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Wednesday, Nov 16, 2011 at 11:28 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Groupon's IPO Continues to Chill

Groupon's IPO Continues to Chill

It's strange that Groupon's IPO is being covered in the media more like a cop working a crime scene than what it really is: a company just going public. Still, some intriguing evidence is coming out about... Read »

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2011 at 3:21 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Mason Named Entrepreneur of the Year

Mason Named Entrepreneur of the Year

There's actually some warm-fuzzy news about Andrew Mason: The Groupon founder was named Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year on Sunday. Although E&Y was dishing out the honor, its blurb congratulating Mason... Read »

Friday, Nov 11, 2011 at 4:50 PM
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By David Wolinsky

The Beginning of the End for Groupon?

The Beginning of the End for Groupon?

Even though it seems like fewer and fewer people are cracking open a newspaper in the morning -- they're undoubtedly rubbing their eyes and then their iPhones to see how their FarmVille crops are faring instead... Read »

Thursday, Nov 10, 2011 at 10:36 AM
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By David Wolinsky

Groupon Gets Fussy, Unapologetic, and Slightly Richer

Groupon Gets Fussy, Unapologetic, and Slightly Richer

With Groupon's IPO now nearly a week old, it's kind of interesting how uncharacteristically conservative the company has been in the days that followed. On Wednesday though, Suneel Gupta, Groupon's VP of... Read »

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2011 at 8:37 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Groupon's IPO Has to do Better, Critics Say

Groupon's IPO Has to do Better, Critics Say

As the immeasurably wise Huey Lewis once informed his head-bobbing disciples: It's hip to be square. Looks like Groupon didn't get the message, though. Despite an impressive showing on its first day of... Read »

Friday, Nov 4, 2011 at 2:44 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Groupon Shares Climb to $30 on Day 1

Groupon Shares Climb to $30 on Day 1

The big day is finally here: Groupon is now a publicly traded company. They grow up so fast, don't they? All kidding aside, this is historic for a wide variety of reasons but chief among them: This is the first... Read »

Thursday, Nov 3, 2011 at 8:20 PM
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By Mike Anderson

Groupon Prices Public Offering at $20 a Share

Groupon Prices Public Offering at $20 a Share

Groupon's highly anticipated public offering was announced at $20 a share. Read »

Thursday, Nov 3, 2011 at 7:29 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Groupon's IPO Price Might Soar to $21 Per Share

Groupon's IPO Price Might Soar to $21 Per Share

Most wouldn't think a couple of bucks would be that big of a deal, but there's been a heaping helping of speculation about where exactly Groupon's price per share would fall in its IPO. Groupon was flip-flopping... Read »

Wednesday, Nov 2, 2011 at 10:55 PM
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By David Wolinsky

Why Groupon's IPO Isn't Like Amazon's

Why Groupon's IPO Isn't Like Amazon's

According to Bloomberg, some investors are feeling far from confident and take issue even with Groupon's assertion that it's comparable to Amazon before its IPO in 1997. True, both companies waited about... Read »

Monday, Oct 31, 2011 at 10:38 AM
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By David Wolinsky

Groupon Might Increase Asking Price for IPO

Groupon Might Increase Asking Price for IPO

It's also offering an astonishing low amount of stocks to drive up demand before going public. Read »

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