Groupon is a deal-of-the-day website that offers discounted gift certificates usable at local or national companies. It is known as an online e-commerce platform that provides its users with the ability to purchase any product.
By leveraging the company’s global relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers a vast marketplace of deals all over the world. Its users have the ability to discover various products on the web or on mobile with Groupon Local; enjoy vacations with Groupon Getaways; and find a curated selection of electronics, fashion, home furnishings, and more with Groupon Goods.
Groupon provides merchants with a collection of products and services, including customizable deal campaigns, credit card payment processing capabilities, and point-of-sale solutions. The platform was launched in 2011 and is based in Chicago Heights, I.L.
Founders: Andrew Mason, Brad Keywell, Christopher Muhr, Emil Jersling, Eric Lefkofsky, Federico Malek, Florian Otto, Rajen Ruparell, Shawn Bercuson, Stephen George