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

    … the company’s mobile app and improve the user experience, according to the team of executives. Further, the 269% return on investment that Yelp claims its advertisers receive isn’t overstated, said COO Geoff Donaker: “We take the dollars that are being spent by the average advertiser for Yelp ads, and then look at the number of leads being generated…

    Street Fight- 13 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- 10 readers -
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