• Is Groupon Really Worth $25 Billion?

    Is Groupon Really Worth $25 Billion?

    Groupon went from brand new startup to 7,000 employees in only two years.  They’ve now filed for an initial public offering (IPO) to take the company public on the stock exchange and evaluated themselves at $25 billion.  Naysayers to the company’s business model call the company “Grouponzi” and “vaporware” with one commenter calling the startup
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  • Groupon Claims it Saves Buyers $1bn

    Groupon Claims it Saves Buyers $1bn

    In a quick Twitter message this week Groupon claimed that has saved it users an amount of $1bn with its extensive range of local discount offers all over the world. Discounts on Groupon are substantial, easily around the 50% discount range and considering the company’s size and scope an aggregate ‘savings’ amount of £1bn is
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  • DealQuad – Groupon but for College

    DealQuad – Groupon but for College

    Local deal sites are seemingly becoming a new bandwagon, and one that looks set to run for a while given the current economic climate – who can resist a good deal? Dealquad has jumped firmly on board and is targeting college students for its business model. Unlike Groupon and the other deal sites, DealQuad works
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