NEA To Open Chicago Office

By Mark Boslet — 3 years ago

New Enterprise Associates, Inc. said it will open a Chicago office to serve portfolio companies in the region. The firm has invested more than $300 million in 20 Chicago-based companies over the years including Groupon, ArcSight, Cleversafe, Echo Global Logistics, InnerWorkings, Neutral Tandem, and Sprout Social. NEA presently has offices in the Washington, D.C. region, Menlo Park, and New York City, as well as affiliate operations in Shanghai, Beijing, Bangalore and Mumbai.


Groupon’s Founders Make Words Pay, But for Whom?

By Connie Loizos — 5 years ago

The New York Times recently wrote a piece suggesting that “Groupon’s fate hinges on words.” Unlike Google, which “had secret algorithms that gave superior search results,” or Facebook, which “provided a way to broadcast regular updates to friends and acquaintances that grew ever more compelling as more people signed up,” in the view of the Times, […]