Groupon is offered the Indonesia business to aptness membership startup KFit

Groupon continues to streamline a tellurian business after it announced a sale of a operations in Indonesia to a rather doubtful buyer. KFit, a one-year-old startup that sells gym and aptness memberships in a same character as U.S.-based ClassPass, is picking up Groupon Indonesia in an undisclosed deal. Malaysia-based KFit pronounced it has “no More...

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By Kalen Beh On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
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SumUp and Payleven combine as European ‘Square clones’ consolidate

Some converging stirring in a universe of mobile payments: currently Groupon- and BBVA-backed SumUp and Rocket Internet’s Payleven — dual of a several European startups that cropped adult in a arise of Square More...

By Kalen Beh On Thursday, March 17th, 2016
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Why Silicon Valley’s ‘unicorn problem’ will solve itself

The arise was like a tech startup fairytale. Within 3 years of founding, this unicorn association had lifted some-more than $1 billion in try capital — shutting an startling $950 million in a final private More...

By Kalen Beh On Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
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Groupon launches new Merchant app that puts a daily understanding front and center

For a final several years, Groupon has been expanding its business over a daily deal to position itself as a height for internal commerce. Some of those efforts have proven to be some-more severe than others, More...

By Kalen Beh On Thursday, March 10th, 2016
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SXSW goes apeshit for on-demand startups

It’s a tough universe out there for on-demand startups — difficulty around a W2 contra 1099 conversation, tough margins and patron use are though a few of a initial obstacles for these companies. Add in a More...

By Kalen Beh On Thursday, February 11th, 2016
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Groupon Soars 23% On Favorable Earnings

Not passed yet, understanding site Groupon soared 23% in initial after-hours trading, following a better-than-expected fourth entertain gain release. The association kick income forecasts, bringing in $917 million, More...

By Kalen Beh On Friday, January 15th, 2016
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Venture Capital Is Terrible At Online Shopping

Another day, another array of Silicon Valley e-commerce explosions: Gilt Groupe only sole for a fragment of a gratefulness (and its capital raised) and One King’s Lane is reportedly a subsequent to die. Previously More...

By Kalen Beh On Sunday, December 27th, 2015
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Why Groupon Needs To Go Private To Rebuild Its Vision

After saying vast and tiny competitors collapsing or withdrawing altogether from a race, Groupon still enjoys an undisputed care in a understanding space. However, with delayed enlargement in North America, and More...

By Kalen Beh On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015
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A Startup’s Guide To International Expansion

Startups can now strech general markets roughly immediately during launch. Product/market fit is geographically, courtesy and company-size dubious — SaaS creates your product adoption roughly instantaneous. Although More...

By Kalen Beh On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015
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Is Gilt About To Be Acquired By Saks Fifth Avenue?

Gilt.com, a New York-based conform bonus site, is in talks to be acquired for $250 million, according to a Wall Street Journal. The impending customer is Hudson’s Bay, that owns Saks Fifth Avenue. An early More...