Company Overview

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Founded:
January 1, 1994
Founders:
David Filo, Jerry Yang
Headquarters:
Sunnyvale, CA
IPO:
Went Public on Apr 12, 1996
Stock:
NASDAQ:YHOO
Categories:
Search, Photography, Email, See All (5)

Yahoo! is a multinational internet corporation that offers a web portal, search engine, e-mail and other related services.

Description

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Yahoo was founded in 1994 by Stanford Ph.D. students David Filo and Jerry Yang. It has since evolved into a major internet brand with search, content verticals, and other web services.

Yahoo! Inc. (Yahoo!), incorporated in 1995, is a global Internet brand. To users, the Company provides owned and operated online properties and services (Yahoo! Properties, Offerings, or Owned and Operated sites). Yahoo! also extends its marketing platform and access to Internet users beyond Yahoo! Properties through its distribution network of third-party entities (referred to as Affiliates) who have integrated its advertising offerings into their Websites (referred to as Affiliate sites) or their other offerings. To advertisers and publishers, it provides a range of marketing solutions and tools that enable businesses to reach users who visit Yahoo! Properties and its Affiliate sites. To developers, the Company provides an array of Web... See More

Current Team (92)

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Board Members and Advisors (12)

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Investments (14)

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Products (48)

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    Yahoo! Finance

    Yahoo Finance is one of the most active financial sites on the Web. The finance message boards are..
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    Yahoo.com

    Yahoo.com is one of the most trafficked portals on the internet, with over 100 Million hits a day.
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    My Yahoo!

    My Yahoo is a personalized home page, allowing Yahoo users to customize it with RSS feeds, Yahoo..
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    Yahoo! Answers

    Yahoo! Answers is an online community where anyone can ask and answer questions on any topic.
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    Yahoo! Mobile

    Yahoo! Mobile is Yahoo's application series for mobile devices. It includes widgets and..
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    Yahoo! Buzz

    Yahoo Buzz is a Digg-like Yahoo product where users can rank stories from a set of pre-approved..
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    Yahoo! Open Search Platform

    Yahoo's Open Search Platform, code-named SearchMonkey, allows third parties to add additional..
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    Yahoo! Search

    Yahoo! Search, the Company’s algorithmic search technology, provides users with a free online..

Acquisitions (107)

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Funding Rounds (2) - $6.80M

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Investors (3)

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    Sequoia Capital

    Venture Capital
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    SoftBank is a telecommunications and media corporation focusing on broadband, e-commerce,..
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    Reuters

    Reuters is best known for being a financial market data provider and news service that provided..

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    701 First Avenue

    Sunnyvale, CA 94089

    USA

Competitors (18)

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    Placebase is an online mapping service offering customizations and features which integrate..
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    Goober Networks offers an instant messaging client for Windows (and soon Mac, Linux and celular..
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    ApartmentRating is an online user-generated database of information about apartment buildings in..

Images (1)

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