Who Owns Pinterest?
Pinterest is a privately held company that is owned by Benjamin Silberman, Paul Sciarra and Evan Sharp. Pinterest is managed by Cold Brew Labs, Inc., a company that was founded in 2008 by Silbermann and Sciarra. In the fall of 2013, Pinterest was worth an estimated $3.5 billion dollars.
In April 2012, co-founder Sciarra stepped down from his role as Chief Executive Officer of Pinterest to join the venture capitalist firm Andreessen Horowitz. He remains an owner and an adviser to Pinterest. As of 2014, Pinterest continues to be run by Silbermann, who serves as the company’s Chief Executive Officer, and Sharp.