Groupon is a deal-of-the-day website that offers discounted gift certificates usable at local or national companies. It is known as an online e-commerce platform that provides its users with the ability to purchase anything. By leveraging the company’s global relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers a vast marketplace of unbeatable deals all over the world. Users have the ability to discover the finest a city has to offer on the web or on mobile with Groupon Local, enjoy vacations with Groupon Getaways, and find a curated selection of electronics, fashion, home furnishings, and more with Groupon Goods. Groupon delivers merchants with a collection of products and services, including customizable deal campaigns, credit card payment processing capabilities, and point-of-sale solutions. Groupon was launched in 2011 by Emil Jersling, Eric Lefkofsky, Brad Keywell, and Andrew Mason. It is headquartered in Chicago Heights, I.L.
Company Growth (employees)
Chicago, US
Size (employees)
8,323 (est)-15%
Groupon is headquartered in Chicago, US

Key People at Groupon

Eric Lefkofsky

Eric Lefkofsky

Co-Founder & CEO
Rich Williams

Rich Williams

Chief Operating Officer
Brad Keywell

Brad Keywell

Co-Founder and Director
Dane Drobny

Dane Drobny

General Counsel
Sri Viswanath

Sri Viswanath

SVP Engineering and Operations
Jason Harinstein

Jason Harinstein

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Groupon Office Locations

Groupon has offices in Chicago, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Seattle and in 1 other locations
Chicago, US
Madrid, ES
Seattle, US
San Francisco, US
Palo Alto, US

Groupon Metrics

Groupon Summary

Market capitalization

$2.3 b

Closing share price

Groupon's current market capitalization is $2.3 b.

Groupon Financials

Groupon's revenue is $3.1 b in FY, 2016 which is a 0.8% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$1.6 b$2.3 b$2.6 b$3.2 b$3.1 b$3.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$15.1 m$421.2 m$840.1 m$1.4 b$1.5 b$1.8 b

Gross profit

$1.6 b$1.9 b$1.7 b$1.8 b$1.6 b$1.4 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$1.4 b$1.6 b$1.5 b$1.5 b


$75.8 m($14.4 m)($79.8 m)

Net Income

($88.9 m)($63.9 m)$33.7 m($183.3 m)

Groupon Operating Metrics

Feb, 2016Feb, 2017


47.7 m52.2 m

Groupon Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
LivingSocialOctober 26, 2016

Groupon Market Value History

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