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Groupon Acquires Former TechStars Startup SideTour

Groupon announced on Wednesday that it was acquiring SideTour, an online marketplace for unique tours and activities in New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. The New York City-based startup is a graduate of the TechStars accelerator program, and had raised $4 million in venture capital. Groupon said it will now distribute SideTour experiences to its subscribers and website visitors.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald