Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Letter After Being Fired from Groupon

Groupon CEO was fired for Groupon’s continuing miserable performance. Here is the full transcript of the great letter from Mason to Groupon employees. People of Groupon, After four and a half intense and wonderful years as CEO of Groupon, I’ve decided that I’d like to spend more time with my family. Just kidding — I [...]

Groupon Acquires Pelago

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Groupon announced that it is acquiring seattle based startup company Pelagao, the maker of Whrll. Pelago was co-founded by Jeff Holden in 2006 and released Whrll, a location based real world game designed to help find places to go and things to do. Pelago’s philosophy is Anti-Search and wants to uncover the interesting places or [...]

Why Groupon CEO Can’t Talk About the 6 Billion Dollar Question?

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The 6 billion dollar question of the holiday season is why did Groupon rejected Google’s offer to buy Groupon. It was reported that Groupon wanted to stay single and grow the company. If that is the case, one might wonder why did it talk to Google at the first place. Groupon Founder/CEO Andrew Mason kind [...]

Groupon Rejects Google and Decides to Stay Single

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The much talked about $6 billion acquisition of Groupon by Google came to an end with Groupon rejecting Google’s offer. The Groupon’s rejection Google was first reported by Chicago Breaking News and confirmed by TechCrunch and AllThingsD. It was widely accepted that Google will succeed in acquiring Groupon for $6 billion. With Groupon’s rejection Google’s [...]

Google to Acquire Groupon for a Whopping $6 Billion: BoomTown Reports

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The rumor of Google acquiring Groupon, the shopping site that offers daily local deals, has picked up lots of steam over this holiday season. In a latest report by All Things Digital’s Kara Swisher states that Google has offered $6 billion to Groupon, $5.3 Billion in cash with $700 Million Earn-out. The report adds that [...]

Google to Buy Groupon for $2.5 Billion: Cyber Monday Rumor

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Did Google go for holiday shopping and buy Groupon? VatorNews reports that Google has bought Groupon for $2.5 billion, based on its reliable insider source. However, it also added that   “Neither Google nor Groupon could be reached for comment to confirm the report”. Groupon was founded by Andrew Mason in November 2008, offers “a [...]