Acquired by on July 25, 2016
20 Investments in 16 Companies
Sunnyvale, CA
Yahoo! is a technology company that is known for its web services and applications.
Search Engine, Internet, SEO, Email, Advertising, Financial Services, Finance

Company Details

January, 1994
(408) 349-3300
175 in Crunchbase

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 (3) - $406.8M

DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
May, 2001$400M / Venture1
Nov, 1995$4.8M / Series B3
Apr, 1995$2M / Series A1
DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Jul, 2015$12.22M / Series B
Dec, 2014$485M / Series D
Mar, 2014$100M / Series D
Feb, 2014$10M / Grant
Jun, 2013$50M / Series C
Nov, 2011$25M / Series B
Jun, 2011$23M / Series A
Jan, 2010$240k / Angel
Apr, 2008$20M / Series B (Lead)
Feb, 2008$11.75M / Series B
Feb, 2008$11.75M / Series B
Oct, 2006$45M / Series B (Lead)
Aug, 2006$8.65M / Series A
Aug, 2005$1B / Undisclosed
Apr, 2004$7M / Series C
Aug, 2002$15M / Undisclosed
Jul, 2000undisclosed amount / Series B
Jun, 2000$10M / Undisclosed (Lead)
Apr, 2000$22M / Venture
Feb, 2000$1.6M / Venture
Jan, 1998$25M / Series D (Lead)

Current Team (175)


Products (60)

  • 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

Competitors (26)

  • 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.

Offices/Locations (1)

  • Headquarters

    701 First Avenue

    Sunnyvale, CA 94089


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