Yahoo Inc
701 First Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
United States

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KANDO id: 20715

Corporate information

Official name
Yahoo Incorporated
Registration country

Company type

Computer software and web search engine company.


Renamed to

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. 4,800,000,000 (USD 4,800,000,000) Initial investment.

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
N/A (4)

Investment activity status
Active investor

Selected investments

Displaying 1 - 25 of 29
Profile Country Date Funding
3721 Internet Assistant Acquisition Initial investment Inc (Alibaba) N/A Initial investment 1,000,000,000 (USD 1,000,000,000)
Associated Content Inc Content Publishing Platform Acquisition Initial investment 90,000,000 (USD 90,000,000) 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 Initial investment
BlueLithium Acquisition USD 300,000,000 (USD 300,000,000) Acquisition Initial investment led the round USD 5,700,000,000 (USD 5,700,000,000)
ChannelAdvisor Corp N/A Initial investment
Dapper Inc Display advertising company. Acquisition Initial investment
eGroups Inc Online email list management company. Acquisition Initial investment 432,000,000 (USD 432,000,000)
Encompass Inc Software company designed on giving consumers easy and compelling access to the web. Acquisition Initial investment 130,000,000 (USD 130,000,000)
Hitpost Inc Acquisition Initial investment Ltd (, (HotJobs) Acquisition Initial investment 436,000,000 (USD 436,000,000)
HyperParallel Inc Software company for database analysis. Acquisition Initial investment 8,000,000 (USD 8,000,000)
IntoNow Inc TV application based on real time indexing of television. N/A Initial investment
Kelkoo Acquisition Initial investment
Ludicorp Research and Development Ltd Acquisition Initial investment
Maven Networks Inc Acquisition Initial investment 160,000,000 (USD 160,000,000)
Online Anywhere Leading provider of web delivery solutions for non-PC appliances. Acquisition Initial investment
Overture Services Inc Pay-For-Performance search on the Internet. Acquisition USD 1,630,000,000 (USD 1,630,000,000)
Plaxo Inc Address book services Series C Initial investment
Right Media Inc Provider of digital advertising exchange platform. Acquisition Initial investment
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
WebEx Communications Inc Web conferencing company. N/A Initial investment
Whereonearth Ltd Technology company that provides algorithms and locations data. Acquisition


Employee Position
Guru Gowrappan

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