Press release

Yelp Reports First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

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Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP), the company that connects people with great
local businesses, today posted its financial results for the quarter
ended March 31, 2019 in the Q1 2019 Shareholder Letter available on its
Investor Relations website at

“We are encouraged by the progress we have made on our plan to drive
sustainable, profitable long-term growth for our shareholders,” said
Jeremy Stoppelman, Yelp’s co-founder and chief executive officer. “In
the first quarter, we accelerated app user growth, launched new business
products, and won dozens of national mandates. We also strengthened our
most important verticals and delivered more value to our advertisers. We
expect these early wins and our continued focus on our 2019 initiatives
to accelerate growth in the second half of the year.”

Quarterly Conference Call

Yelp will host a live Q&A session today at 2:00 p.m. PT to discuss the
first quarter 2019 financial results and its Business Outlook for the
second quarter and full year 2019. The webcast of the Q&A can be
accessed on the Yelp Investor Relations website at
A replay of the webcast will be available at the same website until May
17, 2019.

About Yelp

Yelp Inc. (
connects people with great local businesses. With unmatched local
business information, photos and review content, Yelp provides a
platform for consumers to discover, interact and transact with local
businesses of all sizes. Yelp was founded in San Francisco in July 2004.

Yelp intends to make future announcements of material financial and
other information through its Investor Relations website. Yelp will
also, from time to time, disclose this information through press
releases, filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission,
conference calls or webcasts, as required by applicable law.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements relating to,
among other things, Yelp’s future performance that are based on its
current expectations, forecasts and assumptions and that involve risks
and uncertainties. These statements include the statements regarding
Yelp’s expected revenue growth, plans to drive long-term growth and
expectation that its first quarter achievements and its continued focus
on its 2019 initiatives will accelerate growth in the second half of the

Yelp’s actual results could differ materially from those predicted or
implied and reported results should not be considered as an indication
of future performance. Factors that could cause or contribute to such
differences include, but are not limited to, Yelp’s:

  • limited operating history in an evolving industry;
  • ability to generate sufficient revenue to maintain profitability,
    particularly in light of its significant ongoing sales and marketing
  • ability to generate and maintain sufficient high-quality content from
    its users; and
  • ability to maintain and expand its base of advertisers, particularly
    as an increasing portion of advertisers have the ability to cancel
    their advertising campaigns at any time.

Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences also include
those factors that could affect Yelp’s business, operating results and
stock price included under the captions “Risk Factors” and “Management’s
Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of
Operations” in Yelp’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K or
Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q at
or the SEC’s website at

Undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements in
this release, which are based on information available to Yelp on the
date hereof. Such forward-looking statements do not include the
potential impact of any acquisitions or divestitures that may be
announced and/or completed after the date hereof. Yelp assumes no
obligation to update such statements.