Posts Tagged: groupon


How Much Does Asia Like Group-buy Services?

There are some interesting numbers coming from comScore today showing the top ten global markets for Groupon according to unique visitors in...

  • June 17, 2011
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Village in India Named After a Groupon Clone

With immense competition and hundreds of Groupon clones lurking around the world, every clone needs to somehow find a way to differentiate i...

  • June 15, 2011
  • at 2:25 pm
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Japan has a Group-Buying Site for Premium Goods Only

Behold. Sorevo, a group-buying site which offers premium-products-only was recently launched in Japan. Like most group-buying site, offers...

  • May 30, 2011
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AsiaOne Launches Daily Deals Syndication

The Singapore daily deal market is getting a little crowded. As Penn Olson contributor, Keith Toh previously wrote, “For a small country l...

  • May 10, 2011
  • at 4:47 pm
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What Start-up would you Build with $5 Million?

At the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) last week, the moderator posted an interesting question to the panel: what would you build i...

  • May 2, 2011
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The Groupon Clones Industry in Indonesia [INTERVIEW]

We have featured Indonesian media start-up AdaDiskon here before and interviewed founder Aswin Utomo on the company’s story and visi...

  • April 20, 2011
  • at 10:38 am
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Groupon Enters Indonesia With Acquisition Of East Ventures' Disdus

Back in Dec 2010, daily deal giant Groupon entered Asia with acquisitions of assets in Singapore, Philippines, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Today, ...

  • April 6, 2011
  • at 3:21 pm
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The Groupon Clones in Indonesia

Update: Groupon acquired Disdus. We confirmed it with Jason, co-founder of Disdus. Currently, Indonesia has 23 active Groupon clones. Here&#...

  • March 29, 2011
  • at 9:54 am
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Groupon China Starts Offering Deals in Beijing and Shanghai

The partnership between Groupon and Tencent, has finally started offering deals in China. For the time being, deals are availabl...

  • March 17, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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Tencent To Add $772 Million To Start-up Investment Fund

Back in January we wrote about how Tencent had launched a five billion yuan ($772 million) fund to invest in technology start-ups and comp...

  • June 15, 2011
  • at 4:08 pm
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Maiplay’s CEO Talks About Beating Groupon in Indonesia

Seeing Indonesia oozing with potential, group-buying service Maiplay, launched its service two weeks ago in the country. Maiplay originates...

  • June 7, 2011
  • at 11:08 pm
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India’s SnapDeal Surpasses LivingSocial, Threatens Groupon

Groupon enjoyed a good two year head start in the group buying industry, but is now facing stiff competition not only from Amazon-invested L...

  • May 20, 2011
  • at 12:18 am
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The Group Buying Battleground in Singapore

For a small country like Singapore, it is surprising that we have 46 group buying websites with four already in the deadpool. The number of ...

  • May 3, 2011
  • at 11:08 am
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grouponcn Acquires [UPDATED]

Update from Groupon: “These are just rumors. We have not. If that changes, I’ll be sure to confirm,” a Groupon spokeswoman...

  • April 26, 2011
  • at 3:50 pm
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Chinese Coupon Site Lashou Gets $110 Million Funding

China’s popular daily coupon website,, has announced it has raised $110 million in a third round of funding. Milestone Capi...

  • April 12, 2011
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BREAKING: Groupon Acquires Indonesia’s Disdus

Update: Disdus was backed by East Ventures which is also the venture capital’s first exit. Congrats! Penn Olson’s Joshua Kevin r...

  • April 6, 2011
  • at 2:41 pm
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Top Groupon Clones in China [CHART]

Groupon China,, recently just launched its operation and I believe many of us are curious whether the collaboration between Tenc...

  • March 24, 2011
  • at 11:16 am
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No… IndoGroupon isn’t Groupon Indonesia

An Indonesian friend of mine told me about Could it be Groupon Indonesia? That was the first question that came to mind. I ...

  • March 15, 2011
  • at 9:55 pm
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