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Travelzoo is LivingSocial's #1 competitor. Travelzoo is a Public company that was founded in 1998 in New York, New York. Travelzoo is in the Travel Agency industry. Compared to LivingSocial, Travelzoo has 4,264 fewer employees.

Gilt Groupe, Inc. is seen as one of LivingSocial's biggest rivals. Gilt Groupe, Inc. was founded in New York, New York} in 2007. Gilt Groupe, Inc. competes in the Logistics, Wholesalers & Retail Distributors field. Compared to LivingSocial, Gilt Groupe, Inc. generates $90M more revenue.

RetailMeNot is one of LivingSocial's top competitors. RetailMeNot is headquartered in Austin, Texas, and was founded in 2009. RetailMeNot is in the Application Software field. RetailMeNot generates 55% the revenue of LivingSocial.

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LivingSocial Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Jumpon-it

Mar 2012

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Aug 2011

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$350M
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Jun 2011

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Ensogo Philippines

Jun 2011

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GoNabit

Jun 2011

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These are all the companies that LivingSocial has acquired. LivingSocial has acquired 9 companies and its latest acquisition was Jumpon-it in Mar 2012.

LivingSocial Funding History

Since LivingSocial was founded in 2007, it has participated in 17 rounds of funding. In total LivingSocial has raised $1.5B. LivingSocial's last funding round was on Dec 2013 for a total of $1.6M

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Equity
Dec 2013
$1.6M

Venture Partners

Equity
Feb 2013
$110M
Equity
Apr 2012
$6.5M
Series F
Nov 2011
$176M
Equity
Sep 2011
$142.9M

Since LivingSocial was founded in 2007, it has participated in 17 rounds of funding. In total LivingSocial has raised $1.5B. LivingSocial's last funding round was on Dec 2013 for a total of $1.6M

LivingSocial Investments

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These are all the companies that LivingSocial has invested in. LivingSocial has invested 9 companies and its latest investment was Jumpon-it in Mar 2012.

LivingSocial News

December 19, 2018The Business Journals: Washington, D.C.

Remember LivingSocial? Here are the region's top venture deals of the decade.

The top venture deals of the last 10 years in Greater Washington come with a heavy dose of LivingSoci... See more »
September 7, 2017Campaign

LivingSocial's singers are unoriginal

LivingSocial's family of barbershop singers failed to charm Omar Oakes.... See more »
March 9, 2017The Business Journals

What's left of LivingSocial? Groupon to lay off 95 D.C. employees.

Daily deals company Groupon Inc., which bought LivingSocial Inc. for no real cash in October, is layi... See more »
February 28, 2017MinnPost

on internment camps, algorithms and the death of LivingSocial

This content is for MinnPost members onlyCurrently, member content is not available in our RSS feeds.... See more »
February 15, 2017MarketWatch

Groupon got quite a deal on LivingSocial, and the stock is soaring

Shares of Groupon Inc. skyrocketed more than 23% on Wednesday after the daily-deals company said it p... See more »
February 15, 2017Chicago Tribune

Groupon shares jump as it beats revenue predictions

Groupon shares shot up Wednesday on news that it beat analyst estimates of revenue and earnings per s... See more »
February 15, 2017TechCrunch

Groupon reports mixed Q4 weighed down by LivingSocial acquisition

Groupon, the daily deals platform that has been restructuring itself and trying to shift into more pr... See more »

LivingSocial Blogs

March 24, 2017LivingSocial Blog

Take the Stress Out of Planning a Vacation

Spring has officially arrived. We've pushed the clock a dreaded hour forward and are now gifted with ... See more »
March 20, 2017LivingSocial Blog

Spring into a Clean Home

It's officially Spring and what better time to get cleaned and organized with these sparkling fresh d... See more »
March 17, 2017LivingSocial Blog

5 St. Patrick's Day Ideas to Make You Feel Lucky

Happy St. Patrick's Day! We've got a few ideas to bring you the luck of the Irish: Green beer is pret... See more »
March 8, 2017LivingSocial Blog

Celebrate National Meatball Day-with a Trip to Italy!

You might be tempted to slurp up pasta with savory meatballs this year for National Meatball Day, but... See more »
March 3, 2017LivingSocial Blog

Welcome Spring with This Zesty (and Vegetarian) Meal

If you're ready for some springtime munching, it's time to treat yourself to a spicy, Tex-Mex inspire... See more »
February 22, 2017LivingSocial Blog

Stay Fit Season: Winter Dance Lessons

We are all in hibernation mode and it's easy to be lazy and not get active. But with Spring less than... See more »
February 17, 2017LivingSocial Blog

Five Spring Break Destinations You Probably Haven't Thought About

Who says college students are the only ones that need a break from harsh winters? If you're looking f... See more »

LivingSocial Press Releases

June 29, 2015MARKETWIRED

DIRECTV's Paul Guyardo Joins LivingSocial's Board of Directors

Seasoned Executive Brings Extensive Experience in Driving Profitable Growth and Revitalizing Brands a... See more »
May 21, 2015BUSINESS WIRE

LivingSocial Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LivingSocial, the local marketplace to buy and share the best things to ... See more »
March 10, 2015BUSINESS WIRE

Lorrie Norrington Joins LivingSocial as Board Observer and Senior Advisor

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LivingSocial, the local marketplace to buy and share the best things to ... See more »
December 21, 2014PR-INSIDE

LivingSocial, Inc. (formerly Hungry Machine, Inc.)

(PR-inside.com) MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Inves... See more »
November 20, 2014BUSINESS WIRE

LivingSocial Makes Gifting the Unexpected Easy this Holiday Season

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Banish the banal from your holiday shopping list. This season, LivingSoc... See more »
November 17, 2014BUSINESS WIRE

LivingSocial Launches Connect for Merchants

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LivingSocial, the local marketplace to buy and share the best things to ... See more »
September 30, 2014BUSINESS WIRE

LivingSocial and SeatGeek Sign Strategic Content Distribution Agreement

WASHINGTON & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LivingSocial, the local marketplace to buy and share the best... See more »

LivingSocial Videos

August 25, 2015LIVINGSOCIAL YOUTUBE CHANNEL

"Livingsocial Experience" on YOUTUBE

December 17, 2014LIVINGSOCIAL YOUTUBE CHANNEL

"How to give a gift with LivingSocial" on YOUTUBE

September 19, 2014LIVINGSOCIAL YOUTUBE CHANNEL

"Women who Code Part 3" on YOUTUBE

July 24, 2014LIVINGSOCIAL YOUTUBE CHANNEL

"Good Deal Guarantee" on YOUTUBE

July 8, 2014LIVINGSOCIAL YOUTUBE CHANNEL

"The Daily Gem" on YOUTUBE

April 16, 2014LIVINGSOCIAL YOUTUBE CHANNEL

"Elasticsearch Meetup DC" on YOUTUBE

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LivingSocial is a mobile application that allows users to search for home goods, restaurants, clothes, electronics, and travel agencies. Founded in 2007, it has its corporate headquarters in Washington D.C. To date, the company has roughly 20 million...

Frequently Asked Questions about LivingSocial

  1. When was LivingSocial founded?

    LivingSocial was founded in 2007
  2. How much revenue does LivingSocial generate?

    LivingSocial generates $510M in revenue
  3. How much funding does LivingSocial have?

    LivingSocial has historically raised $1.5B in funding
  4. Where is LivingSocial's headquarters?

    LivingSocial's headquarters is in Washington Washington, USA
  1. How many employees does LivingSocial have?

    LivingSocial has 4,500 employees
  2. What sector does LivingSocial operate in?

    LivingSocial is in Discount Stores
  3. Who are LivingSocial's competitors?

    LivingSocial's top competitors are Travelzoo, Gilt Groupe, Inc., RetailMeNot