Pinterest, Airbnb, Ford, Yelp, most innovative, says Fast Company by Jim Townsend in Marketplace 15 Feb 2013 Among the list of Fast Company’s 50 Most Innovative Companies of 2013 are Pinterest at number 8, Airbnb at number 12, Ford at number 27, and Yelp at number 30. Fast Company recognized Pinterest because it is one of the top 50 most-visited sites in the U.S., and the average purchase off a pinboard nets more than double those off a wall post or a tweet. Here’s what Fast Compan This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share airbnbfast company 50 most innovative companies 2013fordPinterestSocialStrategyyelp Jim Townsend Jim Townsend, editorial director and a principal of the AIM Group, is a career journalist, consultant and interactive media pioneer with more than 35 years of experience in news management. Townsend joined the AIM Group in 2001 as an analyst and consultant and became a part-owner in 2003. He is based in Houston. He leads a global team of analysts who report media industry trends in North and South America, Europe, India, Asia, Australia and other countries in the Pacific Rim.