Posts Tagged: Tuanbao


China’s Boldest Groupon Clone to Launch Open Group Buying Platform: a World First?

Innovation isn’t something you would normally expect fron Tuanbao, China’s most blatant Groupon clone. After all, Tuanbao CEO Re...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Rumor: Tuanbao on Verge of Bankruptcy, CEO Already Planning New Startup

We have had fun watching the rollercoaster ride of Chinese group buy clone Tuanbao — also known as — but it appears t...

  • May 8, 2012
  • at 11:20 am
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Tuanbao CEO Ren Chunlei: ‘Investment is Poison’

Tuanbao (aka CEO Ren Chunlei is quickly becoming my new favorite internet crazy person. Hot on the heels of his decision to stop...

  • March 8, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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One Day After Deadline, Tuanbao’s New Services Still Missing

Tuanbao, the group buy clone that snagged the domain before Groupon could, is in trouble. That much has been clear for a while. B...

  • February 21, 2012
  • at 10:45 am
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Rumor: Several Chinese Group Buy Sites Way Behind Paying Merchants

The group buy business in China has gotten so rough that I don’t need to link to specific cases anymore. No, all I need to do is say g...

  • December 1, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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2,082 Chinese Group Buy Sites Bit the Dust in the Last Nine Months

What goes up must come down, and China’s group buy sector has been busy learning that the hard way for the past nine months. According...

  • August 2, 2012
  • at 3:00 am
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Market Leaders Emerging in China’s Group Buy Space

We’ve seen a lot happen in China’s group buy space over the past few months. What was a much tighter pack six months ago, has se...

  • April 11, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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A Window into the Demise and Bizarre Rebirth of TuanBao

Chinese magazine The Founder (创业家) ran an interesting in-depth feature today on TuanBao, also known as, the group buy compa...

  • March 6, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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TuanBao ( Denies Going Bankrupt, Admits Financial Problems

Of all the Groupon clones in China, TuanBao is probably the most audacious, given that it bought the domain name out so early tha...

  • January 30, 2012
  • at 2:46 pm
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China’s Most Audacious Groupon Clone on the Brink, 80% of Staff Fired

The group buy website that most audaciously cloned Groupon in China looks like it might be one of the first big-name casualties in the feroc...

  • September 28, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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