Wowza! Pinterest Is Looking At $2.5 Billion In Funding

Oh Pinterest, our Sunday-morning routine would surely be remiss without you. Not to mention we’re pretty sure that frozen-coffee ice cubes and a plethora of other DIYs wouldn’t even exist without the popular social-media platform. The bottom line is that it’s become a way of life, and as much as we complain about mason jars and homemade garlands now running rampant, we truly love the S.F. startup. Which is why, when we got wind of Pinterest’s recent talks to raise a new round of financing at a not-so-casual $2 billion to $2.5 billion valuation, we said “it’s about freaking time!”
According to the Wall Street Journal, a concrete funding deal has yet to close, but we are willing to bet that it’s only a matter of days before one does. And what does this mean for Pinterest’s 100-ish worker bees already inhabiting a sleek warehouse workspace in SoMa? Can the start-up's employees be looking forward to unlimited supplies of Four Barrel coffee and Dynamo Donuts from now on? Or wait, was that already a perk of the job? Either way, we are calling many good things ahead for the fine folks at Pinterest. (WSJ)
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