Yik Yak

An anonymous mobile social media application

Product Description

Yik Yak was an app that allowed people to anonymously create and view discussion threads within a 5-mile radius (termed "Yaks" by the application).  All users had the ability to contribute to the stream by writing, responding, and "voting up" or "voting down" (liking or disliking) yaks.

Quick Stats


Started in

Apr, 2017

Closed in


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Total Raised

Question asked • Startup Failure3,979 views

Why did Yik Yak fail?

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Evan Lee
Updated on 25 Jul, 2017
No Sustainable Business Model
Public Image Problems
1 Upvote
Investors - 9
Funding Rounds - 3

Seed - $1,500,000

Series A - $10,000,000

Series B - $62,000,000

By Aaron