samwer brothers

Tim Bradshaw

Groupon’s swift international expansion has been “critical” to its vertiginous growth rate. In the first quarter of 2011, 54 per cent of its revenue came from outside the US.

Maintaining that growth will be a vital part of its pitch to potential investors ahead of its initial public offering.

A trio of German internet entrepreneurs have played a key role for Groupon overseas: the Samwer brothers. Read more