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)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
5,281 (est)+22%
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)
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

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

208.9 m

Gross profit (Q2, 2017)

190.8 m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2017), %


EBIT (Q2, 2017)

6.8 m

Market capitalization (11-Dec-2017)

3.6 b

Cash (30-Jun-2017)

319.8 m
Yelp's current market capitalization is $3.6 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
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


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, %

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
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


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


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, 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)
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 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 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

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Yelp beats earnings, but outlook is bad

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