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Kara Swisher: Interesting that Pinterest picked a Japanese strategic investor much like Yahoo did back in the day http://t.co/eE6RWEkG

news.yc Popular: Pinterest Raises $120 MM at $1.5Bn Valuation http://t.co/OF2nXb9Z

Kara Swisher: RT @pkafka: Pinterest is worth 1.5 Instagrams. $120M funding round led by Japan's Rakuten. http://t.co/otEMnNCV

Mathew Ingram: RT @pkafka: Pinterest is worth 1.5 Instagrams. $120M funding round led by Japan's Rakuten. http://t.co/otEMnNCV

howardlindzon: RT @pkafka: Pinterest is worth 1.5 Instagrams. $120M funding round led by Japan's Rakuten. http://t.co/otEMnNCV

Peter Kafka: Pinterest is worth 1.5 Instagrams. $120M funding round led by Japan's Rakuten. http://t.co/otEMnNCV

Amy Resnick: RT @pkedrosky: Frothy e-retail fun: Japan's Rakuten funds Pinterest with $120M at $1.5B valuation http://t.co/ZXAC3aUD

Paul Kedrosky: Frothy e-retail fun: Japan's Rakuten funds Pinterest with $120M at $1.5B valuation http://t.co/58s4KB1M

Kara Swisher: Exclusive: Japan’s Rakuten Wins the Heart of Pinterest in $120M Funding Race With $1.5B Valuation http://t.co/r4pbRXy8

dkberman Oct. 2011: Pinterest is valued at $200M, roughly infinity times revenue. May 2012: Pinterest valued at $1.5B, roughly infinity times revenue

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