July 2011 — Present
Yelp (yelp.com) is a website that connects people with great local businesses. Yelp was founded in San Francisco in July 2004. Since then, Yelp communities have taken root in major metros across the US, Canada, UK, Ireland and France; Yelp drew an audience of more than 66 million unique visitors in Q4 of 2011. Yelpers have written more than 25 million local reviews, making Yelp the leading US local guide for real word of mouth on everything from boutiques and mechanics to restaurants and dentists.