Yahoo is the world's largest start-up, which means that we move fast and always let our users lead the way. Founded in 1994 by two Stanford PhD candidates, we've grown into a company that helps you find what you're looking for on any Internet-connected device. Our employees are rewarded for curiosity and we celebrate explorers, relying on our passionate and transformative talent to do what's right for our users.

As a leader in global daily habits like email, entertainment, news and sports, we strive to inspire, delight and entertain. By infusing our products with beauty and personality driven by our users, every Yahoo experience feels made to order.

On 24th July 2016, Verizon Communications announced that it would acquire Yahoo’s operating business for approximately $4.83 Billion in cash.

Company Growth (employees)
Parent Company
Verizon Communications
Sunnyvale, US
Size (employees)
10,400 (est)+16%
Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, US

Key People at Yahoo!

Preston McAfee

Preston McAfee

Vice President & Research Fellow, Yahoo Research
Dawn Airey

Dawn Airey

Senior Vice President
Lisa Utzschneider

Lisa Utzschneider

SVP, Sales, Americas
Ned Brody

Ned Brody

SVP, Advertising Technology and Strategy

Yahoo! Office Locations

Yahoo! has office in Sunnyvale
Sunnyvale, US

Yahoo! Metrics

Yahoo! Summary

Total Funding

$6.8 m


In total, Yahoo! had raised $6.8 m. Yahoo! is a subsidiary of Verizon Communications

Yahoo! Financials

We estimate that Yahoo!'s revenue is $5.2 b in FY, 2016 which is a 4% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$5 b$4.7 b$4.6 b$5 b$5.2 b

Revenue growth, %



$589.9 m$142.9 m($4.7 b)

Net Income

$1.4 b$7.5 b($4.4 b)($209.5 m)

Operating cash flow

($590.2 m)$590.3 m($1 b)

Yahoo! Operating Metrics

Y, 2016


1 bA

Monthly Active Users

600 mA
We estimate that Yahoo!'s current employees are approximately 37% female and 63% male.

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