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Groupon may be about to go public | The Columbus Dispatch

There are 2 comments on the Columbus Dispatch story from Jan 17, 2011, titled Groupon may be about to go public | The Columbus Dispatch. In it, Columbus Dispatch reports that:

Groupon, the largest coupon website, is seriously considering an initial public offering this year and is meeting with securities firms interested in handling the sale, said two people familiar with the matter.

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We soon forget

Des Plaines, IL

#1 Jan 17, 2011
talk about history repeating itslef. This one has dot com bust written all over it. I signed up for Groupon using a trash email account. I never look at their emails, The deals never interst me, yet Grooupon spouts on about how many people are registered with their company.

Giving Groupon an email address, and translating that into revenue are two completely different things.

This one is all out of control hype. Come on in suckers!
Whatever

Columbus, OH

#2 Jan 17, 2011
We soon forget wrote:
talk about history repeating itslef. This one has dot com bust written all over it. I signed up for Groupon using a trash email account. I never look at their emails, The deals never interst me, yet Grooupon spouts on about how many people are registered with their company.
Giving Groupon an email address, and translating that into revenue are two completely different things.
This one is all out of control hype. Come on in suckers!
I couldn't agree with you more. Groupon has nothing that can't be done by other companies just as easily. And they clearly inflate their value. I'm staying far away from this one. "Dot Com Bust 2.0" here we come!

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