About Left.

Imagine if…” It was those two words that launched the Left story in 2010. Imagine if we could build a company built on innovation and ideas, where thinking differently was cherished rather than chastised. Imagine if we could leverage technology, marketing, and automation to build businesses of real and lasting value. Imagine if what we built made a difference to our families, our Community, and the world at large.

Left was initially set up by Chris Jensen and John Lyotier who had a belief that a company built on a set of Core Values and an anything-is-possible attitude could win, scale, and change the world. Yes, there would be bumps and bruises and failures along the way, but if you kept one eye focused on the metrics and the other on the little things – those small, repeatable tasks that increment improvement every step of the way – the final output would be something of which we could be proud. And that really is our big dream: to be proud of the mark we’ve made.

With its headquarters in the Vancouver-based suburb of Maple Ridge, Left is now a multinational media and technology company with holdings in mobile and Internet-based businesses. A few of our most well-known and innovative brands include: YO!™ and Stays™.

Previously known as Left of the Dot Media, the company generated success in the early days by realizing the value of great domain names. The Company used best-in-class brands, innovative technology, and online marketing savvy to establish market leadership in numerous verticals and appreciate the value of each domain under management and the business units themselves.

While it is important to know our history, our story is still being written. Besides, with a world full of opportunities, it will be our future that will define us.

"We believe that a company can make great, profitable businesses without sacrificing the joy in life."


YO! is an award-winning mobile app and platform that provides free and fast off-grid connectivity to emerging markets. With YO!, users are empowered users to share photos, videos, music, files, apps, and messages without being constrained by existing infrastructure.

Stays is a portfolio of best-in-class travel and vacation rental brands powered by cutting edge marketing and technology. The Stays portfolio includes: RentByOwner.com, RentalHomes.com, BedroomVillas.com, SellOffRentals.com, and many more.