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Traded as NYSECOUP
Industry Coupons
Founded 1998
Headquarters Mountain View, California
Key people
CEO and founder: Steven Boal
Website, Inc. is a public company founded in 1998[1] in Mountain View, CA. Steven Boal is the founder and CEO of Coupons, Inc. offers digital coupons, including online printable, social, mobile and loyalty card promotions. Sunday newspapers have traditionally been the dominant distribution method for coupons; in 2009 it was estimated by that approximately half of the redeemed coupons in the United States originated from weekly supplements in Sunday papers.[2] In June 2011, after receiving approximately $200 million of new investment, its value was estimated at a billion dollars.[3] In October 2011, Greylock Partners announced an investment of up to $30 million in a secondary market purchase of company shares.[4] In June 2012, Bay Area News Group named to its list of Top Workplaces 2012.[5]


Clients include consumer packaged goods brands (including Clorox, General Mills, Johnson & Johnson, Kellogg’s, Kimberly-Clark, and Kraft Foods), leading restaurant, toy and entertainment companies, as well as top retailers (such as A&P, CVS, Duane Reade, H-E-B, Kmart, Kroger, Safeway, ShopRite and Walgreens).[6] also has an affiliate marketing program called Brandcaster which is aimed at long tail users. In November 2010, Yahoo announced that it was including offers in its new local deals offering.[7] In June 2013 released the KitchMe app for Google Glass, the first cooking application for Google Glass.[8] With the KitchMe app users can search for recipes, make shopping lists, and receive step-by-step cooking instructions.[9]

Valuation[edit] is being tracked as one of the 30 companies in China, Europe, and the United States valued at $1 billion or more by venture-capital firms.[10]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Our Company - About Us
  2. ^ Stross, Randall (December 25, 2010). "Someday, Store Coupons May Tap You on the Shoulder". The New York Times. Retrieved December 5, 2011. 
  3. ^ Skidmore, Sarah (June 9, 2011). " Gets $200M Investment". ABC News. Retrieved December 5, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Attention Shoppers: Grabs $30M in Funding From Greylock". AllThingsD. 2011-10-03. Retrieved 2012-02-19. 
  5. ^ "Bay Area News Group Top Workplaces 2012 List". Bay Area News Group. June 2012. Retrieved 4 December 2014. 
  6. ^ " signs Walgreens, Kmart, others". April 22, 2009. Retrieved 4 December 2014. 
  7. ^ Efrati, Amir (November 16, 2010). "Yahoo Tries Hand at Local Deals". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 4 December 2014. 
  8. ^ Dickey, Megan Rose (June 28, 2013). "A Coupons Company May Have Just Created The First Cooking App For Google Glass". Business Insider. Retrieved 4 December 2014. 
  9. ^ Summers, Nick (June 27, 2013). " launches KitchMe Google Glass app for hands-free cooking". The Next Web. Retrieved 4 December 2014. 
  10. ^ Garcia Phillips, Andrew (2014-01-27). "The Billion-Dollar Startup Club". The Wall Street Journal (Dow Jones & Company, Inc.). Retrieved 2014-01-27.