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How the JOBS Act, investor demand, and private securities markets allow Uber to stay private   —  How can Uber raise so much money without going public?  —  Yesterday, Uber announced that its latest round of venture capital financing will total $2.8 billion dollars.
Feb 21, 2015, 7:25 PMIn context
Mark Sullivan / VentureBeat:
Pinterest is trying to raise another $500M, valuing the company at $11B (report)   —  The image bookmarking site Pinterest is reportedly in talks to raise another $500 million in venture capital, which would put the company at a valuation of about $11 billion.
Feb 18, 2015, 10:00 PMIn context
Harrison Weber / VentureBeat:
Pinterest bans all affiliate links, asks power users to monetize in other ways   —  Updated 12:07 a.m. with more details from Pinterest.  —  As Pinterest's monetization plans materialize, the social network is pulling the plug on affiliate networks.  —  Pinterest warned select “power pinners” …
Feb 13, 2015, 4:06 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Pinterest Is Working on a Plan to Introduce a ‘Buy’ Button as Soon as This Year   —  Move over, Pinning.  Here comes buying.  —  Pinterest, the digital scrapbooking service, is laying the groundwork for an e-commerce offering with a “Buy” button that could launch in as little as three to six months, according to multiple sources.
Feb 12, 2015, 12:25 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Pinterest and Apple launch App Pins to let you discover and download apps without leaving Pinterest; Apple launches curated App Store board   —  Aiming to Ease App Discovery, Apple Pairs With Pinterest  —  There are more than 1.4 million mobile applications in Apple's App Store.
Feb 12, 2015, 12:35 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Pinterest Brings Ads To Users' Home Feeds   —  More users will be seeing ads on Pinterest, the company announced on Tuesday, detailing an expanded test of its advertising product which will now place ads in the form of “Promoted Pins” directly in users' home feeds.
Jan 27, 2015, 3:55 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Pinterest says US male user base grew 73% year-over-year in 2014, debuts search filters that better cater to users' gender   —  Pinterest Goes After The Male Demographic With Debut Of New Search Filters  —  Pinterest this afternoon announced a change to its site's search settings …
Jan 23, 2015, 5:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Pinterest Acquires Machine Learning Commerce Recommendation Engine Kosei   —  Facebook knows who you were.  Google knows what you want now.  But Pinterest yearns to know what you want next, which is “exactly” why it acquired recommendation engine startup Kosei, Pinterest's head of engineering Michael Lopp tells me.
Jan 21, 2015, 12:10 PMIn context
Pew Internet:
Pew Report: Facebook growth slows, but user engagement increases; while Twitter and others grow userbase, not engagement   —  Social Media Update 2014  —  In a new survey conducted in September 2014, the Pew Research Center finds that Facebook remains by far the most popular social media site.
Jan 9, 2015, 3:55 PMIn context
James Temple / Re/code:
Pinterest finds Promoted Pins, currently in beta, are shared as often as organic pins, plans rollout to all partners on Jan. 1   —  Pinterest to Unveil Early Results From Promoted Pins, as It Looks to Ramp Up Advertising  —  Pinterest* will unveil early results from one of its first formal …
Dec 28, 2014, 8:00 PMIn context

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