Topic: ben silbermann

Pinterest Will Test First Ad Units, Promises Transparency

CEO: definitely no banners

Pinterest plans to test a promoted unit product with a select group of undisclosed businesses as it dips its toes into advertising for the first time. Ben Silbermann, CEO of…

Pinterest Pins $2.5 Billion Valuation With $200 Million Funding Round

Stunning cash influx will go towards product development, international expansion, acquisitions

Pinterest isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Last year the social scrapbooking platform rode its skyrocketing profile to a $100 million funding round, which gave it a $1.5 billion valuation. Now…

Pinterest Founder: Early Adoption Works Differently Now

Company plans to unveil redesigned profile pages soon

There’s no shortage of blinking display ads and giant billboards telling people what they want, but Pinterest co-founder Ben Silbermann said there needs to be more progress in helping people…