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Descript raises $30M to build the next generation of video and audio editing tools

The popularity of podcasting and online video shows no signs of slowing down, and so we continue to see a wave of creators publishing a profusion of audio and video content to fill out the airwaves. T

Berlin’s Wonder raises $11M for a new approach to video chat where you wander and join groups

If this year has taught us a lesson about the world of work, it’s that collectively, we weren’t very well-equipped in terms of the technology we use to translate the in-person experience s

Descript, Andrew Mason’s platform to edit audio by editing text, now lets you edit video, too

Descript, the latest startup from Groupon co-founder Andrew Mason, made a splash in the world of audio last year with a platform for easy audio editing based on how you edit written documents, adding

Bose acquires Andrew Mason’s walking tour startup, Detour

Groupon founder Andrew Mason’s audio tour startup Detour has been sold to Bose. The acquisition, which involves only the software and tour content — not the team — was quietly announ

Latin America’s Groupon Mafia

The founders of PayPal and its employees have produced many highly successful companies over the years. Often referred to as the “PayPal Mafia” because they’ve had such an impact on the startup

Groupon Slides Nearly 30% On Market Jitters Over CEO Change, Weak Q4 Guidance

It's a bad deal today for Groupon, the company that built a business around daily deals for goods and services and has since expanded into areas like commerce solutions for small businesses. The compa

Detour, Andrew Mason’s Audio Tour App, Goes Global And Expands To 6 More Cities

As the summer travel season goes into full swing, a travel app that hopes to give you a new way of experiencing physical spaces is growing. Detour — an immersive city guide app constructed aro

Andrew Mason’s Audio Tour App Detour Goes Live And Hits The App Store

Groupon founder and former CEO Andrew Mason wants to help tourists and locals in San Francisco to wander around and discover parts of the city they’ve never fully explored. After about six months of

Andrew Mason’s Audio Tour App Detour Steers You Away From The Typical Tourist Traps

Detour is basically the SF tech version of your typical walking tour. It's an iPhone app designed to guide you through different parts of a city and introduce you to new places and people that live th

For Real, Ex-Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Is Releasing An Album Of Motivational Music

Andrew Mason must be some kind of spirit animal of optimism. We assumed he was kidding when today he wrote that he had recorded "a seven song album of motivational business music". Just three months a

CEO Andrew Mason Replaced By Eric Lefkofsky And Vice Chairman Ted Leonsis At Groupon

Andrew Mason, CEO and founder of Groupon, has <a target="_blank" href="">just been replaced</a> by Executive Chairman Eric Lefkofsky and V

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason: “The Plane Crash Is Much More Interesting Than The Safe Landing”

During Business Insider’s Ignition conference, Groupon CEO Andrew Mason commented yesterday’s stories about his role at the company. AllThingsD reported that the board was discussing wheth

Meet Groupon’s New COO: Global Sales Head (And Former eBay Exec) Kal Raman

Today, Groupon has officially found its new chief operating officer. The daily deals leader <a target="_blank" href="">announced this afte

Forget LeBron and Durant: Bringing In Zuckerberg, Dorsey and Co. For The Olympic Tech Dream Team

In one week, the Olympics kick off. When you think about it, they aren’t so different from our startup world. How many pitches have you heard that include the phrase “dream team?” If you had

Andrew Mason: Groupon To Begin Offering Deal Personalization Abroad Later This Quarter

At the Goldman Sachs Internet and Technology Conference in San Francisco Thursday, Groupon Founder and CEO Andrew Mason took to the stage to talk about the daily deal behemoth's newly-minted position

DLD 2012 – Andrew Mason: Groupon Now Boasts 10,000 Employees, 70% Outside Of The US

<a href="">Groupon</a> founder and CEO <a href="">Andrew Mason</a> was interviewed by Techonomy's David Kirkpatric

Video: Tie-Wearing Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Pitches IPO To Investors

<a href="">Andrew Mason</a> (30), who co-founded <a href="">Groupon</a> and currently serves as its CEO, hasn't of

Andrew Mason’s Silicon Valley Problem: He’s Not Here

Earlier this year at All Things D, <a href="">Groupon</a> CEO <a href="">Andrew Mason</a> said one of his regrets

You Spent How Much? Groupon Restructures International Operations as Mason Goes to China

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Groupon Now Has 8,000 Employees—About Half Of Them Salesmen

<img src=""> Groupon, as everyone knows by now, is growing like crazy. How crazy? CEO Andrew Ma
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