Yelp provides an online platform and business review site. It uses automated software to recommend helpful and reliable reviews for the Yelp community and to help them connect with 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.

Type
Public
HQ
San Francisco, US
Founded
2004
Size (employees)
5,281 (est)
Website
yelp.com
Yelp was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Yelp

Jeremy Stoppelman

Jeremy Stoppelman

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Lanny Baker

Lanny Baker

Chief Financial Officer
Jed Nachman

Jed Nachman

Chief Operating Officer
Alan Ramsay

Alan Ramsay

Chief Accounting Officer
Sam Eaton

Sam Eaton

Vice President, Engineering - Operations and Infrastructure
Shannon Eis

Shannon Eis

Vice President, Corporate Communications
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Yelp Office Locations

Yelp has offices in Eugene, Miami, Fort Worth, Albuquerque and in 56 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
140 New Montgomery St
San Francisco, US
706 Mission Street
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Yelp Financials and Metrics

Yelp Financials

Yelp's revenue was reported to be $846.81 m in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (FY, 2017)

846.8 m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

776.3 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

91.7%

EBIT (FY, 2017)

179.5 m

Market capitalization (25-Apr-2018)

3.8 b

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

547.9 m
Yelp's current market capitalization is $3.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

25.8 m47.7 m83.3 m233 m377.5 m549.7 m713.1 m846.8 m

Revenue growth, %

85%74%62%46%30%

Cost of goods sold

1.1 m3.1 m5.9 m16.6 m24.4 m51 m60.4 m70.5 m

Gross profit

24.7 m44.6 m77.4 m216.4 m353.2 m498.7 m652.7 m776.3 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Revenue

61.2 m76.4 m88.8 m102.5 m118.5 m133.9 m143.6 m158.6 m173.4 m186.2 m197.3 m208.9 m

Cost of goods sold

4.3 m5.1 m5.8 m6.2 m8.7 m13.1 m14.3 m15.1 m15.1 m14.6 m16.9 m18.1 m

Gross profit

56.9 m71.3 m82.9 m96.3 m109.8 m120.9 m129.3 m143.5 m158.3 m171.6 m180.4 m190.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %

93%93%93%94%93%90%90%90%91%92%91%91%
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

27.1 m21.7 m389.8 m247.3 m171.6 m272.2 m547.9 m

Accounts Receivable

6.6 m8.3 m21.3 m35.6 m52.8 m68.7 m76.2 m

Prepaid Expenses

1.5 m1.7 m5.8 m19.4 m19.7 m12.9 m

Current Assets

35.4 m31.7 m416.8 m420.8 m443.3 m561.2 m913.1 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Cash

101.2 m399.3 m290.4 m290.6 m172.6 m181.5 m171.8 m183.5 m196.3 m224.9 m272.3 m319.8 m

Accounts Receivable

17.2 m21.4 m25.5 m31.2 m39 m41.3 m46.9 m54.8 m59.9 m66.6 m68.1 m68.8 m

Current Assets

125.2 m429.8 m384.2 m404.8 m392.9 m432.2 m447.8 m447.3 m473.7 m514.5 m568.1 m594.9 m

PP&E

25.9 m33.3 m37.5 m43.3 m68.6 m72.6 m78.3 m84.8 m89.5 m93.8 m91.7 m91.7 m
Annual
USDFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(2.3 m)(9.6 m)(16.7 m)(10.1 m)36.5 m(32.9 m)(4.7 m)152.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.2 m2.3 m4.2 m11.5 m17.6 m29.6 m35.3 m41.2 m

Accounts Payable

615 k2.9 m4 m(259 k)137.7 k46.9 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(633 k)(7.8 m)250 k21.4 m57.9 m57.4 m126.9 m167.6 m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

(2.3 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

2.8 m3.7 m4 m4.6 m6.9 m7.2 m7.6 m8.2 m8.6 m9.2 m10.2 m

Accounts Payable

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

Revenue/Employee

176.6 k

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
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Yelp Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Yelp France SAS
Yelp Brazil Serviços de Marketing Ltda.
Yelp Ireland Limited
Yelp Japan, G.K.
Yelp UK Ltd
Yelp Italia S.r.l.
Yelp Singapore PTE Ltd.
Yelp España S.L.
Darwin Social Marketing Inc.
Qype SARL
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Yelp News and Updates

Mick Mulvaney’s full speech to bankers about “burning down” consumer protection

As a legislator, Mick Mulvaney called the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) a “sick, sad, joke.” Now that he’s the head of the CFPB, he’s…

GOLDMAN SACHS: 5 stocks will see unusually large moves this earnings season — here's how to trade them

Goldman Sachs says many stocks in the US market are mispriced considering how much they've moved on past earnings reports. The firm highlights five stocks it says will see anomalous fluctuations, and provides a specific options recommendation for each. Stock investors have been waiting months fo…

Why Customer Experience And Employee Experience Go Hand-in-Hand

Your employees' experience should reflect the one you're trying to provide to customers. Are your core values aligned with the customer experience?

The "Yelp Effect" of Patient Surveys Is Making Us Sick

WIRED Columnist Maryn McKenna on how online patient surveys are driving doctors to overprescribe antibiotics and driving up the number of drug-resistant infections.

6 Things Smart People Do to Have Really Interesting Conversations

Hate small talk? Tired of the same old questions? These six approaches will make you that much more interesting.

Want Your Brand To Explode? Focus On Your Fans

Find your fans, love your fans and the rest will follow
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