Yelp Launches in Poland
Yelp (NYSE: YELP) today announced the availability of Yelp Poland (http://www.yelp.pl). Beginning today, people in Poland are able to create accounts on Yelp.pl to share their opinions about great local businesses and services. Yelp's free iPhone and Android applications will be available as well as its free suite of business owner tools: Yelp for Business Owners (http://biz.yelp.pl).
"Poland is very much at the geographic heart of Europe, a crossroads for eastern and western Europeans, and with this crossroads comes a fantastic mix of culinary, cultural and social ingredients," said Miriam Warren, Vice President of New Markets. "Opening up Poland to the Yelp community not only gets us excited about discovering the latest and greatest from the local residents, but it also opens up the platform for the estimated 20 million Poles that live outside the country."A high income economy and the sixth largest in the European Union, Poland was the only country in the European Union that managed to avoid a recession after the global financial crisis. This ambitiously expanding economy filled with an educated and increasingly affluent population is now