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Deal site Tippr bought by nCrowd

Updated at 7:40 a.m. with comments from Tippr CEO Martin Tobias. Tippr, the heavily-funded Seattle daily deals platform, has been acquired in a deal of undisclosed size by Atlanta’s nCrowd. Kara Swisher at All Things D reports that the acquisition comes amid a “tough environment” for daily deal sites, including larger rivals such as Groupon… Read More

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Daily deal site Tippr lays off 25 staffers, restructures sales

Tippr, the daily deal technology services startup led by Seattle entrepreneur Martin Tobias, laid off 25 employees today as part of a restructuring of the sales organization, GeekWire has learned. The Seattle company now employs about 45 people, yet still has about 10 open positions. “The reductions were in merchant sales and part of our… Read More

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Tippr buys DealPop social buying site from WhitePages

Tippr, the group buying technology company, has acquired the social buying website DealPop from WhitePages. The deal was was announced by the two Seattle-based companies this morning. Tippr says it will strengthen its sales force by bringing DealPop aboard, and also add a technical team experienced in the infrastructure for group-buying technology. Financial terms weren’t… Read More

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Now there’s an online marketplace for daily deals

There’s been a lot of activity in the daily deal space in recent weeks. And now Tippr — the Seattle startup — is looking to elevate things a bit with a new offering called PoweredByTippr Marketplace. The idea is that publishers, merchants, resellers and other daily deal participants can post and browse deals, negotiate pricing,… Read More