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Andrew Mason

Andrew Mason Releases Hokey Rock Album To Soundtrack Your Pivot (Review)

If you’re a tech exec who finds Nickelback a bit too edgy, Groupon’s former CEO Andrew Mason has just released an album for you. Now available on iTunes, ”Hardly Workin’” is 80′s alternative rock about how to run your startup. I can’t tell if it’s a joke or not but regardless it will ...

Groupon: Better off without Andrew Mason

FORTUNE -- The days when Groupon was a poster child, when founder and ex-CEO Andrew Mason graced magazine covers propagating the pros of the daily deal--for deeply discounted massages, dinners, trips and the like--probably seem like a distant memory to Mason and his one-time ...

Source: Groupon's Mason 'knew' he'd be fired The Term Sheet: Fortune's deals blogTerm Sheet

FORTUNE -- Andrew Mason was officially fired as CEO of Groupon ( GRPN ) last Thursday, but it didn't come as a surprise to the 31 year-old. A source close to the situation says Mason "totally knew" that the board planned to replace him during its quarterly meeting, and that there ...

Groupon CEO's weirdest moments

The 32-year-old Andrew Mason joked about dollhouses, gorilla suits, and fat camps during his tenure as Groupon CEO. Just-ousted Groupon CEO Andrew Mason once responded to a class-action lawsuit with his own class-action lawsuit against the company. In early 2010, law firm Edelson ...

Groupon's Stock Has Doubled Since Andrew Mason Was Fired

Andrew Mason was back in the news Tuesday with the release of his first record, a selection of motivational business songs. The release, which was quickly panned by many tech blogs, marked Mason's first public project since being fired as Groupon's CEO at the end of February. ...

Andrew Mason's First Record Is Not a Joke

" With those words, former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason kicks off Hardly Workin', a record full of what he describes as "motivational business music targeted at people newly entering the workforce. " Over the course of seven tracks, Mason expresses the need to seek out mentorship...

Seven Songs We'd Like to See Andrew Mason Cover

Groupon ( GRPN ) founder Andrew Mason is trying to get his groove back. In a blog post on May 16, he announced his relocation from Chicago to San Francisco and his involvement with the startup accelerator Y Combinator. He also mentioned that he’s recorded a seven-song collection of ...

Ex-Groupon CEO Andrew Mason releases album

Thankfully, former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason has sunk some of his severance into a vanity project that is supposed to be an "inspirational" concept album about succeeding in business while trying really hard. And while the lyrics may inspire aspiring techies to reach for the startups...

Ex-Groupon CEO Andrew Mason’s Album Of Motivational Music Is Coming Out Next Week

We already told you that Andrew Mason, the Groupon founder who was ousted from the CEO role there earlier this year, was dead serious when he said last month that he was planning to release a motivational album called “Hardly Workin‘” (Mason is known pretty well for his sense of humor...

Elliott and Hess Shake Hands

... of Credit Suisse, is on CNBC at 3:10 p.m. Richard Branson of the Virgin Group is on Bloomberg TV at 4:45 p.m. ANDREW MASON RETURNS | Nearly three months after being fired as chief executive of Groupon, Andrew Mason returned to the public spotlight on Thursday, with an update on his plans...

CEO And Founder Megan Gardner Out At Mom-Centric Deals Site Plum District, Ex-Googler Susan Kim Take...

However, the market carved out by former Groupon CEO and founder Andrew Mason has fallen on hard times. SMBs are realizing that deals often result in low revenue, high traffic, poor service, and no real customer acquisition at the end of the day. Groupon’s market value is now just below ...

Of Groupon and miniature dollhouses The Term Sheet: Fortune's deals blogTerm Sheet

By Dan Primack March 5, 2013: 11:42 AM ET 'Andrew Mason' finally responds to our questions. FORTUNE -- Back in December 2010, it was impossible to get away from reports that Google ( GOOG ) was in talks to acquire Groupon ( GRPN ) for $6 billion. But when the NY Times reached out to ...

Marc Andreessen And Ben Horowitz ‘Decode’ Groupon CEO Andrew Mason’s Farewell Memo

Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz have both logged onto RapGenius to add their own decodings of the memo issued this past week by Groupon’s founder Andrew Mason after he’d been fired from his position as CEO. Andreessen Horowitz was a key investor in Groupon in the frothy lead-up to its ...

Hello, I Must Be Going

Andrew Mason, founder of the daily deals site Groupon, is a big goof. He was booted last week as chief executive, but didn’t let it cramp his style. Mr. Mason’s resignation letter, which he tweeted under the entirely reasonable notion that it would leak anyway, said he was leaving ...

Groupon CEO: 'Our Best Days Are By Far Ahead of Us'

Former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason (center) and current CEO Eric Lefkofsky (third from left) at Groupon's IPO in Nov., 2011. "After four and a half intense and wonderful years as CEO of Groupon, I’ve decided that I’d like to spend more time with my family. Just kidding –- I was fired today. ...

Former Groupon CEO Sells Lakefront Home Outside Chicago

Andrew Mason’s former home sits on the shores of Lake Michigan. Fame is fleeting, and so are some stints as a high-flying CEO of a new-fangled business venture. Take the case of Andrew Mason, the co-founder of Chicago-based Groupon. He was riding high when he helped take the ...

Andrew Mason, Ex-Groupon CEO, releases 'motivational business music' album 'Hardly Working'

Andrew Mason, the former CEO of Groupon, released a debut album of 'motivational business' songs. Since he was ousted from Groupon in February, former CEO Andrew Mason has been tuning in to his musical side. On Tuesday, the eccentric website founder released "Hardly Workin,'" and ...

Groupon Puts Co-CEOs Lefkofsky And Leonsis On Combined Salary Of $410K; Holden Gets $500K Bonus For...

As the last of the dust settles on the departure of Groupon’s founder/CEO Andrew Mason, the daily deals and local commerce service today filed an 8-K form with the SEC to detail how it would be compensating his interim co-CEO replacements Eric Lefkofsky and Ted Leonsis; and also giving a ...

CrunchWeek: Groupon Fires Andrew Mason, Yahoo Nixes Work-From-Home, SXSW’s SideCar Problem

Watch the video embedded above to hear us discuss Andrew Mason’s ouster from the CEO spot at Groupon (and his epic farewell memo), Marissa Mayer’s controversial decision to put an end to Yahoo’s existing work-from-home arrangements, and whether ride-sharing app SideCar will overcome its ...

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