Posts Tagged: groupon



After first product failed to go global, BuzzElement turns to Malaysia’s shopping malls

What’s a startup to do after failing to take over the world with an ultra-global social network? In the case of BuzzElement, the answer is...

  • July 25, 2014
  • at 3:03 pm
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Groupon continues the exodus of foreign companies from South Korea

Groupon now joins the long list of global companies that have failed to capture market share in South Korea.

  • March 25, 2014
  • at 11:30 am
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Struggling LivingSocial quits South Korea market, sells out to Groupon for $260 million

Daily deals site LivingSocial announced today it will sell LivingSocial Korea, the company that owns group buying site Ticket Monster (a...

  • November 8, 2013
  • at 4:15 pm
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Indonesia’s EVoucher diversifies from daily deals with new e-store

Many people are watching the rivalry between LivingSocial and Groupon in Indonesia. But let’s not forget there are plenty of local daily d...

  • September 30, 2013
  • at 6:20 pm
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Spungry looks to disrupt the traditional group buying industry in Singapore with just $1

While Singapore has seen its share of group buying startups in the past few years, the country will be seeing another one popping up next mo...

  • September 20, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Groupon’s China Site Gets $30 Million Funding From Joint-Venture Partners

Groupon’s China venture has had a rough ride, but it’s still alive. The site, called Gaopeng, has just secured a reported $30 million in...

  • July 24, 2013
  • at 5:45 pm
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Groupon sues small Singapore merchant for USD 1.6 million, case falls apart

Updated: 21 June Groupon is currently embroiled in a legal wrangle with Villas International, a small Singapore-based company that brokered ...

  • June 18, 2013
  • at 2:50 pm
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CityOffers App Takes Daily Deals Mobile in Vietnam

E-commerce in Vietnam isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. With daily deals leading the trend in 2012, this year is set to be one wher...

  • January 14, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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After Acquisition by Groupon Australia, Crowdmass Co-founders Embark on New Venture, Venuemob

We’ve mentioned Venuemob a lot in our Australia startup news, but never got a chance to really delve in deeper. Venuemob is a Melbourne-ba...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 12:42 pm
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9 Indonesian E-Commerce Players: We’re All Doing Fine!

18 popular online shopping sites in Indonesia (2014 edition)

One of the sure things in Indonesia’s internet industry is the ample amount of ecommerce startups hanging around the corner.

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 2:45 pm
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Forget Vietnam’s Lazada and Zalora, Hotdeal.vn makes 10,000 deliveries per day

Back in 2010, Hotdeal.vn had just started. It was going up against NhomMua, the rising star with over $60 million in funding. Fast forward t...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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Foreign players liven up India’s online coupon scene

India’s internet landscape is changing profoundly these days with mobile adoption on the rise and Flipkart taking on Amazon. It’s a big ...

  • October 10, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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LivingSocial Indonesia partners with Indonesian airline, offers tour package to Singapore, Thailand, and Malaysia

After launching its flight booking engine a while ago, daily deals site LivingSocial Indonesia is rolling out a new partnership with Indones...

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Groupon Indonesia gets 500,000 daily visits, celebrates 3rd anniversary

Groupon Indonesia celebrates its third anniversary this September 1, and is holding its annual sales program called “99 Event.” In this ...

  • September 3, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Abandon Ship! Report Claims Groupon’s China Venture Has Lost 9 VPs in the Past Year

It seems that Gaopeng, Groupon’s China joint-venture (of which it now owns only a minority share), may have something of a personnel i...

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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China’s Daily Deals Market Hits $1.7 Billion in Q1, Not So Fragmented Any More

It’s time to check back in with China’s massive daily deals industry and see how all the Groupon-like sites are progressing in Q...

  • May 27, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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The Impact of Vietnam’s Fallen Group Buying Star

Although Nhom Mua, Vietnam’s leading group-buying site, is finally back online, the news of its investigation by authorities – and t...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Groupon Opens Doors on Another Retail Store, This Time in Hong Kong

The doyen of daily deals, Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN), opened a new brick-and-mortar store in Hong Kong earlier today. It comes just over four mon...

  • November 16, 2012
  • at 11:30 pm
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