17-year-old entrepreneur has Yelp in her crosshairs


After raising $280,000 in pre-seed funding, TagDat is off to a hot start. You’ve probably never heard of the recommendation app, as it launched just under a year ago and competes in the same space as heavy-hitters like Yelp and TripAdvisor. That could soon change. Co-founded by 17-year-old Jiyuan (Buffy) Li, and a duo of college students — Wilson Li (no relation), a senior at Carleton College in Minnesota, and Zhang Cai, a post-doc astrophysics student at USC — TagDat aims to correct what its founders perceive as bias by Yelp, a company that not only neglects small business but “actively…

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