With investor interest in group discount site Groupon at an all time high, it seems only a matter of time before the company gets its own David Fincher-directed movie.
And so The Observer asks the most pressing question facing the technology venture capital scene today: What if The Social Network was about Groupon? Read More
Weeks ago, Goldman Sachs seized the media’s imagination by getting an inside track on the initial public offering of Facebook, a social network so large that David Fincher made a movie about it. Today, reports indicate that Morgan Stanley may be gaining similar access to a possible IPO for Groupon, a website with Read More
The huge leap to multibillion-dollar valuations for Facebook and Groupon in the past weeks has led to a rash of warning that we’re entering a bubble, one that may end as badly as the dot-com bubble did back at the start of the last decade.
“With Billion-Dollar Dot-com Valuations Back in a Big Way, It’s Read More
Local Groupon competitor BuyWithMe ousted its CEO Cheryl Rosner in December after eight months on the job, and the company just named her replacement today.
Jim Crowley was President and CEO of Turbine, Inc. (social gaming company acquired by Warner Bros.)
BuyWithMe runs daily deals in 12 cities. The site is playing on a field Read More
Meetup.com is jumping on the group buying bandwagon, launching a new feature called Meetup Perks.
The site is creating a self-serve platform so businesses can source deals to groups of potential customers.
Say you’re a computer supply store. Now you can use Meetup Perks to easily create a deal and offer it to Read More
Group coupon startup Groupon has apparently filed a certificate indicating it could raise up to $950 million, the blog VC Experts reported today.
This would be Groupon’s seventh round or Series G financing. The company has raised a total of $171 million to date from angel and VC investors, according to Read More
The daily deal startup BuyWithMe is one of the many clones of the fast-growing daily deal site Groupon, which just turned down an acquisition offer of $6 billion from Google.
The Massachussetts startup secretly moved to New York sometime after July, when it raised $16 million in Series B funding on Read More
Daily deal sites like Groupon are all the rage right now, but they’re leaving more than a few-trigger happy shoppers with buyer’s remorse.
Enter NYC startup Lifesta, a resale market for daily deals. “One Lifesta user had purchased a voucher to eat a great meal at a discount while on vacation in New Read More