Yahoo Inc
701 First Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
United States

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Recent investment activity

KANDO id: 20715

Corporate information

Official name
Yahoo Incorporated
Registration country

Company type

Computer software and web search engine company.

Funding rounds

Acquisition USD 4,830,000,000

USD 4,830,000,000 ( ) at USD 4,830,000,000 pre-money valuation

Profile Country Notes
Verizon Communications Inc (Verizon) Global broadband and telecom company. USD 4,800,000,000 (USD 4,800,000,000)

IPO USD 33,800,000

USD 33,800,000 ( )

Series B USD 4,800,000

USD 4,800,000 ( )

Profile Country Notes
Reuters Initial investment.
Softbank Capital Partners (Softbank Capital) Early stage venture capital firm Initial investment.
Sequoia Capital Operations LLC (Sequoia) Venture capital firm. Follow-on investment.

Series A USD 2,000,000

USD 2,000,000 ( )

Profile Country Notes
Sequoia Capital Operations LLC (Sequoia) Venture capital firm. Initial investment.

Profile Country Notes
Bridgescale Partners Initial investment. Exited. (Public offering)
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC (KPCB) Venture capital firm. Initial investment. Exited. (Public offering)
Softbank Capital Partners (Softbank Capital) Early stage venture capital firm Initial investment.

Profile Country Notes
LionTree Partners Independent investment and merchant bank focused on unlocking capital, industries, and entrepreneurs across the global digital economy. Initial investment.

Top investment portfolio themes

Actual initial investment stage

Investment activity status
Active investor

Selected investments

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Profile Country Date Funding Inc A social media company that operates a consumer-focused internet contest platform where any user can create a talent-based competition for anything. Acquisition
eGroups Inc Online email list management company. Acquisition USD 432,000,000 (USD 432,000,000)
Encompass Inc Software company designed on giving consumers easy and compelling access to the web. Acquisition USD 130,000,000 (USD 130,000,000) Ltd (, (HotJobs) Acquisition USD 436,000,000 (USD 436,000,000)
HyperParallel Inc Software company for database analysis. Acquisition USD 8,000,000 (USD 8,000,000)
IntoNow Inc TV application based on real time indexing of television. N/A
Kelkoo Acquisition
Maven Networks Inc Acquisition USD 160,000,000 (USD 160,000,000)
Online Anywhere Leading provider of web delivery solutions for non-PC appliances. Acquisition
Plaxo Inc Address book services Series C
Right Media Inc Provider of digital advertising exchange platform. Acquisition
WebEx Communications Inc Web conferencing company. N/A
Xoopit Inc Email-productivity startup company. Acquisition USD 20,000,000 (USD 20,000,000) Inc (Alibaba) N/A USD 1,000,000,000 (USD 1,000,000,000)
Associated Content Inc Content Publishing Platform Acquisition USD 90,000,000 (USD 90,000,000)
BlueLithium Acquisition USD 300,000,000 (USD 300,000,000)
ChannelAdvisor Corp N/A
Dapper Inc Display advertising company. Acquisition
Ludicorp Research and Development Ltd Acquisition
Overture Services Inc Pay-For-Performance search on the Internet. Acquisition USD 1,630,000,000 (USD 1,630,000,000)
Summly Inc Developer of a mobile app for news aggregation Acquisition USD 30,000,000 (USD 30,000,000)
Vizify Acquisition Initial investment led the round
Whereonearth Ltd Technology company that provides algorithms and locations data. Acquisition
Xobni Corp Acquisition Initial investment led the round
Zimbra Inc Developer of open-source email server software Acquisition
Flickr Acquisition Exited

Current team

Employee Position
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Selected Products / Customers