Yelp (NYSE: YELP) connects people with great local businesses. Yelp was founded in San Francisco in July 2004. Since then, Yelp communities have taken root in major metros across the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Austria, The Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Australia, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Singapore. Yelp had a monthly average of 78 million unique visitors in Q2 2012*. By the end of Q2 2012, Yelpers had written more than 30 million rich, local reviews, making Yelp the leading local guide for real word-of-mouth on everything from boutiques and mechanics to restaurants and dentists. Yelp’s mobile application was used on 7.2 million unique mobile devices on a monthly average basis during Q2 2012.

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Date Type Amount Investors Valuation
07/01/04 Series A 1M Max Levchin Unknown
10/01/05 Series B 5M Bessemer Venture Partners Unknown
10/01/06 Series C 10M Benchmark Capital Unknown
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