Yelp

Yelp is an online platform for restaurants, shopping, nightlife, entertainment, services and hospital reviews. Read more

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Yelp

Yelp is an online platform for restaurants, shopping, nightlife, entertainment, services and hospital reviews. Read more

Jeremy Stoppelman's photo - Co-Founder & CEO of Yelp

Co-Founder & CEO

Jeremy Stoppelman

CEO Approval Rating

73/100

Founded:

2004

Status:

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Bing is Yelp's #1 rival. Bing was founded in 2009 in Redmond, Washington. Like Yelp, Bing also operates in the Application Software space. Bing generates $6.8B more revenue than Yelp.

ZAGAT is one of Yelp's top competitors. ZAGAT is headquartered in New York, New York, and was founded in 1979. Like Yelp, ZAGAT also works within the Application Software sector. ZAGAT generates 4.58% the revenue of Yelp.

Tripadvisor is seen as one of Yelp's top competitors. Tripadvisor was founded in 2000, and its headquarters is in Needham, Massachusetts. Tripadvisor is in the Travel Agency field. Tripadvisor has 3,434 fewer employees than Yelp.

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Yelp Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$872.9M

Yelp's revenue is the ranked 5th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 1.2B. Over the last four quarters, Yelp's revenue has decreased by 6.7%. Specifically, in Q4 2020's revenue was $233.2M; in Q3 2020, it was $220.8M; in Q2 2020, it was $169M; in Q1 2020, Yelp's revenue was $249.9M.

Yelp Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Turnstyle Analytics, Inc.

Apr 2017

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$20M
Turnstyle Solutions provides customer analytics and location-based marketing solutions for the retail stores.
Nowait, Inc.

Mar 2017

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$40M
Nowait offers a mobile application for the restaurant that enables users to discover seating availability and remotely add their name to the waitlist.
Eat24hours.com, Inc.

Feb 2015

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$134M
Eat24 is a web and mobile application that allows the user to order food online from local restaurants.

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Oct 2014

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undisclosed
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Restaurant-Kritik

Oct 2014

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undisclosed
Restaurant-Kritik is an online platform for restaurant reviews in Germany.

These are all the companies that Yelp has acquired. Yelp has acquired 6 companies and its latest acquisition was Turnstyle Analytics, Inc. in Apr 2017. Turnstyle Solutions provides customer analytics and location-based marketing solutions for the retail stores.

Yelp Funding History

Since Yelp was founded in 2004, it has participated in 7 rounds of funding. In total Yelp has raised $266.2M. Yelp's last funding round was on Feb 2015 for a total of $75.0M

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Equity
Feb 2015
$75M
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Equity
Jul 2013
$8.7M
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Equity
Oct 2012
$25.3M
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IPO
Mar 2012
$107.3M
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Series E
Jan 2010
$25M

Since Yelp was founded in 2004, it has participated in 7 rounds of funding. In total Yelp has raised $266.2M. Yelp's last funding round was on Feb 2015 for a total of $75.0M

Yelp Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Nowait offers a mobile application for the restaurant that enables users to discover seating availability and remotely add their name to the waitlist.
$8M
Aug 10, 2016
Equity
Mar 01, 2017

These are all the companies that Yelp has invested in. Yelp has invested 6 companies and its latest investment was Turnstyle Analytics, Inc. in Apr 2017. Turnstyle Solutions provides customer analytics and location-based marketing solutions for the retail stores.

Yelp News

April 29, 2021MarketScreener

and Zillow Rank the Top U.S. Metros for Digital Nomads Just in Time for National Moving Month

(marketscreener.com) Today, Yelp announces a partnership with Zillow to name the Top U.S. Metros for ... See more »
April 22, 2021MarketScreener

Announces Date of First Quarter 2021 Financial Results

(marketscreener.com) Yelp Inc. , the company that connects people with great local businesses, announ... See more »
April 21, 2021Baton Rouge Business Report

More than a half-million new businesses opened this past year

More than 500,000 new businesses opened across the U.S. in the past year, new data from Yelp shows, a... See more »
April 21, 2021RocketNews

Yelp Economic Average Finds New Business Openings in Q1 2021 Hit Highest Level Since the Pandemic Began - Yahoo Finance

Business reopenings rise across the country, spiking in Q1; consumer interest grows in real estate an... See more »
April 21, 2021kfor

Local economies across US showing 'strong' signs of recovery as new businesses spike

Yelp's Economic Average report for the first quarter of 2021 indicates a spike in new business openin... See more »
April 7, 2021NextShark

Yelp Makes it Easier to Support Struggling Asian-Owned Businesses During Pandemic, Rising Attacks

Yelp has launched a new category to help struggling businesses as anti-Asian attacks continue to rise... See more »
April 7, 2021The Hill

Yelp creates tool to help support Asian-owned businesses

Yelp on Tuesday unveiled a new tool to help customers identify and support Asian-owned businesses in ... See more »

Yelp Blogs

April 1, 2020Yelp Blog

How businesses are using the COVID-19 banner to share updates

With the Coronavirus completely changing how we all do business, it's important to keep your online i... See more »
April 1, 2020Yelp Blog

Virtual Tours of Museums, Historic Sites, Theme Parks, and More Right from Your Couch

The need to self-quarantine these past few days (or weeks for most folks) to help us "flatten the cur... See more »
March 31, 2020Yelp Blog

Jacksonville Celebrates The New Year With Lemonstreet Brewing Co. And The Mitt Tex-Mex Cafe

On a chilly January evening, Yelp Elites were jazzed to be introduced to a new brewery, Lemonstreet B... See more »
March 31, 2020Yelp Blog

Yelp Columbus Celebrates 2020 YES!

To celebrate the beginning of 2020 and our new Cbus Elite Squad, we kicked off the year with the YES!... See more »
March 30, 2020Yelp Blog

Five Ways to Get Fresh Air While Social Distancing

Suffering from cabin fever? You're not alone. But the good news is that unless you're sick or under q... See more »
March 27, 2020Yelp Blog

New page features to communicate business changes during COVID-19

Things are changing constantly during these challenging times, and businesses are striving to find wa... See more »
March 27, 2020Yelp Blog

Creative ideas and tips for restaurants impacted by the Coronavirus

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has turned life upside down, and few industries have experienced ... See more »

Yelp Press Releases

November 11, 2020Business Wire

Yelp to Participate in the RBC Capital Markets Global Technology, Internet, Media and Telecommunications Conference

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP), the company that connects people with great l... See more »
November 5, 2020Business Wire

Yelp Reports Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP), the company that connects people with great l... See more »
October 22, 2020Business Wire

Yelp Announces Date of Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP), the company that connects people with great l... See more »
September 8, 2020Business Wire

Yelp to Participate in the Deutsche Bank Technology Conference

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP), the company that connects people with great l... See more »
July 22, 2020Business Wire

Yelp Economic Average Uncovers a Drop in Total Business Closures and a Rise in Permanent Closures During the Second Quarter

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP), the company that connects people with great l... See more »
May 7, 2020Business Wire

Yelp Reports First Quarter 2020 Financial Results

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP), the company that connects people with great l... See more »
April 27, 2020Press Release Post

Yelp Nearby Electrician in north carolina raleigh

It is always advised that the nearby electrician working on an electrical installation be responsible... See more »

Yelp Videos

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Yelp Headquarters

140 New Montgomery 9th Floor

San Francisco, California94105

1-415-908-3801

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Yelp Summary

ABOUT

Overview

Yelp, NYSE(YELP) is a user-driven business ratings and reviews app and website started by former Paypal employees Jeremy Stoppelman and Russel Simmons. Yelp is headquartered at 140 New Montgomery Street, 9th Floor, San Francisco, California (CA). Yelp...

CEO

Yelp's Co-Founder & CEO, Jeremy Stoppelman, currently has an approval rating of 73%. Yelp's primary competitors are Bing, ZAGAT & Tripadvisor.

Website

yelp.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Yelp

  1. When was Yelp founded?

    Yelp was founded in 2004
  2. Who is Yelp's CEO?

    Yelp's CEO is Jeremy Stoppelman
  3. How much revenue does Yelp generate?

    Yelp generates $872.9M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Yelp have?

    Yelp has historically raised $266.2M in funding
  5. Where is Yelp's headquarters?

    Yelp's headquarters is in San Francisco California, USA
  1. How many employees does Yelp have?

    Yelp has 6,030 employees
  2. What sector does Yelp operate in?

    Yelp is in Application Software, Internet Software
  3. Who are Yelp's competitors?

    Yelp's top competitors are Bing, ZAGAT, Tripadvisor
  4. Who has Yelp invested in?

    Yelp's has invested in companies such as Nowait