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.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
San Francisco, US
Founded
2004
Size (employees)
5,281 (est)+22%
Website
yelp.com
Yelp was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

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
Jason Fennell

Jason Fennell

Senior Vice President, Engineering
Luther Lowe

Luther Lowe

Vice President, Public Policy
Jose Martin

Jose Martin

Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Todd Miner

Todd Miner

Vice President, Corporate Infrastructure
Brian Osborn

Brian Osborn

Vice President, Consumer Marketing
Vivek Patel

Vivek Patel

Senior Vice President, Product
Carolyn Patterson

Carolyn Patterson

Senior Vice President, Revenue Operations
Vish Prabhakara

Vish Prabhakara

General Manager, Yelp Reservations
Paul Reich

Paul Reich

Senior Vice President, Local Sales
Chad Richard

Chad Richard

Senior Vice President, Business and Corporate Development
Andrea Rubin

Andrea Rubin

Senior Vice President, Marketing
Vince Sollitto

Vince Sollitto

Senior Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs

Yelp Office Locations

Yelp has offices in San Francisco, Phoenix, New York, Chicago 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 $713.1 m in FY, 2016
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

208.9 m

Gross profit (Q2, 2017)

190.8 m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2017), %

91%

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

6.8 m

Market capitalization (16-Feb-2018)

3.6 b

Cash (30-Jun-2017)

319.8 m
Yelp's current market capitalization is $3.6 b.
USDFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

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

Gross profit

24.7 m44.6 m77.4 m216.4 m353.2 m498.7 m652.7 m
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%
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

6.6 m8.3 m21.3 m35.6 m52.8 m68.7 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 m
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
USDFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Accounts Receivable

(846 k)(4.4 m)(1.7 m)(12.8 m)(21.3 m)(25.3 m)(31.6 m)

Accounts Payable

615 k2.9 m4 m(259 k)137.7 k46.9 m
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 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
Y, 2017

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
Yelp Australia Pty. Ltd
Yelp Ireland Holding Company Limited
Yelp GmbH
Darwin Sweden AB
Eat24, LLC
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

Yelp Market Value History

Yelp Revenue Breakdown

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

Yelp Median Salaries

Source: 291 public H-1B filings from Yelp
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Yelp's Web-traffic and Trends

Yelp Online and Social Media Presence

Yelp News and Updates

Yelp is not having a good day

 Yelp saw its stock take a steep dive this afternoon after it reported its fourth-quarter earnings, which on an adjusted basis fell below Wall Street’s expectations on the bottom line. Yelp has had a very up-and-down year, all while still continuing to be a go-to site for reviews and content around …

Yelp Lawsuit Claims CEO Jeremy Stoppelman Made Millions On Artificially Inflated Stock

A class action lawsuit alleges the company’s leadership misled investors about key performance metrics. A group of Yelp shareholders is filing a class action lawsuit on behalf of investors who purchased shares between February 10, 2017, and May 9, 2017. According to the claim, Yelp misled investors…

Yelp reviewers are spamming Trump hotels with "shithole" reviews

Since The Washington Post reported that Donald Trump allegedly asked lawmakers, "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" during a White House discussion on America's immigration deal, the president has been getting dragged. Trump's offensive words struck a chord with…

No ‘I’ in DevOps: Engineers spill secrets to Yelp’s hyper agility

Development operations, or DevOps, isn’t a job title; it’s not a single software tool, either. It’s a philosophy embodied by agile people using agile technology for agile business. “Pre-DevOps was: The software developers make a thing, and then they throw it over the fence and operations picks it up…

Conan Heads To Haiti To Mercilessly Mock Trump

Host goes tropical to stay topical.

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Big Baller Brand received an F rating from the Better Business Bureau — the worst possible rating a company can get. The poor rating stems from a series of negative reviews and unresolved complaints from Big Baller Brand customers, including many who say that their credit cards have been charged w…
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