Pinterest gets $200 million funding, now valued at $2.5 billion by Jim Townsend in Uncategorized 22 Feb 2013 AllThingsDigital broke the news that photo-focused Pinterest now has another $200 million with which to expand internationally and evolve technologically. The VC funding now values the company at $2.5 billion. CEO Ben Silbermann told ATD: “Our focus is on helping millions of p This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share Alerts 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.