March 27, 2017 6:23 PM ET

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Company Overview of Yext, Inc.

Company Overview

Yext, Inc. provides a knowledge engine platform that lets businesses manage their digital knowledge in the cloud in North America and Europe. The company offers Yext Knowledge Engine, a cloud-based global platform that enables businesses to control and manage their digital knowledge and make it available through our PowerListings Network of approximately 100 third-party maps, apps, search engines, intelligent GPS systems, digital assistants, vertical directories, and social networks. It also provides global Knowledge Engine, which powers its listings, pages and reviews features. Yext, Inc. serves healthcare and pharmaceuticals, retail, financial services, manufacturing, and technology indust...

1 Madison Avenue

5th Floor

New York, NY 10010

United States

Founded in 2006

630 Employees



Key Executives for Yext, Inc.

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 36
Co-Founder, President and Director
Age: 37
President and Chief Revenue Officer
Age: 61
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 64
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Yext, Inc. Key Developments

Yext Seeks Acquisitions

Yext, Inc. has filed an IPO in the amount of $100 million. Yext stated, "We intend to use the net proceeds from this offering for working capital, capital expenditures and other general corporate purposes. We may also use a portion of our net proceeds to fund potential acquisitions of, or investments in, technologies or businesses that complement our business, although we have no present commitments or agreements to enter into any such acquisitions or make any such investments."

Yext’s Spring 2017 Release Unlocks Powerful New Insights and Tools for Brand Engagement

Yext, Inc. announced it’s bringing customer engagement into new focus with its Spring 2017 release. As part of the Spring 2017 release, Yext has redesigned its next-generation Analytics platform in order to arm businesses with the metrics they need to tackle this challenge, and has added four new features to drive customer interaction and give businesses even more control over their brands across the web. The Spring 2017 release includes: a completely reimagined Analytics offering with new engagement insights across Yext Listings and Yext Pages, The new Intelligent Search Tracker feature, which shows businesses the full picture of their performance in, and control over, the intelligent search landscape. Enhanced Scheduled Updates functionality, Support for diverse Calls-to-Action on Facebook location Pages, An extension of Yext’s Publisher Suggestions feature to Yelp listings. Yext Analytics brings these consumer interactions to light, giving businesses unprecedented insight into how customers engage with them everywhere online. It also reveals engagement metrics on Google, Facebook, and 100+ other third-party publishers, displaying them all in one comprehensive view.

Yext Announces Executive Changes

Yext announced that Jim Steele is stepping down from the company Board of Directors to join the company full-time as President and Chief Revenue Officer responsible for sales and customer success. Jim joins the company following two years at InsideSales. Previously, Jim served as President & Chief Customer Officer for Salesforce, where he had a remarkable 12-year run, helping grow Salesforce's revenue to over $5 Billion when he left in 2015. With his new position, Jim will oversee the company's entire revenue organization, including direct sales, partner sales, customer service, account management, and professional services. The company also announced the hiring of David Rudnitsky as EVP, North American Enterprise Sales.

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