Hyperpublic

  • Groupon Acquires NYC-Based Startup Hyperpublic

    Groupon Acquires NYC-Based Startup Hyperpublic

    Groupon has just acquired Hyperpublic, a NYC-based startup that’s spent the last two years building technology related to geo-location and the layers of information — like deals and events — that live on top of it. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed, but CEO Jordan Cooper describes it as a “huge win for our team and our investors”. He adds that Groupon… Read More

  • Hyperpublic Launches Free POI Database, Now Helps Developers Monetize Local Apps

    Hyperpublic Launches Free POI Database, Now Helps Developers Monetize Local Apps

    New York-based startup Hyperpublic has some big news today that should catch the eye of developers looking to do anything with local: they’re opening access to a new Point of Interest (POI) database called Places+, and they’re also giving developers a straightforward and easy way to start monetizing. All free of charge. Founder Jordan Cooper, who is also a Venture Partner at… Read More

  • Hyperpublic Wants To "Structure The Data In Your Local World"

    Hyperpublic Wants To "Structure The Data In Your Local World"

    One of my big predictions for 2011 is that we are going to start to see open databases for places spring up and take hold. Hyperpublic, which just launched today, is doing just that by creating an open database of people, places, and things tied to specific locations. “We are trying to structure the data in your local world,” says CEO and founder Jordan Cooper, who is also a… Read More