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Groupon
site Distributed Knowledge / Customer Engagement

Launched in November 2008, Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, see, eat, and buy in more than 300 markets and 35 countries, and soon beyond space. Groupon features a daily...

Tim SatterthwaiteFeb 06, 2011 04:26 pm GMT2309 views
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Groupon
Too Good To Be True? Groupon Users Crowdsource Suspect Offer
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

What caught commenters’ attention about the Groupon deals that ran on Tuesday in Denver, DC, and Boston were the lack of specifics — no farmers were named in either the deal description or website,...

Benjamin FosselMay 25, 2011 07:03 am GMT2043 views
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Too Good To Be True? Groupon Users Crowdsource Suspect Offer
Groupon Q2 misses with $568M revenue, up 45% y/y and EPS of $0.04
document Distributed Knowledge

“We had a solid quarter despite challenges in Europe and continued investment in technology and infrastructure,” said Andrew Mason, CEO of Groupon. “We’ve deepened our relationships with a...

Pablo BracciniAug 14, 2012 01:27 am GMT768 views
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Groupon Q2 misses with $568M revenue, up 45% y/y and EPS of $0.04
Analyst’s Groupon target price of $3 per share is 36.84% below today’s close
document Distributed Knowledge

On the day, Groupon was off exactly 5%, to a close of $4.75. Running the math, the new Evercore Partners target is some 36.84% lower than the firm’s current closing price. Using a rough...

Fiona MaresAug 17, 2012 10:42 pm GMT685 views
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Analyst’s Groupon target price of $3 per share is 36.84% below today’s close
Groupon Taps Clickworker for Global Crowdsourcing Project
document 

The partnership with Groupon is one of several recent high-profile client wins for Clickworker, reflecting the global growth of the company and the rapid expansion of the overall crowdsourcing...

Adam FrazerJul 16, 2011 12:39 am GMT7439 views
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Groupon Taps Clickworker for Global Crowdsourcing Project
Groupon buys HyperPublic, Kima Labs (and what the second deal has to do with Pelago)
document 

Firstly, the daily deals marketplace company has bought HyperPublic, a NYC-based local data startup backed by Lerer Ventures and Softbank Capital. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed,...

Tim SatterthwaiteFeb 18, 2012 12:09 pm GMT1289 views
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Groupon buys HyperPublic, Kima Labs (and what the second deal has to do with Pelago)
Groupon On A Shopping Spree: Buys Mobile Payment Specialist Kima Labs
document 

The news comes just hours after news broke that crowdsourcing site - Groupon had bought another mobile startup, Hyperpublic, which makes geolocation technology.As a result of the acquisition,...

Pablo BracciniFeb 18, 2012 10:41 pm GMT2681 views
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Groupon On A Shopping Spree: Buys Mobile Payment Specialist Kima Labs
Groupon Hires Curtis Lee Away From Zynga To Become Its New VP Of Consumer Products
document 

Groupon has offered no further comment except to note, “We’re excited to have him.” Groupon, like Zynga relatively new to the public markets, has a tall order ahead of it to drive more revenues as...

Fiona MaresMar 15, 2012 07:55 am GMT1034 views
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Groupon Hires Curtis Lee Away From Zynga To Become Its New VP Of Consumer Products
Groupon Acquires FeeFighters, The BillShrink For Business Services
document 

Groupon has been on a shopping spree lately, buying up a number of startups, including Kima Labs, Hyperpublic, Adku, and others in recent weeks.With the FeeFighters acquisition, the focus is...

Fiona MaresMar 24, 2012 06:55 am GMT1061 views
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Groupon Acquires FeeFighters, The BillShrink For Business Services
Groupon Grassroots Announced In Honor Of Earth Day
document Crowdfunding

Groupon today announced the launching of Groupon Grassroots. It’s the new identity for Groupon’s old G-Team collective that crowdsourced funding for charities and community events. During the...

Jason RobbinsApr 17, 2012 01:54 am GMT1553 views
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Groupon Grassroots Announced In Honor Of Earth Day
Groupon Grassroots
site 

A new way to discover local causes, rally together, and lend a helping hand. FIND YOUR CAUSE. We showcase a variety of community projects you can support, from helping a local school with...

Groupon GrassrootsApr 18, 2012 09:57 pm GMT978 views
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Groupon Grassroots
Groupon CEO Andrew Mason: We want to be “the OS for local commerce”
document 

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason wrote: "Why Groupon? Aren’t we a daily deals company? A glorified mailing list? What our competitors have learned is that success in local commerce requires...

Adam FrazerMay 08, 2012 04:27 am GMT983 views
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Groupon CEO Andrew Mason: We want to be “the OS for local commerce”
Nokia Maps update brings route planning, Groupon Now! integration
document 

From its post: “Nokia Maps’ mission has always been to make you feel like a local anywhere, every day. True to this motto, and after working for the past few months with Groupon, Nokia Maps...

Tim SatterthwaiteAug 02, 2012 05:17 am GMT599 views
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Nokia Maps update brings route planning, Groupon Now! integration
Groupon founder says Chicago now growing entrepreneurs
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Other Up and Comer winners, among others, were shopper-savings crowd-sourcing site MobCart; learning and teaching site MentorMob, surgical tool safety innovator Briteseed; kids’ financial literacy...

Samuel BennettOct 23, 2012 11:26 am GMT1957 views
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Groupon founder says Chicago now growing entrepreneurs
Groupon partners with Major League Baseball to become its official daily deals site for its 30 clubs
article Distributed Knowledge

Groupon has just hit a home run. The crowdsourcing site that originated the concept of using collective buying to get a daily deal on local goods and services announced that it is now the choice...

Luis Enrique MoralesNov 30, 2012 12:29 pm GMT2725 views
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Groupon partners with Major League Baseball to become its official daily deals site for its 30 clubs
Investors push Groupon down 15% after it declines to fire its CEO, Andrew Mason
article Distributed Knowledge

Comparing the company’s closing price before the decision to its current trading price, crowdsourcing site-Groupon has declined more than 15% since Andrew Mason was kept in the command chair at...

Tim SatterthwaiteDec 05, 2012 05:25 am GMT1387 views
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Investors push Groupon down 15% after it declines to fire its CEO, Andrew Mason
Philanthroper is the Groupon of Crowdsourced Social Giving
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Every day Philanthroper works with one charity, and spurs as many people as it can to give a single dollar to that group. However, to avoid losing all of that money in transaction expenses, the...

Rebecca GutierrezApr 08, 2011 05:51 pm GMT2337 views
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Philanthroper is the Groupon of Crowdsourced Social Giving
Groupon Endorses Crowdsourcing: A Win For The Crowdsourcing Industry
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Groupon’s decision to award Clickworker.com a substantial contract to lead a large-scale, global translation and optimization project in a number of languages was a landmark award for the crowdsourcing industry. Clickworker’s win was a win for Clickworker and a win for the industry!  Not only was this award significant in terms of it being an endorsement of crowdsourcing as a competitive delivery model for outsourced services by the global Internet coupon giant, but the fact that Groupon went public with the announcement was in itself momentous!

Last week I spoke with Clickworker’s CEO, Wolfgang Kitza, to not only congratulate him on his company’s win but to also find out more about Clickworker’s strategy and to learn more about what was needed to support the adoption of crowdsourcing by global brands.

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Carl EspostiJul 19, 2011 06:46 am GMT10838 views
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Groupon Shares Pop 11.6 Percent After CEO Andrew Mason Defends His Vision And Leadership
article 

The crowdsourcing company that brings buyers and sellers together in a fun and collaborative way has had a tumultuous year, with shares falling from a 25.84 high point on February 8. At 4.42, it...

Luis Enrique MoralesNov 29, 2012 03:45 am GMT1779 views
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Groupon Shares Pop 11.6 Percent After CEO Andrew Mason Defends His Vision And Leadership
Groupon’s latest shot at relevancy involves buying warehouses for Groupon Goods
article 

Groupon’s history is riddled with surges and falls, missteps and pivots, expansion and retraction, and of course, the sordid saga of a delusional CEO who was ousted from his leadership role and...

Sebastian BlancaSep 08, 2013 07:21 am GMT709 views
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Groupon’s latest shot at relevancy involves buying warehouses for Groupon Goods
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