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Polina Marinova / Fortune:
A profile of Jeff Jordan, managing partner at Andreessen Horowitz, who became a VC in his fifties and invested early in Airbnb, Instacart, and Pinterest   —  How Jeff Jordan is applying what he learned during his time at Disney, eBay, and OpenTable to help founders at Airbnb, Pinterest, and Instacart.
Jun 27, 2019, 4:35 AMIn context
Brianna Sacks / BuzzFeed News:
Pinterest has banned anti-abortion group Live Action for “misinformation related to conspiracies and anti-vaccination advice”   —  Pinterest has permanently banned Live Action, the influential anti-abortion group that published videos claiming Planned Parenthood harvested …
Jun 11, 2019, 9:25 PMIn context
Nivedita Balu / Reuters:
Slack updates its S-1 filing, registers about 117M of its Class A shares, and says it expects to raise $196.5M in its direct listing on the NYSE   —  (Reuters) - Slack Technologies Inc, the owner of the workplace instant messaging app, said on Monday it expects here to raise $196.5 million …
May 21, 2019, 7:05 PMIn context
Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
Pinterest reports Q1 2019 revenue of $202M, up 54% YoY, net loss of $41.4M, down 21% YoY, global MAUs were up 22% YoY to 291M; stock closes down 13.5%   —  KEY POINTS  — Pinterest shares fell 15% Thursday after the company released its first-quarter 2019 earnings report, its first report as a public company.
May 16, 2019, 4:32 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Profile of Laurene Powell Jobs' Emerson Collective, an LLC that is part charity and part VC firm with investments in 30+ startups, including Pinterest   —  In the seven years since the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, his 55-year-old widow, Laurene Powell Jobs, has become one of the most high-profile philanthropists in the world.
Apr 28, 2019, 1:55 AMIn context
Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
Slack files for an IPO via direct listing, reports loss of $138M on $400M revenue for FY 2019 ending Jan. 31, compared to $140M loss and $220M revenue for 2018   —  - Slack follows several tech companies that have already debuted on the public market in 2019, including Lyft, PagerDuty, Pinterest and Zoom.
Apr 26, 2019, 9:57 AMIn context
Annaliese Griffin / Quartz:
A look back at a distinctly gendered condescension that has often defined the news coverage of Pinterest because of its overwhelmingly female audience   —  Even as Pinterest prepares to go public, tech journalists covering the company remain slightly befuddled when it comes to defining what it does.
Apr 21, 2019, 3:05 PMIn context
Alex Wilhelm / Crunchbase News:
CDN provider Fastly files for an IPO, says it had $144M in revenue, up 38% YoY, and a net loss of $31M in 2018; Fastly raised a total of $219M in VC funding   —  Morning Markets: A dorky edition of this column focused on the Fastly S-1 filing.  —  Subscribe to the Crunchbase Daily
Apr 19, 2019, 2:10 PMIn context
Lauren Feiner / CNBC:
Pinterest closes up 28% on its first day of trading after raising $1.43B in its IPO and is now valued at nearly $13B, above the $12B valuation at its last raise   —  - Pinterest begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker “PINS,” debuting at $23.75, up 25% from its IPO price.
Apr 18, 2019, 11:55 AMIn context
Salvador Rodriguez / CNBC:
Pinterest prices its IPO at $19 per share, above the top end of the expected range, valuing the company at $10B   —  Pinterest raised $1.43 billion in its IPO after pricing the offering at $19 a share on Wednesday, valuing the company at $10 billion.  —  Pinterest, which is expected …
Apr 17, 2019, 8:07 PMIn context

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