Daily Archives: August 15, 2011

The terrible numbers that Groupon doesn’t want you to focus on

Note: If you have Groupon or other daily deal experiences to share, please email dailydeals@agrawals.org. Even in its revised S-1 issued last week, Andrew Mason’s letter directs potential shareholders to three key metrics: gross profit, free cash flow, and the … Continue reading

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Could Google use Motorola and mobile to muscle its way into social? Does antitrust law matter?

Today’s announcement of Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility shines a brighter light on the antitrust conversations that were getting louder at the end of last week.¬†¬†Bloomberg reported that companies such as Microsoft, Expedia and Yelp may have been asked to … Continue reading

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