Yippy Inc - YIPI stock
OTC Symbol: YIPI
Yippy (OTC: YIPI) was founded in 2009 and provides enterprise search and insight technologies for all types of data consumers. The search technology, which includes a world wide perpetual license for the software known as Velocity, was acquired in 2010 and is based on research at Carnegie Mellon University. Velocity is the same software that powers IBM Watson Explorer.
As of April, 2023, the company's search engine website Yippy.com currently redirects to DuckDuckGo and the current status of the company and its website is unclear.
The most recent news seems to be David Weild IV joining the board of directors in 2019. David Weild IV is a well-known figure in the financial industry, having previously served as the Vice Chairman of NASDAQ and as the father of the JOBS Act, which was signed into law in 2012 and aimed to make it easier for small businesses to raise capital through IPOs. With Weild's addition to the board of directors, Yippy hoped to benefit from his extensive experience in the financial industry and his expertise in helping companies to go public. Weild was expected to help Yippy navigate the complex regulatory landscape surrounding public offerings and to provide guidance on how to position the company for success in the public markets.
In May, 2016 the company was mentioned in an article on Fortune.com when it acquired MC+A, a Chicago based company.
- Yippyinc.com. Company. Retrieved on 4/10/2023.
- CIO Applications. Reimagining Data Experience in Search Applications. Accessed on 4/10/2023.
- PR Newswire. Yippy, Inc. (YIPI) announces David Weild IV former Vice Chairman of the NASDAQ and Father of JOBS Act has joined the Company’s Board of Directors. February 20, 2019.
- Fortune. Google Search Appliance May Be Gone, But Category Lives On. May 27, 2016.