As Groupon falters, where do Twin Cities group-buying startups stand?



By Katharine Grayson, Minneapolis-St.Paul Business Journal

“With Groupon suffering some high-profile set backs this week, it’s a good time to look into what happened to the handful of Twin Cities startups that were chasing after the once-booming group-buying market.

At least two of the homegrown startups appear to have faded away in recent years: The Blind Squirrel, an Edina-based company that mixed group-buying with nonprofit donations, and, which offered group-buying deals on adventure travel.”

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