Why TechStars’ Tisch Won’t Buy Your ‘Daily Deal’ Company

Investment interest in daily deal companies has been flat for some time, but the stigma attached to the “daily deal” has turned the classification into a scarlet letter for companies. Some of the negativity around the term is likely a consequence of the irregularities found in Groupon’s accounting. But the underlying shift stems from a simpler strategic shift in industry organization…

Street Fight Daily: MasterCard Deals, Mobile Ads Take Off

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal media, technology, advertising and startups...

MasterCard Jumps into Deals Space (BIA/Kelsey)…

2012: The Year Mobile Advertising Starts to Pay Off (GigaOm)…

A Faint Gloom Cloud Hovers Over The Daily Deal Summit (BetaBeat)…