Yahoo is the world's largest start-up, which means that we move fast and always let our users lead the way. Founded in 1994 by two Stanford PhD candidates, we've grown into a company that helps you find what you're looking for on any Internet-connected device. Our employees are rewarded for curiosity and we celebrate explorers, relying on our passionate and transformative talent to do what's right for our users.
As a leader in global daily habits like email, entertainment, news and sports, we strive to inspire, delight and entertain. By infusing our products with beauty and personality driven by our users, every Yahoo experience feels made to order.
Funding Rounds (2) - $6.8MUpdate
|Jul 31, 2015||Polyvore||$230M in Cash|
|Jul 24, 2015||MEDIA GROUP ONE||$23M (terms undisclosed)|
|Nov 21, 2014||Cooliris||Unknown|
|Nov 11, 2014||BrightRoll||$640M in Cash|
|Oct 3, 2014||MessageMe||$30M (terms undisclosed)|
|Sep 22, 2014||Bookpad||Unknown|
|Sep 7, 2014||Luminate||Unknown|
|Aug 15, 2014||ClarityRay||Unknown|
|Aug 12, 2014||Zofari||Unknown|
|Jul 21, 2014||Flurry||$200M (terms undisclosed)|
|Jul, 2015||Unifysquare||$12.22M / Series B||—|
|Dec, 2014||Snapchat||$485M / Series D||—|
|Mar, 2014||Hortonworks||$100M / Series D||—|
|Feb, 2014||Carnegie Mellon University||$10M / Grant||Dan Cohen|
|Jun, 2013||Hortonworks||$50M / Series C||Todd Papaioannou|
|Nov, 2011||Hortonworks||$25M / Series B||Todd Papaioannou|
|Jun, 2011||Hortonworks||$23M / Series A||Todd Papaioannou|
|Jan, 2010||GeekStatus||$240k / Angel||—|
|Apr, 2008||Vlingo||$20M / Series B (Lead)||—|
|Feb, 2008||Matrimony.com||$11.75M / Series B||David Gowdey|
|Feb, 2008||Bharat Matrimony||$11.75M / Series B||—|
|Oct, 2006||Right Media||$45M / Series B (Lead)||Dave Myers|
|Aug, 2006||Matrimony.com||$8.65M / Series A||David Gowdey|
|Aug, 2005||Alibaba||$1B / Undisclosed||Jerry Yang|
|Apr, 2004||Plaxo||$7M / Series C||Michael Moritz|
|Jul, 2000||EqualFooting.com||undisclosed amount / Series B||—|
|Jun, 2000||$10M / Undisclosed (Lead)||—|
|Apr, 2000||WebEx||$22M / Venture||—|
|Feb, 2000||InfoUSA||$1.6M / Venture||—|
|Jan, 1998||GeoCities||$25M / Series D (Lead)||Kevin Timmons|
Current Team (173)Update
Yahoo Finance is one of the most active financial sites on the Web. The finance message boards are active and the site allows custom
Yahoo.com is one of the most trafficked portals on the internet, with over 100 Million hits a day.
My Yahoo is a personalized home page, allowing Yahoo users to customize it with RSS feeds, Yahoo services, and news.
Yahoo! Answers is an online community where anyone can ask and answer questions on any topic.
Yahoo! Mobile is Yahoo's application series for mobile devices. It includes widgets and products such as: Yahoo! Go, which allows users to
Yahoo Buzz is a Digg-like Yahoo product where users can rank stories from a set of pre-approved publishers.
Yahoo's Open Search Platform, code-named SearchMonkey, allows third parties to add additional content to their search results such as
Yahoo! Search, the Company's algorithmic search technology, provides users with a free online search experience with search results
|Sep 23, 2016||Business Wire - Yieldmo Partners With Moat to Build a Foundation for Advancing Mobile Ad Attention and Engagement Metrics|
|Sep 23, 2016||TechCrunch - Crunch Report|
|Sep 22, 2016||TechCrunch - Yahoo confirms state-sponsored attacker stole personal data of “at least” 500 million users|
|Sep 21, 2016||TechCrunch - Yahoo View brings Hulu’s free programming to mobile, but is limited to clips|
|Sep 21, 2016||Business Wire - QuickBooks Connect Adds Five Business Pioneers to Main Stage|
|Sep 13, 2016||Business Wire - USA TODAY NETWORK Doubles Down on Video|
|Sep 8, 2016||Business Wire - Growth Outsourcing Leader, TaskUs, Announces Three Executive Hires to Support Transformational Growth|
|Aug 31, 2016||Business Wire - Yahoo to Participate at the Citi Global Technology Conference|
AOL is a global digital media and technology company with four focuses: video, mobile, ad technology and platforms, and open ecosystems.
ApartmentRating is an online user-generated database of information about apartment buildings in the United States.
Baidu is a Chinese website and search engine that enables individuals to obtain information and find what they need.
Bloomberg Businessweek is a weekly business magazine that provides information about the business world.
Bricabox calls itself a social content platform. It allows you to create your own social content site. Wordpress is a platform for
Business Insider is an online platform that offers the latest business, celebrity, and technology news across America.
ClickPass offers OpenID, a browser installation that allows users to sign on to multiple web sites with a single credential.
CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news.
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