Groupon & greed

In order for a company like Groupon to get valuations befitting a high-growth technology company instead of a coupon-clipper business, there need to be compliant and willing investors. Many have their own personal compulsions. Kleiner Perkins, having lost its shirt on clean tech and energy investments, decided to double down on social and web investments … Continue reading Groupon & greed

Groupon (Negative) Effect

The tragedy of this episode is that the actions of Groupon, which is hardly a technology company, might end up spooking the entire IPO market. There are many legitimate technology companies that are looking to go public in the coming 12 months and revive the Silicon Valley ecosystem.” from my post over on GigaOM Continue reading Groupon (Negative) Effect