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Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 6:30 AM
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By David Wolinsky

Why Andrew Mason’s New Album is Brilliant

Why Andrew Mason’s New Album is Brilliant

Oh, I have no idea if the musical and lyrical content of the former Groupon wunderkind Andrew Mason’s “motivational business music” album, “Hardly Workin’” is all that great. I haven’t listened to it. Sorry,... Read »

Saturday, Jun 29, 2013 at 11:55 AM
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By Alexandria Fisher

Ex Groupon CEO Set to Release Music Album

Ex Groupon CEO Set to Release Music Album

It appears former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason is taking his entrepreneurial skills in a new direction… music. Read »

Monday, Jun 24, 2013 at 1:54 PM
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By David Wolinsky

So How’s Groupon Doing?

So How’s Groupon Doing?

Although most folks whose blood bleeds civic pride would like to talk as though Groupon is still hyper-relevant, the sad fact is that it probably isn’t. It still belongs in the conversation about Chicago’s... Read »

Friday, May 17, 2013 at 4:29 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Andrew Mason’s Manifest Destiny Strikes Silicon Valley

Andrew Mason’s Manifest Destiny Strikes Silicon Valley

Groupon Co-Founder Brad Keywell has famously lamented that Chicago’s best tech folks flee here for Silicon Valley. “There are gaps between different constituencies in Chicago, including academics and the... Read »

Friday, May 3, 2013 at 10:15 AM
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By David Wolinsky

So How’s Groupon Doing?: The Post-Mason Report

So How’s Groupon Doing?: The Post-Mason Report

It feels like two ice ages ago when Andrew Mason was fired in February by Groupon, the company he helped create and make so dang ubiquitous. But now, it’s three months later and what’s going on with Groupon? Read »

Sunday, Mar 17, 2013 at 3:57 PM
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By David Wolinsky

How’s Groupon Been Doing?

How’s Groupon Been Doing?

There hasn’t been a big spike in people talking about Groupon since Andrew Mason was fired a few weeks ago and that makes sense: The company’s in that quiet period of planning its next moves, right? Maybe. It... Read »

Monday, Mar 4, 2013 at 6:46 AM
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By David Wolinsky

Has Andrew Mason Announced His Next Move?

Has Andrew Mason Announced His Next Move?

By this point, it’s ancient news that Andrew Mason was fired from Groupon, the company he founded. It happened late last week, and has already been analyzed to death even though it was a long time coming to even... Read »

Friday, Mar 1, 2013 at 11:35 PM
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By Amanda Bonafiglia

Groupon Shares Up 13.3 Percent

Groupon Shares Up 13.3 Percent

The stock gained 19 cents to $4.72 in after-hours trading Thursday and has risen 13.3 percent to $4.95 during afternoon trading Friday. Read »

Thursday, Feb 28, 2013 at 10:15 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Analysis: Why Andrew Mason Had to Go Now

Analysis: Why Andrew Mason Had to Go Now

On Thursday, Andrew Mason has been ousted as Groupon CEO. I’ve been covering Groupon since Inc. Well started two years ago and, honestly, this was a long, long time coming. No one was ever actually rooting... Read »

Thursday, Feb 28, 2013 at 11:34 PM
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By Barbara Ortutay

Groupon Ousts CEO Andrew Mason

Groupon Ousts CEO Andrew Mason

In a refreshingly candid memo to staff, Mason admitted he "failed at this part of the journey" and said Groupon's employees "deserve the outside world to give you a second chance. I'm getting in the way of that.... Read »

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