The Story Of Adku, And Why Andrew Mason Isn't The Problem at Groupon

The Story Of Adku, And Why Andrew Mason Isn't The Problem at Groupon

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New In February of this year, Groupon acquired Adku, an e-commerce data targeting startup staffed with a whip-smart technical team. It was one of a series of acqui-hire deals Groupon executed as part of its strategy to staff up its Silicon Valley office with the most data-savvy engineers money can buy....
The Story Of Adku, And Why Andrew Mason Isn't The Problem at Groupon
                                       

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