Groupon has added $135 million to its war-chest, and now has raised a total of $165 million to fend off competitors in the deal-a-day space it has pioneered. The investment gives Groupon a valuation in excess of $1 billion. The company, which makes its revenue by keeping 35-50 percent of the face value of its …continue reading »
Our Flagship event: San Francisco Dec. 10-12.
Some of our Great Speakers!
Gavin Newsom, Lt. Governor, California
Kara Swisher, Co-Executive Editor, AllThingsD
Blake Irving, CEO, GoDaddy
Brian Boland, VP, Products, Facebook
Ralf VonSosen, Marketing Leader, LinkedIn
Brendon Kraham, Dir, Global Mobile Solutions, Google
Chris Schroeder, Author, Startup Rising
Jody Ford, VP, Marketplaces, eBay
Patrick Barry, CMO, DemandForce (Intuit)
Mark Roberge, SVP, Hubspot
Denise Chudhy, VP, Weather.com
Sean Smyth, VP, Groupon
Victor Ho, CEO, FiveStars
Audrey Cooper, Managing Editor, The SF Chronicle
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