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  1. just asking questions
    The Quick Rise and Even Faster Fall of Groupon, Through the Eyes of Its CEOAndrew Mason tours us through his wild rise and fall.
  2. extreme grouponing
    The Clown Prince of Groupon Moves OnThe former staff comedian of the troubled digital-deals company is now available for freelance work.
  3. my ears my ears
    Former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Is the Raffi of Dot-Com FlameoutsAndrew Mason releases the weirdest CEO-confessional album of the year.
  4. the revenue reckoning
    Groupon at the CrossroadsThe daily deals company is trying to be more like Amazon. But it may be too late.
  5. party like it’s 1999
    Groupon IPO Raises $700 MillionSome experts still call it risky.
  6. never pay full price
    There’s a Groupon for College NowThis was bound to happen.
  7. party like it’s 1999
    Groupon’s Andrew Mason Does Not React Well to Bad News“Did you read the article that Gaopeng’s CEO has kidnapped the first-born children of all our employees?”
  8. party like it’s 1999
    Groupon Hits Roadblocks in China and at HomeHow’s that bigger-than-Google valuation going guys?
  9. white men with money
    Groupons for Bottle Service: Is Western Civilization As We Know It Over?The direst economic indicator of all.
  10. party like it’s 1999
    Groupon Files for $750 Million IPOWith Morgan Stanley. Sorry, Goldman.
  11. glenn beck living omnimedia
    Glenn Beck Invented His Very Own GrouponWhat does a Groupon for the Glenn Beck set look like?
  12. the future is coming
    Facebook Launches a Groupon Killer, Wants to Be Your EverythingSomeone knows how to get you to spend Facebook credits.
  13. party like it’s 1999
    Groupon Wants to Go Public at a Bigger Valuation Than Google DidGroupon’s $25 billion to Google’s $23 billon.
  14. party like it’s 1999
    Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Sits in the Middle of a Multi-Billion-Dollar EcosystemOf clones and symbiotic subsectors.
  15. party like it’s 1999
    Did Groupon Really Take Home $760 Million in 2010?Nope.
  16. party like it’s 1999
    JPMorgan Will Take Social Media for $750 Million, AlexHey, if FarmVille can get you $7 billion, why not?
  17. fauxtrage
    Nobody Liked Groupon’s Super Bowl Commercials, Least of All ChinaThe people of Tibet probably weren’t too hot on it, either.
  18. the future is coming
    That Was a Very Smart Thing You Just Did There, AmazonA $20 gift certificate on Amazon for $10 on LivingSocial.
  19. party like it’s 1999
    Lloyd Blankfein Wants What Morgan Stanley Has: GrouponGroupon shall be his!
  20. party like it’s 1999
    Morgan Stanley on Track to Take Groupon Public at $15 Billion [Updated]But why stop at $15 billion?
  21. the future is coming
    Groupon Raises a Billion Without Batting an EyeThanks for the vote of confidence, Google.
  22. are you there google? it’s me margaret
    Google Promises It Won’t Infect Your Start-up With Its SuckinessStart-ups, come back! We promise we’re not contagious!
  23. internet-stained wretches
    The Secrets to Writing Winning CopyMagic! Well, magic, fake aphorisms, and mixed metaphors.
  24. party like it’s 1999
    Groupon Reportedly Not Taking Google’s $6 Billion Dollars“Groupon’s annual revenues are now at a $2 billion run rate … “
  25. are you there google? it’s me margaret
    Is Google’s Paying $6 Billion for Groupon Another Sign That the Tech Bubble Commeth?Google is rumored to buy Groupon for $5.3 billion.