Dealbook: Pinterest Raises $100 Million


Pinterest, which allows users to share photographs, recipes and other media on custom "pinboards," raised $100 million in a funding round led by the Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten.

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  • Bessemer Venture Partners
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    02/28/2021 - 5:39 am | View Website
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