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Yahoo!  (Stock symbol: YHOO ) Acquired by Apollo Global Management (2021 $ 5,000,000,000 )

701 1st Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Website Company Summary Management Team

General Management: Amanda Pires (4/1/2012) ; Ben Haines (11/30/2014) ; Jeff Bronikowski (2/9/2010) ; Rose Tsou (4/30/2007) ; Dylan Casey (5/13/2013) ; Steve Chaffin (01/31/2008) ; David Pogue; Jackie Goldberg (9/30/2011) ; Andrew Schulte (9/13/2012); Anne Toth (10/31/2010) ; Bob Lord (10/19/2015) ; Daniel Klaidman (1/6/2014); Jai Singh ; Katie Couric (11/25/2013) ; Roy Bostock
Finance: Kenneth A Goldman (9/25/2012)
Technology: Jay Rossiter (11/16/2012) ; Adam Cahan (10/31/2012) ; Mike Kail ; Lane Patterson (5/31/2015) ; Manoj Hardikar (07/31/2009) ; Peter Cnudde (5/31/2014) ; Michael La Guardia (12/31/2014) ; Michael Palmer (10/31/2013) ; P Thyagarajan (09/30/2007) ; Patrick Chan (12/31/2012) ; Eric Tschetter (11/30/2014) ; Prabhakar Krishnamurthy (7/31/2006) ; Xuhui Shao (9/30/2011) ; Zod Nazem
Business Development: Pamela Thompson
General Counsel/Legal: Courtney Landis ; Laura Bisesto

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Frank J Biondi (Waterview Advisors sr. manager) Tor Braham (Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Former Partner) Fouad ElNaggar (Sapho CEO) Thomas J McInerney (IAC/InterActiveCorp CFO) Maggie Wilderotter (Citizens Communications CEO/Chairman) Catherine Friedman (Morgan Stanley Former Managing Partner) Eric Brandt (Broadcom Former CFO) Jeffrey Smith (Starboard Value CEO) Aryeh Bourkoff (LionTree CEO);  Jessica Alba (The Honest Company);  Michael Kives (K5 Global CEO) Cynthia Marshall (Dallas Mavericks CEO) Katie Stanton (Moxxie Ventures Founding Partner)
Former outside board: Jane E Shaw (Aerogen) Max Levchin (Google VP Engineering) Terry Semel (Yahoo! Chairman) Maynard G Webb (Serenova CEO) AlFred J Amoroso (TiVo Former CEO);  Jerry Yang (Yahoo! Former CEO) Brad D Smith (Intuit President/CEO) Roy Bostock (Northwest Airlines Chairman) John Chappel (Hawkeye Investments President) Susan M James (Ernst & Young Partner) Patti Hart (International Game Technology CEO) David Kenny (Akamai Technologies President) John D Hayes (American Express CMO) Peter Liguori (Discovery Communications COO) Daniel Loeb (Third Point CEO) Harry Wilson (MAEVA Group CEO) Michael Wolfe (Activate Strategy President/CEO) Eddy Hartenstein (Tribune Company Former CEO) Lee Scott (Walmart Former CEO);  Richard S Hill (Novellus Systems Former CEO) Tim Koogle (Yahoo! Former CEO) Vyomesh Joshi (HP Division EVP) Ron Burkle (Yucaipa Companies) Eric Hippeau (Ziff-Davis) Arthur Kern (American Media CEO) Robert Kotick (Activision CEO);  Edward Kozel (Open Range Ventures) Michael Moritz (Sequoia Capital) Gary Wilson (NWA Chairman)
Former advisory board: John Taysom (Reuters Greenhouse Fund Executive Director)

Business description: Yahoo!, now Altaba, is a leading Internet brand globally and one of the most trafficked Internet destination worldwide. Yahoo! seeks to provide online products and services essential to consumers' lives, and offers a full range of tools and marketing solutions for businesses to connect with Internet users around the world. Yahoo is focused on making the world's daily habits inspiring and entertaining - whether you're searching the web, emailing friends, sharing photos with family, or simply checking the weather, sports scores or stock quotes. Yahoo! is now part of 'Oath', a digital and mobile media company with more than 50 brands globally (including Yahoo, HuffPost, Engadget, TechCrunch, Moviefone and Makers), and a member of the Verizon family of companies working to shape the future of media.
Customers include: BABoeing;  Anheuser Busch;  Honda
Partners include: ABC NewsACER Adobe Systems Akimbo Alibaba AmazonAOLATandT ATandT WirelessBellSouth British Telecom ChoiceStreamCitysearchComcast DangereBay FindlawGannett Helio HomeGainHoover'sHTC IBM InktomiIntel IntuitLG Electronics LoudeyeMicrosoftMobius Venture CapitalMotorola Netscape CommunicationsNextel CommunicationsNissan Opera PayPal ReutersSamsung SBC CommunicationsSprint Sun MicrosystemsSymantec Telef√≥nica Tibco SoftwareT-Mobile Verizon Communications Virgin MobileVisaZapLabsZillow;  America Movil ; ;  BBC News; ;  Belo Television ;  Cityfeet;;  Connexion by Boeing ;  ELLE ;  Experian Automotive;  Granite Broadcast;  Investor's Business Daily ;  Reseach in Motion ;  Rotana;  Servicemaster;  Sheraton HotelsAndResorts ;  Turner Broadcasting System;  WarrantyByNet;  Ziff-Davis

Rounds: 3
Capital raised: 69.7M
Ownership: Acquired by Apollo Global Management (2021 $ 5,000,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: YHOO
Angels/other VCs: Randy Adams (International Shopping Network);  Allan Kern (American Medical)
Corporate investors: Reuters Greenhouse Fund;  Ziff-Davis;  Open Text

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Record updated: Jul 2016
Sector: Digital Media & Entertainment
Year Founded: 1994
Headcount: 10001-25000 as of Jun 2009
Rounds: 3
Capital Raised: 69.7M
Ownership: Acquired by Apollo Global Management (2021 $ 5,000,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: YHOO