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Groupon’s Bad Deal

Groupon’s Bad Deal
It would be exhausting to fully catalogue the missteps of Groupon, the Chicago-based daily deals site that launched in 2008, which at last culminated in the dismissal of founder and C.E.O. Andrew Mason yesterday. “I was fired today,” Mason wrote in a …
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How Did Groupon’s Rise and Fall Change Chicago’s Startup Scene? Not Much

How Did Groupon’s Rise and Fall Change Chicago’s Startup Scene? Not Much
All this to say: Howerton’s idea of a real technology scene in Chicago doesn’t end with a certain daily-deals company that happened to go public last year. “Groupon was a huge huge success and potentially a huge huge failure,” Howeton said. “That neither …
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