Yahoo (Internet Software) Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1994

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 8,400

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $4.48B

Yahoo (Internet Software) General Information

Description

Operator of an online web portal intended to provide varied media services to customers. The company offers news related to wide range of sectors including cricket, finance, lifestyle, movies, celebrities and travel and tourism, along with offering users access to various products and services for email, instant messaging and mobile blogging, enabling users to receive comprehensive media information.

Contact Information

Website
www.yahoo.com
Formerly Known As
World Wide Web
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Internet Software
Parent Company
Verizon Media UK
Corporate Office
  • 701 First Avenue
  • Sunnyvale, CA 94089
  • United States
+1 (408) 000-0000

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Yahoo (Internet Software) Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
10. Merger/Acquisition 13-Jun-2017 $4.48B 00.000 Completed Profitable
9. Secondary Transaction - Open Market 03-Jun-2014 Completed Profitable
8. Secondary Transaction - Open Market 16-May-2014 Completed Profitable
7. Secondary Transaction - Private 15-Nov-2013 Completed Profitable
6. Share Repurchase 22-Jul-2013 00.000 Completed Profitable
5. Buyout/LBO 03-Oct-2011 000.00 000.00 Cancelled Profitable
4. Debt - General 13-Jul-2000 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
3. IPO 12-Apr-1996 000.00 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
2. Early Stage VC 30-Nov-1995 $2M Completed Product Development
1. Early Stage VC (Series A) 01-Apr-1995 $2M $2M Completed Product Development
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Yahoo (Internet Software) Comparisons

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Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
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8,400 As of 2023
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Yahoo (Internet Software) Competitors (4)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Startpage Corporate Backed or Acquired Zeist, Netherlands 00 000000&0
Baidu Formerly VC-backed Beijing, China 00000 000.00 000000000 00 000.00
Amazon Web Services Corporation Seattle, WA 000000
Alphabet Formerly PE-Backed Mountain View, CA 000000 000.00 000000000 00 000.00
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Yahoo (Internet Software) Patents

Yahoo (Internet Software) Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20220129790-A1 System and method for deep enriched neural networks for time series forecasting Pending 28-Oct-2020 000000000000 0
US-20220129747-A1 System and method for deep customized neural networks for time series forecasting Pending 28-Oct-2020 00000000 0
US-20220121549-A1 Systems and methods for rendering unified and real-time user interest profiles Pending 16-Oct-2020 00000000000 00
US-20220086256-A1 Similarity profile generation and user profile modification Active 14-Sep-2020 0000000000
US-11483401-B2 Similarity profile generation and user profile modification Active 14-Sep-2020 H04L67/306 0
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Yahoo (Internet Software) Executive Team (164)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Matt Sanchez President & General Manager, Home Ecosystem
DeAnn Work JD Chief Compliance Officer
Tressie Lieberman Chief Marketing Officer
Ann Burkett Controller & Manager
Chris Nims Chief Information Security Officer
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Yahoo (Internet Software) Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Yahoo (Internet Software) Former Investors (9)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Bali Venture Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Farallon Capital Management Hedge Fund Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Fidelity Investments Mutual Fund Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Reuters Group PE-Backed Company Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Sequoia Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Yahoo (Internet Software) Investments & Acquisitions (149)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
CommonStock 18-Aug-2023 0000000000 Social Content
The Factual 06-Sep-2022 0000000000 Publishing 0000 0000
Snap 11-May-2016 00000 0000 00.000 Social/Platform Software
Polyvore 02-Sep-2015 0000000000 00000 Specialty Retail 0000000 0
Snap 31-Dec-2014 Later Stage VC 00000 Social/Platform Software 0000000 0
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Yahoo (Internet Software) Subsidiaries (8)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
CommonStock Social Content San Francisco, CA 2017
The Factual Publishing San Mateo, CA 0000
PhotoDrive Systems and Information Management Ann Arbor, MI 0000
Go Poll Go Information Services (B2C) Palo Alto, CA 0000
Flurry Application Software San Francisco, CA 0000
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Yahoo (Internet Software) Exits (35)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Snap 11-May-2016 00000 00000 00 00.000 Completed
  • 46 buyers
Polyvore 02-Sep-2015 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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Snap 31-Dec-2014 00000 00000 00 00000 Completed
  • 6 buyers
Alibaba Group 01-Sep-2014 00 000000000000000 00000 Completed
  • 26 buyers
Hortonworks 25-Mar-2014 Later Stage VC 00000 Completed
  • 9 buyers
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Yahoo (Internet Software) FAQs

  • When was Yahoo (Internet Software) founded?

    Yahoo (Internet Software) was founded in 1994.

  • Who is the founder of Yahoo (Internet Software)?

    David Filo is the founder of Yahoo (Internet Software).

  • Who is the CEO of Yahoo (Internet Software)?

    James Lanzone is the CEO of Yahoo (Internet Software).

  • Where is Yahoo (Internet Software) headquartered?

    Yahoo (Internet Software) is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

  • What is the size of Yahoo (Internet Software)?

    Yahoo (Internet Software) has 8,400 total employees.

  • What industry is Yahoo (Internet Software) in?

    Yahoo (Internet Software)’s primary industry is Internet Software.

  • Is Yahoo (Internet Software) a private or public company?

    Yahoo (Internet Software) is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Yahoo (Internet Software)?

    The current valuation of Yahoo (Internet Software) is 00.000.

  • What is Yahoo (Internet Software)’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Yahoo (Internet Software) is 000000.

  • How much funding has Yahoo (Internet Software) raised over time?

    Yahoo (Internet Software) has raised $214M.

  • Who are Yahoo (Internet Software)’s investors?

    Bali Venture Partners, Farallon Capital Management, Fidelity Investments, Reuters Group, and Sequoia Capital are 5 of 9 investors who have invested in Yahoo (Internet Software).

  • Who are Yahoo (Internet Software)’s competitors?

    Startpage, Baidu, Amazon Web Services, and Alphabet are competitors of Yahoo (Internet Software).

  • When was Yahoo (Internet Software) acquired?

    Yahoo (Internet Software) was acquired on 13-Jun-2017.

  • Who acquired Yahoo (Internet Software)?

    Yahoo (Internet Software) was acquired by Verizon Media UK.

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