Zofari is joining Yahoo!

At Zofari, we're always trying to figure out ways to help folks spend less time looking at their screens, so we'll keep this short and sweet.

Since our very first alpha in 2012, our goal has been to deliver brilliant local recommendations in the fastest way possible, and essentially, make the world an easier place to explore. Inspired by what Pandora has done for music and Netflix has done for movies, we built (what we think) is a beautiful and powerful recommendation app that allows users to discover new places based on the restaurants, bars and cafes they know and love.

Along the way, we've also created some cool contextualization technology that enables us to look at a place and extract granular information about it, transforming bland, vanilla attributes like ratings and dollar signs into the familiar ideas that people use to make real-world decisions.

While we've built an experience we couldn't be more proud of, we're a small company and have always dreamed of reaching users at a greater scale. After meeting some of the amazing folks on the Yahoo Search team and hearing about their vision, the decision for our team to join Yahoo was an easy one. We can't talk about what we're working on yet but needless to say we are very, very excited.

On behalf of the Zofari team, thanks so much to our investors and advisors for making the whole operation possible.

And on behalf of the Zofari team, investors and advisors, thanks so much to our users, especially all of you who have provided us with your incredible thoughts and feedback. You guys are the best.

The Zofari Team