Friday, June 03, 2011

Groupon is Effectively Insolvent - Yahoo! Finance

Check the link below for another timely Groupon reality check, and also consider the fact that Facebook, Google, and Amazon are now competing with similar services…

I'll start by tipping my hat to Andrew Mason. He caught social mood just right, creating a coupon/local/flashmob hybrid business model at the perfect time, and has created the fastest-growing company on a revenue basis in American history. That being said, it's operating like a Ponzi scheme that needs constant infusions of cash to stay afloat as it's hemorrhaging money.

Groupon is Effectively Insolvent - Yahoo! Finance

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