Post Tagged with: "Yelp"

IfOnly Raises $12 Million for the A-list Experiences
/ October 29, 2013 3:22 pm
IfOnly Raises $12 Million for the A-list Experiences

AllThingsD reports that IfOnly has raised $12 million to expand its “marketplace for experiences” offerings. The San Francisco-based company is led by longtime entrepreneur Trevor Traina. The website focuses on providing events with top luminaries in sports, cooking and entertainment. . Read More

Yelp Acquires SeatMe
/ July 19, 2013 9:59 am
Yelp Acquires SeatMe

Yelp Inc. (NYSE:YELP), the company that connects consumers with local businesses, today announced it has agreed to acquire SeatMe, Inc, a web and iPad-app based reservation solution for the restaurant and nightlife categories. With SeatMe's solution, more local restaurants and bars can provide an easy way for customers to book online reservations, enhancing the consumer experience for those who discover a great local business on Yelp. Read More

TechCrunch: Yelp Announces A New ‘Revenue Estimator’ For Small-Scale Businesses
/ March 26, 2013 3:09 pm
TechCrunch: Yelp Announces A New ‘Revenue Estimator’ For Small-Scale Businesses

TechCrunch reports that Yelp has just announced a brand new feature designed to showcase and assess the value that the listing and review site offers up small businesses. Read More

Crashlytics Acquired by Twitter
/ January 29, 2013 8:53 am
Crashlytics Acquired by Twitter

Crashlytics, a crash-reporting tool designed to help mobile app developers for both iOS and Android, announced in a blog post today that it is being acquired by Twitter. Read More

Yelp names former press secretary Robert Gibbs to board
/ June 5, 2012 10:31 am
Yelp names former press secretary Robert Gibbs to board

Yelp, the San Francisco-based operator of a popular local business reviews site, has named former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs to its board of directors. Read More

Yelp IPO gets five-star reviews
/ March 2, 2012 9:03 am
Yelp IPO gets five-star reviews

Yelp Inc. is so far getting five-star reviews for its initial public offering, which priced its shares at $15, above its $12 to $14 per share targeted range. Read More

Facebook Debuts ‘Facebook Places’ Location Feature
/ August 19, 2010 10:07 am
Facebook Debuts ‘Facebook Places’ Location Feature

Palo Alto, Calif. - Facebook on Thursday introduced a new location-based service, Facebook Places, which will let users of the social network "check-in" at real-world venues via their mobile phones. Facebook Places looks to capitalize on the growing popularity of similar services like Foursquare and Gowalla, and features offered by Yelp and others.

When Facebook users "check-in" at a venue, they can control whether it will show up as a story in friends’ News Feeds and in the Recent Activity section for that location.

Currently, the service is [...].

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