nCrowd completes acquisition of TeamBuy, offers discounts to users

Toronto-based daily deals sites TeamBuy.ca and Dealfind.com were acquired by Atlanta-based nCrowd Inc. on Wednesday, after their owner made court filings for creditor protection as they underwent a legal restructuring process. Couch Commerce

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson

TeamBuy and Dealfind near bailout acquisition while merchants seek answers

The largest Canadian-owned daily deals site is looking to finalize its acquisition by an Atlanta-based firm after filing for a legal and financial restructuring process, according to legal documents from MNP Ltd. Meanwhile, some

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 16th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Gata Labs supplying ‘ammunition’ for taxi fleets battling Uber

A Toronto-based startup is aiming to create the anti-Uber app for taxi fleets across Canada – and it’s looking to topple other big names on behalf of local businesses in other industries, too.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 2nd, 2014 Candice So

Canadian ‘daily deals’ association resists recommendations to set industry standards

The recommendation of a government-funded study that Canadian deals websites form an industry body to create a common set of standards for issues such as refunds and expiry dates isn't necessary, according to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 10th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Buytopia acquires six competitors

Canadian group-buying Web site Buytopia.ca has scooped up six of its rivals during a round of acquisitions spanning the last year. Starting in May 2012, Buytopia began acquiring smaller competitors and it has

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 31st, 2013 Candice So

Starbucks

When it comes to the “daily deals” market in Canada, companies such as Groupon, Teambuy and Wagjag lead the way. But the success of a recent promo by a relatively smaller player on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 22nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

TeamBuy and Dealfind set to merge: report

Two Toronto-based group buying Web sites – TeamBuy.ca and Dealfind -  are set to merge, reports the blog of the Canadian Deals Association. The unconfirmed merger marks the consolidation in the group buying

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

TeamBuy raises $5 million to expand its social buying service

Toronto-based social buying company TeamBuy has closed a $5-million round of financing, it announced today.The proceeds, raised from existing shareholders in the private company,will be used to shore up Teambuy's newly launched servicestargetingshopping

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 22nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Group buying sites mature as huge market size becomes clear

As the packed-to-the-brim shopping malls on Boxing Day promise to remind us this weekend, shoppers love a bargain. That’s the crux of what’s inspired the many sites looking to cash in on the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 21st, 2010 Brian Jackson