Groupon Hosts STEM Workshop With Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago

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at February 21st, 2017

Groupon’s vision for STEM Education is for more students in diverse and underserved communities to have access and be inspired to pursue education and careers in science, technology, engineering, and math – and today, our Social Responsibility team hosted 120 of Chicagoland’s best and brightest 3rd-8th grade scouts for a fun-filled day of STEM. Throughout… Read More


A Year in Review | 2016 Employee Volunteer Program Recap

at January 30th, 2017

  Our Social Responsibility mission is simple: to help people and communities thrive and prosper. We do this through a secret formula of employee do-goodery, responsible business practices, customer collaboration and nonprofit investment. 2016 has been an exciting year for Groupon’s Employee Volunteer Program – a year of increased engagement and more significant impact in… Read More


Groupon Intern Blog: Meet Abby & Jinting…rising UMichigan seniors on the Application Security Team in Chicago!

at July 14th, 2016

The #GrouponU Blog is back for 2016! We’ll regularly feature a Groupon intern or recent college grad telling you about their experience tackling challenging problems and working with our teams. Who are you? Abby: Hi! My name is Abby Grobbel and I am interning with Groupon this summer! I will be a senior at the… Read More


Groupon Intern Blog: Meet Annie & Lisa! Rising junior EECS Undergrads and bubble soccer pros!

at July 6th, 2016

The #GrouponU Blog is back for 2016! We’ll regularly feature a Groupon intern or recent college grad telling you about their experience tackling challenging problems and working with our teams. Nice to meet you! Who are you? Hi I’m Annie, and I’m an SDET intern on the Mobile tools, infrastructure and automation team focusing on… Read More


PrettyQuick: Talking Empathy with Peggy, a PrettyQuick Developer

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at August 20th, 2015

This summer, Groupon expanded our e-commerce family with the addition of PrettyQuick: an on-demand booking service for all things beauty. Founded by Coco Meers in 2012, PrettyQuick has connected salon-ready Chicagoans with over 500 hair, nail, and body boutiques. Today, we’re chatting with Peggy Fox, a developer who applies her eclectic background to the work she… Read More


Women in Tech: Karen Talks Projects and Pegasi

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at July 14th, 2015

Today’s Women in Technology (WIT) entry is about Karen, a Technical Project Manager here at Groupon. Karen gives us insight into taxonomy and how she went from Merchant Research to a role in the Tech organization.  Name: Karen  Title: Technical Project Manager Start date: August 2011 What’s your Groupon story in a nutshell? I graduated college with… Read More


Women in Tech: Senior Technical Product Manager Jena

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at June 9th, 2015

Today’s Women in Technology (WIT) blog entry features Jena, a Senior Technical Product Manager in Chicago who recently represented Groupon at the Chicago Ventures’ CEO Summit. What do you enjoy about working in Engineering at Groupon? I am a Senior Technical Product Manager on the Customer Experience team. I am still a newbie to Groupon as I… Read More


Women in Tech: Ali on Data Science and Big Data

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at June 4th, 2015

Today’s Women in Technology (WIT) blog entry is about Ali, a Data Scientist in Chicago who will be speaking at the Unstructured Data Science Pop-up event here at Groupon headquarters on June 10th.  Name: Ali  Title: Data Scientist Start date: July 2013 In a nutshell, what does your role entail? I am on the Data Science team, which works… Read More


Women in Technology: Product Manager Lauri

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at May 12th, 2015

Today’s Women in Technology (WIT) blog entry is about Lauri, a Product Manager and Engineering’s 2nd female employee. She also may or may not have a love/hate relationship with the song “Money for Nothing” by Dire Straits, thanks to her days in options trading. Name: Lauri Title: Product Manager Start Date: August of 2010 What’s… Read More