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Yelp is a company that provides an online platform helping people to find recommended destinations based on the informed opinions and reviews of a community. The company 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 other categories.

TypePublic
Founded2004
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websiteyelp.com
Employee Ratings3.4
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)5,950
Job Openings533
Revenue (FY, 2020)$872.9 M(-13%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$36.2
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Yelp

Jeremy Stoppelman

Jeremy Stoppelman

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Jed Nachman

Jed Nachman

Chief Operating Officer
Brian Dean

Brian Dean

Senior Vice President, Business Operations and Strategy
Andrea Rubin

Andrea Rubin

Senior Vice President, Community
Chad Richard

Chad Richard

Senior Vice President, Business and Corporate Development
Dan Kimball

Dan Kimball

Senior Vice President, Marketing
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Yelp Office Locations

Yelp has offices in San Francisco, Chicago, Phoenix, Washington and in 4 other locations
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
140 New Montgomery St, San Francisco
Chicago, IL, US
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza
Phoenix, AZ, US
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Washington, DC, US
575 7th St NW
Hamburg, DE
Bleichenbrücke 10
Dublin 2, IE
70 Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Grand Canal Dock
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Yelp Financials and Metrics

Yelp Revenue

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Yelp's revenue was reported to be $872.93 m in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

872.9m

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

815.7m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

93.4%

Net income (FY, 2020)

(19.4m)

EBIT (FY, 2020)

(38.8m)

Market capitalization (15-Sept-2021)

2.7b

Closing stock price (15-Sept-2021)

36.2

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

595.9m

EV

2.3b
Yelp's current market capitalization is $2.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

846.8m942.8m1.0b872.9m

Revenue growth, %

19%11%8%

Cost of goods sold

70.5m57.9m62.4m57.2m

Gross profit

776.3m884.9m951.8m815.7m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

223.1m234.9m241.1m235.9m247.0m262.5m249.9m169.0m220.8m

Cost of goods sold

14.7m14.7m14.2m14.3m15.0m16.5m16.8m11.8m13.2m

Gross profit

208.3m220.2m226.9m221.7m232.0m246.0m233.1m157.2m207.6m

Gross profit Margin, %

93%94%94%94%94%94%93%93%94%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

547.9m332.8m170.3m595.9m

Accounts Receivable

76.2m87.3m106.8m88.4m

Prepaid Expenses

15.7m17.1m14.2m28.5m

Current Assets

913.1m860.3m533.3m712.7m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

152.9m55.4m40.9m(19.4m)

Depreciation and Amortization

41.2m42.8m49.4m50.6m

Accounts Payable

52.9m(20.2m)20.1m15.4m

Cash From Operating Activities

167.6m160.2m204.8m176.7m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

(2.3m)8.4m23.4m1.4m13.7m23.7m(15.5m)(39.5m)(40.5m)

Depreciation and Amortization

10.0m20.5m31.3m11.9m24.1m36.5m12.4m24.9m37.5m

Accounts Payable

7.7m(15.3m)(13.6m)6.4m14.5m17.3m(636.0k)(11.0m)23.2m

Cash From Operating Activities

38.3m60.9m116.1m41.0m97.8m149.3m40.8m57.2m128.4m
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

170.8k

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
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Yelp Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Turnstyle SolutionsApril 04, 2017$20 m
NoWaitMarch 02, 2017$40 m
Eat24February 10, 2015$134 m
CityvoxOctober 28, 2014
Restaurant-KritikOctober 24, 2014
Yelp ReservationsJuly 18, 2013
QypeOctober 25, 2012$50 m
Darwin Social Marketing Inc.
Darwin Sweden AB
Eat24, LLC
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Yelp Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

84/100

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Yelp Online and Social Media Presence

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Yelp Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    67/100

  • CEO Rating

    A-

    77/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    66/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    61/100

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Yelp News and Updates

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A new Yelp tool will allow people to search for business with fully vaccinated workers or that require proof of a shot

White House officials said Thursday that Yelp Inc. will launch a new feature on its site that will allow people to search for businesses where all workers are fully vaccinated or restaurants and nightlife businesses that require proof of vaccination. Yelp said it will also monitor pages of business…

Businesses on Yelp can now list if they require proof of vaccination for customers

Businesses can also list if staff is fully vaccinated. Yelp is rolling out a new set of labels that allow businesses on the platform to specify if they require proof from customers that they are vaccinated and whether their own staff is fully vaccinated. For now, these optional “Proof of vaccination…

Before You Write A Nasty Yelp Review, Here’s What Restaurant Workers Want You To Know

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Yelp Blogs

Top 10 benefits of using the Yelp for Business mobile app

Whether you’re fielding an incoming message or tracking customer actions on your page, the Yelp for Business mobile app gives you access to your account on the go. Available on both iPhone and Android, the app offers easy account management and navigation—like adding your holiday hours, responding t…

Behind the Review | Using online reviews to strengthen your business

As any small business owner knows, online reviews can be tricky. Positive reviews make you feel like you’re killing it in your business, and negative reviews can feel like a punch in the gut.  When it comes to reviews and customer service, Jeff Toister knows a thing or two. Author of a number of boo…

Yelp’s Pizza Party at Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom

On Tuesday night, 50 members of the Yelp Elite Squad (YES!) attended a pizza sampling bonanza at Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom in Lakewood, CO. As one of Yelp Denver’s first in-person events since March 2020, the energy and excitement on the rooftop patio was infectious. Our hosts, ever welcoming.…

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The devastating Caldor Fire has consumed around 200,000 acres and displaced hundreds of thousands of residents, and the recovery is far from over. The fast-moving blaze, along with toxic air quality and power outages, has prompted mandatory evacuations, forcing thousands of small businesses to close…

Yelp Names Latinx-Owned Businesses “Ones to Watch” in Food and Beauty for 2021

In celebration of last year’s Latinx Heritage Month, Yelp announced the Latinx-owned business attribute in partnership with Momento Latino to help people support Latinx entrepreneurs in their local communities across the country. Since its 2020 launch, more than 24,000 businesses have self-identifie…

Yelp Names Latinx-Owned Businesses as “Ones to Watch” in Home & Decor for 2021

In celebration of last year’s Latinx Heritage Month, Yelp announced the Latinx-owned business attribute in partnership with Momento Latino to help people support Latinx entrepreneurs in their local communities across the country. Since its 2020 launch, more than 24,000 businesses have self-identifie…
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Yelp Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Yelp founded?

    Yelp was founded in 2004.

  • Who are Yelp key executives?

    Yelp's key executives are Jeremy Stoppelman, Jed Nachman and Brian Dean.

  • How many employees does Yelp have?

    Yelp has 5,950 employees.

  • What is Yelp revenue?

    Latest Yelp annual revenue is $872.9 m.

  • What is Yelp revenue per employee?

    Latest Yelp revenue per employee is $146.7 k.

  • Who are Yelp competitors?

    Competitors of Yelp include Google, TripAdvisor and Yahoo!.

  • Where is Yelp headquarters?

    Yelp headquarters is located at 140 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Yelp offices?

    Yelp has offices in San Francisco, Chicago, Phoenix, Washington and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does Yelp have?

    Yelp has 8 offices.