Yelp provides an online platform and business review site. It uses automated software to recommend the most helpful and reliable reviews for the Yelp community and to help them connect with great local businesses. The platform covers various local business categories, including restaurants, shopping, beauty and fitness, arts, entertainment and events, home and local services, health, nightlife, travel and hotel, auto and others categories.

Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
4,359 (est)+3%
Yelp was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People/Management at Yelp

Jeremy Stoppelman

Jeremy Stoppelman

Co-founder and CEO
Lanny Baker

Lanny Baker

Jed Nachman

Jed Nachman

Laurence Wilson

Laurence Wilson

SVP User Operations & General Counsel

Yelp Office Locations

Yelp has offices in San Francisco, Phoenix, New York, Chicago and in 56 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
706 Mission Street
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Yelp Financials and Metrics

Yelp Financials

Yelp's revenue was reported to be $197.3 m in Q1, 2017

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

197.3 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

180.4 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %


EBIT (Q1, 2017)

(5.4 m)

Market capitalization (19-Oct-2017)

3.8 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

272.3 m
Yelp's current market capitalization is $3.8 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


233 m377.5 m549.7 m713.1 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

16.6 m24.4 m51 m60.4 m

Gross profit

216.4 m353.2 m498.7 m652.7 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


88.8 m102.5 m118.5 m133.9 m143.6 m158.6 m173.4 m186.2 m197.3 m

Cost of goods sold

5.8 m6.2 m8.7 m13.1 m14.3 m15.1 m15.1 m14.6 m16.9 m

Gross profit

82.9 m96.3 m109.8 m120.9 m129.3 m143.5 m158.3 m171.6 m180.4 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


27.1 m21.8 m95.1 m389.8 m247.3 m171.6 m272.2 m

Accounts Receivable

21.3 m35.6 m52.8 m68.7 m


5.8 m19.4 m19.7 m12.9 m

Current Assets

416.8 m420.8 m443.3 m561.2 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


290.4 m290.6 m172.6 m181.5 m171.8 m183.5 m196.3 m224.9 m272.3 m

Accounts Receivable

25.5 m31.2 m39 m41.3 m46.9 m54.8 m59.9 m66.6 m68.1 m

Current Assets

384.2 m404.8 m392.9 m432.2 m447.8 m447.3 m473.7 m514.5 m568.1 m


37.5 m43.3 m68.6 m72.6 m78.3 m84.8 m89.5 m93.8 m91.7 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(10.1 m)36.5 m(32.9 b)(4.7 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

11.5 m17.6 m29.6 b35.3 m

Accounts Receivable

(12.8 m)(21.3 m)(25.3 b)(31.6 m)


(207.9 m)(67.5 m)
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Depreciation and Amortization

4 m4.6 m6.9 m7.2 m7.6 m8.2 m8.6 m9.2 m10.2 m

Accounts Receivable

25.5 m31.2 m39 m41.3 m46.9 m54.8 m59.9 m66.6 m68.1 m

Accounts Payable

1.7 m2.2 m1.8 m1.7 m3.3 m3.2 m1.3 m1 m
USDY, 2017


45.8 k

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
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Yelp Operating Metrics

Yelp's Unique Visitors was reported to be 157.7 m in Q1, 2017
Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017


56.91 m61.34 m66.59 m71.23 m72 m83.1 m89.64 m95.21 m101.56 m100.9 m107.4 m121 m11.85 m

Unique Visitors

193.65 m205.65 m86.86 m135.4 m158.51 m161.99 k168.14 m140.47 m145.98 m142.73 m149.2 m138.82 m157.67 m


74 k80 k86 k84 k90 k97 k104 k111 k119 k128 k135 k137.8 k139 k

App Devices

14.54 m20.01 m21.19 m23.01 m24.9 m24.07 m25.83 m
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Yelp Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
NoWaitMarch 02, 2017$40 m

Yelp Market Value History

Yelp Revenue Breakdown

Yelp's employees are reported to be approximately 47% female and 53% male.

Yelp Job Categories

Yelp Median Salaries

Source: 291 public H-1B filings from Yelp
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Traffic Overview of Yelp

Yelp Online and Social Media Presence

Yelp News and Updates

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Yelp analysis dubs Columbus, Ohio the nation’s ‘hottest hipster market’ and our minds are blown

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You've been kicked out of parties, thrown out of concerts, and you are never — NEVER — welcome back to Buffalo Wild Wings. It seems like the internet should be a refuge from that kind of IRL judgement, but, no, it's not. There's a way to get banned from pretty much everything.  SEE ALSO: Tinder co…

Here are the towns Yelp says are seeing a surge of solar eclipse chasers

In preparation for the solar eclipse that has just begun, folks wanting to make sure they see the totality have been scouting for the best locations across the U.S. And according to Yelp, that means big booms in tourism for some small towns. Yelp analyzed data around searches for towns in the totali…
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