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

    … 83 million unique mobile visitors in the second quarter, a 22% increase in visitors from last year. Surely, Tuesday’s internet outcry pushed that number up even higher, as hundreds of users took to Yelp to protest a Minnesota dentist’s killing of a famous Zimbabwean lion. Users obliterated the dentist’s Yelp business page rating by posting…

    Street Fight- 11 readers -
  • Yelp Cashes In on YP Partnership — If Only for a Moment

    … teams in Italy and other European countries. But other high growth markets such as Asia and Latin American remain earlier in their maturation phase. Still, the most exciting initiative for investors is Yelp Platform, the company’s business development initiative. CEO Jeremy Stoppelman says that users can now transact at over 25,000 business…

    Steven Jacobs/ Street Fight- 9 readers -
  • Who Is On Mark Zuckerberg’s Friends List?

    … Much has been made recently over the fact that while Facebook users can set their friends lists to "Only Me" within their privacy settings, a slight loophole exists: If a user's friend has their friends list set to public, all of their friends will appear when viewing their mutual friends, thereby "outing" that user, despite the "Only Me" setting…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 8 readers -