Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 14, 2020

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State of incorporation)(Commission File No.)(IRS Employer Identification No.)
140 New Montgomery Street, 9th Floor
San Francisco, California 94105
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (415) 908-3801

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each ClassTrading Symbol(s)Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered
Common Stock, par value $0.000001 per shareYELPNew York Stock Exchange LLC
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On September 14, 2020, the Compensation Committee (the "Compensation Committee") of the Board of Directors of Yelp Inc. (the "Company") approved the grant of performance-based restricted stock units covering shares of the Company's common stock (the "New Performance Awards") to the Company's executive officers (the "Executive Officers"), as set forth below. The vesting of the New Performance Awards is subject to both the achievement of performance goals and a four-year, quarterly vesting schedule measured from the beginning of 2020. The grant date of the Performance Awards was September 15, 2020.
Performance Awards
Jeremy StoppelmanChief Executive Officer17,25969,033138,065
David SchwarzbachChief Financial Officer4,24916,99333,986
Joseph R. ("Jed") NachmanChief Operating Officer7,96631,86163,722
Vivek PatelChief Product Officer6,37325,48950,978
Laurence WilsonChief Administrative Officer & General Counsel5,31121,24142,482
The New Performance Awards are generally subject to the same terms as the performance-based restricted stock units (the "Original Performance Awards") disclosed in the Company's Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on February 24, 2020 (the "Prior Current Report"), except that the performance goals for the New Performance Awards are based on the Company's net revenue and adjusted EBITDA for the six months ending December 31, 2020 rather than for the full year. The description of the terms of the Original Performance Awards set forth in the Prior Current Report is incorporated herein by reference.
The New Performance Awards were granted pursuant to, and in accordance with, the terms and conditions of the Company's 2012 Equity Incentive Plan, as amended, as well as a Performance Award Agreement and Grant Notice previously filed with the SEC.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date:September 18, 2020YELP INC.
By:/s/ David Schwarzbach
David Schwarzbach
Chief Financial Officer