Yelp’s Jeremy Stoppelman On Mobile: Apps Account For Majority Of Weekend Searches, Ads Coming Soon |...
Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman offered his thoughts on the company’s mobile monetization strategy today during the analyst conference call for the company’s second quarter earnings report. Not surprisingly, Yelp is seeing a lot of growth on mobile. The company says that mobile apps are being ... Read more »
Yelp Pays $50M To Acquire Its Big European Rival, Qype, To Beef Up Its Recommendations And Listings...
Combined, the two will have a service covering some 93 million monthly unique visitors and 32 million reviews, Yelp’s CEO Jeremy Stoppelman noted in a blog post. That should help Yelp compete better against the likes of Google, which combines its search, listings, user feedback and maps ... Read more »
" Friday morning, though, Yelp Chief Executive Officer Jeremy Stoppelman and other Yelp executives rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate the start of the company's trading under the ticker symbol YELP. A spokeswoman said Stoppelman wasn't available for ... Read more »
CEO Jeremy Stoppelman (with arm upraised) and company investors had a good day Friday. Bessemer Venture Partners owns 22% of the company, having led its $5 million Series A but sitting out the $10 million Series B round in 2006, which was provided entirely by Benchmark Capital. Bessemer ... Read more »
The biggest individual winners in Yelp's IPO are its chairman, Max Levchin, and its CEO and co-founder, Jeremy Stoppelman. Levchin, 36, owns 7.1 million shares now worth $175 million and Stoppelman, 34, owns 5.9 million shares now worth $145 million. Both Levchin and ... Read more »
Yelp co-founder and CEO Jeremy Stoppelman appeared on CNBC Friday morning to discuss the IPO. A visibly excited Stoppelman said he viewed the offering as "just a single, but important, step in the long life of our company. " He also talked up Yelp Deals, a Groupon-like coupon ... Read more »
Jobless Greek in shooting drama Thu, Mar 1 2012 Yelp prices IPO above range, valued at $900 million Jeremy Stoppelman, co-founder and CEO of yelp Inc., San Francisco, California, testifies before a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing called ''The Power of Google: Serving Consumers or ... Read more »
Jeremy Stoppelman co-founded Yelp with former PayPal colleague Russel Simmons. Stoppelman, who serves as the company's CEO, wrote about the Yelp's beginnings in an op-ed printed in the San Francisco Chronicle in January 2009: "One day in the summer of 2004, I got sick and needed ... Read more »
Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman, a co-founder of the company, plans to hire an international sales force. Yelp, the website that lets users review everything from diners to dentists, is about to face its own critics: investors. The San Francisco company is holding its initial public offering ... Read more »
Yelp CEO and co-founder Jeremy Stoppelman owns 11.1 percent of Yelp's outstanding shares, while Max Levchin, Yelp's first investor and the co-founder of PayPal and Slide, owns 13.8 percent of the company. Yelp's filing with the SEC reveals that the site boasts more than 22 million ... Read more »
Jeremy Stoppelman and Max Levchin own about $200 million in Yelp Inc. shares heading into the company’s initial public offering, setting up the latest payday for PayPal Inc.’s former executives. Stoppelman, co-founder and chief executive officer of Yelp, owns 11.1 percent of the ... Read more »
Jeremy Stoppelman joins the one-buck CEO club. Add Jeremy Stoppelman, chief executive of business reviews site Yelp, to the list of CEOs who are willing to work for $1. Stoppelman will take a $1 base salary for 2013, according to information in Yelp's 8-K document filed ... Read more »
But CEO Jeremy Stoppelman says don't worry: He's sitting on a pile of cash from the IPO ($123 million at the last count). And he intends to invest it until Yelp becomes dominant in local listings in the U.S., and internationally. At that point, presumably, Yelp can pull back on its ... Read more »
Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman speaking at a Business Insider conference., Stoppelman noted that most businesses were basic Internet users and were uncomfortable with performance-based ads. Instead, they preferred paying fixed rates for a certain period of time. "They were used to ... Read more »
Yelp Reduces Losses In Q1 To $4.8M, Revenue Increases 68% To $46M, Hits Record 102M Monthly Uniques...
In the quarterly earnings release today, Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman trumped up Yelp’s milestones in the last quarter, namely its hitting a record 102 million unique users over the last quarter, while touching on its plans to improve on its mobile experience. Something that should be ... Read more »
Jeremy Stoppelman, Yelp chief executive officer, owns 11.1 percent of the company, which first filed for its initial public offering in November and is part of a resurgence in Internet IPOs. Yelp, the San Francisco user-generated review website, plans to raise as much as $100 million in ... Read more »
That practice has provoked complaints from Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman, who joined a chorus of Google rivals who contend Google is abusing its dominance of Internet search to stifle competition in other areas of electronic commerce. Stoppelman, 34, is in line to be one of the ... Read more »
It has raised $37.5 million from Silicon Valley angel investors including Yelp Inc. CEO Jeremy Stoppelman and top venture firms such as Bessemer and Andreessen Horowitz. The closely held company wouldn't disclose financial figures, but isn't yet making much revenue and is unprofitable. ... Read more »
Photo: Russell Yip, The Chronicle Mayor Ed Lee will outline the plan at the Conference of Mayors in... Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman says the project takes information created using tax dollars and makes it more visible by posting it online. Photo: Russell Yip, The Chronicle Yelp CEO ... Read more »
Yelp founder and CEO Jeremy Stoppelman has hardly been shy when it comes talking about Google's tactics, which he has often called unfair. Speaking at a conference in November, he complained that Google ranks its own reviews higher than those by competitors such as Yelp. "If you happen ... Read more »