Yelp
Investment Year
2005
Exit
2013
Sector
Geography
North America - West
Website
www.yelp.com

Yelp

Provides an Internet service to help consumers find what's great -- and not so great -- in their neighborhood and beyond. The company is based in San Francisco, and was founded in 2004. Yelpers have written over 22 million local reviews, and Yelp has an average of approximately 61m monthly unique visitors in Q3 2011. Bessemer was the first insitutional investor in Yelp.  In March 2012, it went public (NYSE: YELP).