place In The World To Work (GOOG)

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Google is considered one of the most fun places to work. You have great perks, a ridiculous computer setup and are one of the most valued employees in the world. So why would you leave? We've talked to a bunch of former Google employees. Here are some of their...
The Main Reasons Googlers Leave The Best Place In The World To Work (GOOG)

Hey Mickey, You're So Fine: Meet the Man Who Landed Silicon Valley's Hottest Funding Deal in Pinterest

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There’s no question that every venture capitalist within 100 miles of Silicon Valley wanted to squeeze their khaki-clad selves into what had become tech’s hottest deal of late. That would be to get a piece of the new round of funding for social bookmaking phenom Pinterest. But while piles...
Hey Mickey, You're So Fine: Meet the Man Who Landed Silicon Valley's Hottest Funding Deal in Pinterest
Pinterest to unveil redesigned profile pages 'very soon', iPad app in the works

Pinterest's Cofounder: We're Still Trying To Figure Out Copyright Laws

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Pinterest co-founder Ben Silbermann responded to a lawyer who removed some of her pinboards out of fear of copyright infringement. In a new blog post, the lawyer named "Kristen," said Silbermann was still trying to figure out an effective solution to avoid copyright infringement on the site. Silbermann said "some...
Pinterest's Cofounder: We're Still Trying To Figure Out Copyright Laws

Apple and iPhone app developers face privacy questions from US Congress

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Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Instagram and other startups asked to explain their data collection habitsTwo US Congressmen have written to Apple and 33 publishers of social iPhone apps requesting details on how they gather, store and use data on their users, as the row over apps privacy rumbles on.The pair –...
Apple and iPhone app developers face privacy questions from US Congress
Saving the Social Web for Later Use: Jolicloud Organizes Everything You've Shared, Liked and Favorited

Insiders Explain Why Pinterest's First CEO Suddenly Quit

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This is a lightly-edited excerpt from our feature, INSIDE PINTEREST: An Overnight Success Four Years In The Making. Paul Sciarra, Pinterest's founding CEO, left the company in April. He left the company in cofounder Ben Silbermann's hands. Silbermann had already been CEO for sometime. This divorce, according to many...
Insiders Explain Why Pinterest's First CEO Suddenly Quit

Pinterest co-founder Sciarra going to venture firm Andreessen Horowitz

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Pinterest has finally confirmed that co-founder Paul Sciarra (pictured, left) has left the company. As he moves forward in his career, his next stop is an entrepreneur-in-residence stint at Andreessen Horowitz, one of the more important venture capital firms in Silicon Valley. “Of course, I’ll continue to be there for...
Pinterest co-founder Sciarra going to venture firm Andreessen Horowitz

What Interests Pinterest: Cofounder Ben Silbermann Is Inspired By These Things

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Ben Silbermann spoke at SXSW this morning. The site he co-founded, Pinterest, helps people create visual inspiration boards from a collection of photos across the web. He was asked what inspires him. Silbermann says he has always been interested in social products. When he was deciding what company to...
What Interests Pinterest: Cofounder Ben Silbermann Is Inspired By These Things

A Pencil Inspired This 19-Year-Old To Quit Pinterest And Start His Own Company

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Sahil Lavingia left Pinterest, one of the hottest startups in San Francisco, to start a payment company called Gumroad. Gumroad lets people sell directly to their followers on Twitter and Facebook.  It takes less than a minute to sign up for a Gumroad account. After a link is displayed on...
A Pencil Inspired This 19-Year-Old To Quit Pinterest And Start His Own Company

The Closest Pinterest Ever Came To Being Acquired

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This is a lightly-edited excerpt from our feature, INSIDE PINTEREST: An Overnight Success Four Years In The Making. Sources close to Pinterest investors swear up and down that CEO Ben Silbermann's plan is not to be the next Kevin Systrom, who just sold his startup, Instagram, to Facebook for $1 billion. You...
The Closest Pinterest Ever Came To Being Acquired

Pinterest Cofounder Allegedly Leaving Company

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Pinterest cofounder Paul Sciarra is leaving the company, according to startup community site Startup Grind. Startup Grind notes that while Sciarra is listed as CEO and founder on Pinterest’s SEC filings, he’s primarily worked in a behind-the-scenes role while Ben Silbermann has served as the public face of the...
Pinterest Cofounder Allegedly Leaving Company

Larry Page's Needs To Get Out More -- He Doesn't Know What's Happening In The Valley (GOOG)

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In buying Instagram for one billion dollars in just three days, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg eliminated one of the company's biggest threats at a cost of just 1% of market cap. It was bold, brilliant, and ballsy. Earlier today, my boss, Henry Blodget, suggested Google CEO Larry Page follow Zuckerberg's...
Larry Page's Needs To Get Out More -- He Doesn't Know What's Happening In The Valley (GOOG)
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