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Description:  Yelp, the online review website, has picked Goldman Sachs and Citigroup to lead an initial public offering that could value the company at up to $2 billion. Geoffrey Fowler has details on The News Hub.

Source: Marketwatch.com – video report

Date: 11/08/2011

Link:  http://www.marketwatch.com/video/asset/yelp-eyes-2-billion-ipo/B968A023-4669-4165-B190-30611D4CEC97

Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the reasons presented for the IPO.
  • Do you think the business model is viable against other similar competitors?
  • How does Yelp’s IPO offer compare to Groupon and Linked-In in terms of risk and potential reward?
  • Would you be a buyer of the IPO?

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