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US$25m Elevation Partners 28 Jan 2010
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Twitter Partners With Yelp For Location Tagging

Twitter has partnered with Yelp to integrate location tagging for its users in the UK and Japan. Twitter users will now have the option of selecting places provided by Yelp when they tag a location in their tweets. Other users viewing the tweet will...

Read More25 Apr 16
Airbnb Wants To Disrupt More Than Just Hotels

Touching down in a new city and flicking through a Rough Guide or a Lonely Planet to find the best sites and restaurants is an increasingly digital process. Travel publishers are shifting to online models while the likes of TripAdvisor and Yelp are...

Read More20 Apr 16
Investors Still Hungry For Food Disruption

Food is big business. And as one of life’s key necessities, it’s business that'll never go away. Nor is it likely that entrepreneurs will stop finding ways to innovate within the field. Here are some ways in which the space is continuing to evolve...

Read More25 Nov 15
INSIGHT: True Disruption Of Food Industry Is Yet To Come

Tired of reading about investors backing food delivery startups? Well, that’s not going to stop any time soon. We’ve tracked more than USD2bn invested globally in digital food services so far this year alone – already surpassing last year’s total...

Read More07 Aug 15
Goats, Gutters & Singing Lessons – Amazon’s Plan For US Growth

In terms of speculation about how Amazon would look to boost growth in its home market, offering goats on-demand probably wasn't high on the list. Yet this is just one of of the options available to customers of its new home services marketplace, where...

Read More31 Mar 15
Consolidation And New Competitors – 5 Companies To Watch In Food Delivery This Year

If you thought competition in the food delivery space was fierce last year then 2015 looks set to take things to a new level. Globally, many a startup is taking on the challenge of bringing takeaways into the digital and mobile age with many finding big...

Read More11 Feb 15
Yelp Spoons Up Eat24 For USD134m In Meal Delivery Push

Local reviews site Yelp has acquired online food ordering startup Eat24 for USD134m in cash and stock. The deal marks Yelp’s transition from a simple reviews site that monetises via advertising to a local e-commerce spot that places it in direct...

Read More11 Feb 15
Yelp In Profit With Traffic Up 13%

Consumer review firm Yelp saw a profit of USD32.7m for the fourth quarter of 2014 compared to a USD2.1m loss in the fourth quarter of 2013. Net revenue for the period surged 56% to USD109.9m. Total average monthly unique visitors were up 13% year-on-year...

Read More06 Feb 15
Yelp Acquires Cityvox For French Review Market

Yelp has acquired French review site Cityvox in an undisclosed deal. The site provides insight into restaurants and nightlife around French cities. This acquisition, which follows Yelp's recent purchase of similar German startup Kritik, further...

Read More29 Oct 14
Yelp Acquires Restaurant-Kritik For German Content

Yelp has acquired Restaurant-Kritik in an undisclosed deal. The restaurant review service claims 330,000 reviews of more than 94,000 restaurants across Germany. The company will begin to be integrated into Yelp’s German site soon. The acquisition will...

Read More27 Oct 14