Yelp, Inc.

local directory service

Yelp, Inc. is a company that operates a social networking, user review, and local search web site of the same name. Over 31 million[3] people access Yelp's website each month, putting it in the top 150 of U.S. Internet web sites.[4]

Yelp, Inc.
Public company
IndustryBusiness ratings and reviews
FoundedOctober 2004
HeadquartersSan Francisco, California, United States
Key people
Jeremy Stoppelman, Co-founder/CEO, Russel Simmons, Co-founder/CTO, and Geoff Donaker, COO
ProductsLocal business reviews and search
RevenueUS $137.6 million (2012)[1]
Number of employees
1214 as of 2012[2]


  1. Rip Empson (February 6, 2013). "Yelp Misses In Q4 With Net Loss Of $5.3M, While Revenues Were Up 65 Percent To $41M". TechCrunch. Retrieved March 8, 2013.
  2. "Yelp 10-Q". Yelp Inc. Archived from the original on May 18, 2013. Retrieved November 21, 2012.
  3. "We're Increasing Transparency and Eliminating 'Favorite Review'". Yelp, Inc. Official Blog. 2010-04-05. Archived from the original on 2010-04-13. Retrieved 2010-04-19.
  4. " (rank 88) - Web Site Audience Profiles from Quantcast". Quantcast. July 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-19.

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