Ankur Warikoo working on a new script for Nearbuy

Dearton Thomas Hector

An old lady runs through the narrow corridors of a slum, chasing two thieves, who had apparently robbed her bag. Twenty seconds ....

4 November, 2016

Lack of merchant focus tripped up Indian group buying sites: Groupon India CEO Ankur Warikoo

Vrishank Chandavarkar

Founded by Andrew Mason in 2008, Groupon created a niche as a group buying site. Although copycats jumped in, the early mover ....

26 March, 2013

Crazeal to become Groupon, finally!

Sonam Gulati

One year after rechristening itself from the earlier avatar of SoSasta (after acquiring the local deals site), world's largest ....

30 October, 2012

If done in the right way, deals biz does work out: Ankur Warikoo, CEO of Groupon's Indian venture Crazeal

Sonam Gulati

If you thought 'deals' are dying down and the industry itself is on the verge of extinction, here is a rejoinder. Many players ....

5 June, 2012

Groupon To Raise Up To $540M In IPO

Team TC

Groupon, Inc. has come out with its revised filing, in which it is looking to raise up to $540 million as against a proposed $750 ....

21 October, 2011

GroupOn India Officially Re-branded As Crazeal; Directi's Sachin Kapur Is Marketing Head

Bhawna Gupta

GroupOn has formally announced its re-branding as, previously known as It still does not own the domain ....

3 October, 2011

GroupOn Rebranding SoSasta As Crazeal: Why, How & When

Preethi J

The world's largest online group buying site GroupOn is re-branding its Indian unit, acquired early this year, into ....

2 September, 2011

GroupOn Owned Sees Top Management Shuffle

Preethi J

GroupOn-owned has seen a flurry of top management exits including co-founders Ananya and Udayan Bubna stepping down ....

23 August, 2011

GroupOn India's Travails Continue: Domain Squatting, High Attrition

Preethi J

Barely six months after acquiring one of the many local spin-offs of its own business model, the world's largest group buying ....

27 July, 2011

Groupon Says India Users' Data Leaked


Groupon Inc's Indian subsidiary SoSasta inadvertently published its users' passwords on the Internet, but the sensitive information ....

29 June, 2011

Groupon India Ventures Into Travel Deals

Preethi J

Groupon India ( has launched domestic travel deals on the website. currently serves users in 11 cities ....

1 June, 2011