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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 Openings247
Revenue (FY, 2020)$872.9 M(-13%)
Share Price (Apr 2021)$41.5(+7%)
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
Carolyn Patterson

Carolyn Patterson

Chief People Officer
Chad Richard

Chad Richard

Senior Vice President, Business and Corporate Development
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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 (1-Apr-2021)

3.1b

Closing stock price (1-Apr-2021)

41.5

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

595.9m

EV

2.7b
Yelp's current market capitalization is $3.1 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

86/100

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Yelp Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 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

    78/100

  • Compensation

    C

    63/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    60/100

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Yelp News and Updates

Yelp Stock In Position for Further Gains?

Yelp, an online site for discovering local businesses ranging from bars, restaurants, and cafes, to hairdressers, spas, and gas stations, has increased by almost 11% over the last five trading days (one week) and currently stands at over $41. While Q4 revenues fell in double-digits due to pandemic..

Yelp puts trust and safety in the spotlight

Yelp released its very first trust and safety report this week, with the goal of explaining the work that it does to crack down on fraudulent and otherwise inaccurate or unhelpful content. With its focus on local business reviews and information, you might think Yelp would be relatively free of the …

Silicon Valley Hair Institute Announces Yelp Milestone for Top Bay Area Hair Transplant Reviews

Silicon Valley Hair Institute is proud to announce a new milestone on Yelp. Twenty-five reviews and five-star ratings can be found for the Bay Area hair transplant clinic.

Can Yelp Continue To Grow?

Yelp stock, an online site for discovering local businesses ranging from bars, restaurants, and cafes, to hairdressers, spas, and gas stations, became vulnerable during the pandemic as there was less of a need for Yelp’s platform. Consequently, the company’s stock lagged through much of 2020...

Yelp Is Now Accepting Covid-19 Safety Reviews …And Other Small Business Tech News

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?

Openbase wants to be the Yelp for open source software packages

Openbase wants to be the Yelp for open source software packages, surfacing the best packages across hundreds of categories.
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Yelp Blogs

Learn how Jacksonville’s community manager celebrates Greek Easter

Easter is one of the most special holidays in the Greek Orthodox faith. In addition to it being a sacred holy day, it also celebrates family, tradition, and food.  This year, Greek Easter will be celebrated on May 2. Our Easter is on a different day because the Orthodox church uses the Julian calend…

WAY Connect: International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day, March 8, Yelp’s women’s group – Women at Yelp (WAY) – came together for a virtual networking event. Carolyn Patterson (Chief People Officer) and Miriam Warren (Chief Diversity Officer), welcomed everyone. Afterward, attendees split into breakout groups for discussion. T…

Get Your Money Questions Answered – Q&A with Michelle McKinnon, CFP®

During Black History Month we kicked off our Financial Wellness Series with a panel of Black financial experts. For Women’s History Month, we invited Michelle McKinnon – Wealth Advisor at Klingman & Associates – to help us better understand our finance options. Michelle has a passion for helping…

Baking Workshop with Michelle Lopez from Hummingbird High

As part of our Women’s History Month Celebration, we invited Michelle Lopez – former Yelper, Instagram star, and author of the popular baking blog Hummingbird High and cookbook Weeknight Baking – to host a virtual baking workshop. Michelle taught us how to make small batch chocolate chip cookies and…

Yelp Values Employee Panel: There’s Always Room For A Smile

Each year at Yelp, we spotlight exemplary Yelpers that embody our Yelp Values: Authenticity: Tell the truth. Be straightforward. Over-communicate. No need to spin things. Be Unboring: Never settle for standard. Creativity over conformity. Be your remarkable self. Be Tenacious: Battle smart and fight…

Virtual Workout with Mike from Festive Fitness

Festive Fitness & Wellness is a queer and Black-owned fitness and wellness entity founded by Mike Watkins. Mike (he/him) is a licensed athletic trainer, injury rehabilitation specialist, manual therapy expert, and sport business professional, whose passion for growth inspired him to create Festi…
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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.