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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Published on: December 21st, 2010 Brian Jackson