More on Yelp's IPO: As the company goes public, debate rages over its valuation, which now...

|About: Yelp (YELP)|By:, SA News Editor

More on Yelp's IPO: As the company goes public, debate rages over its valuation, which now stands near $1.5B. Bulls point to rapid growth, a giant user base, and popular mobile apps, while bears stress the company's sizable losses and competitive threats. Yelp's high sales & marketing expenses, and its rocky relationship with Google, are often cited as concerns. (S-1 filing)