Jeremy Stoppelman

Jeremy Stoppelman (born 1977) is an American business executive. He is the CEO of Yelp, Inc., which he co-founded in 2004. Stoppelman obtained a Bachelor's degree in computer engineering from the University of Illinois in 1999. After a short time working for @Home Network, he worked at and later became the VP of Engineering after the company was renamed PayPal. Stoppelman left PayPal to attend Harvard Business School. During a summer internship at MRL Ventures, he and others came up with the idea for Yelp Inc. He turned down an acquisition offer by Google and took the company public in 2012.
Posts about Jeremy Stoppelman
  • Q2 Earnings: Mobile Users Driving Yelp’s Growth, Levchin Resigns From Board

    … hundreds of one-star reviews, contributing to the 83 million cumulative reviews that 11-year-old Yelp has collected. “Consumers are turning to apps for everything,” said Jeremy Stoppelman, the company’s chief executive said on the call Tuesday. He said that the company’s executive team is guiding Yelp toward a revenue stream composed mainly from…

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  • Yelp Cashes In on YP Partnership — If Only for a Moment

    … Yelp posted stronger than expected earnings Wednesday, but cautious guidance sent shares tumbling in after-hours trading. The reviews company saw revenues jump to $102 million in the third quarter — and profits improve as well — setting up a bittersweet second sequential quarter of profitability for the firm. The revenue increase appears…

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