Groupon Makes Stock Market Debut


Groupon became one of the newest tech companies being publicly traded and its stock rose 30% on the first day of trading. After turning down a $6 billion deal from Google, the online coupon service is being valued at over $16 billion.

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit


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