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Rookie or real player? The rise of Seth Priebatsch

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… to break into the daily deals sector is hugely ambitious. Established companies like Groupon and LivingSocial are already worth billions. Plus Groupon is rumored to be in talks about integrating with Foursquare. That could spell serious trouble for LevelUp. Say Priebatsch’s three deal system takes off in a big way. What’s to stop a newly merged Foursquare-Groupon hybrid going one better and offering a four deal version (like a tech version of those old razor-blade ads )?

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