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Rookie or real player? The rise of Seth Priebatsch

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… . LevelUp is part location-game, part daily deal site. The theory goes like this: sites like Groupon are great at attracting lots of customers; sites like Foursquare are great at keeping customers engaged and loyal. Combine the two and you should get millions of loyal, engaged (and profitable) users. Simple.

In practice, Levelup is a mobile app that offers users three different levels of localized deals: good, better and best. Each time you buy one deal, you unlock (or level-up to) the …

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