This Week in Location Based Marketing – Episode 22: Groupon buys Whrrl, eBay buys Where and a $500 million valuation for Foursquare?

Episode 22

recorded April 25, 2011

Welcome to This Week in Location Based Marketing where we rehash the news that matters in the location based marketing world.

Hosts: Rob Woodbridge & Asif Khan

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This week:

Show highlights:

1. Where 2.0 summary from Asif
2. Groupon buys Whrrl
3. eBay buys Where
4. Apple (and everyone else) is tracking you
5. xTify launches Retain
6. Loopt annouces “Qs” and we wait to judge

Funding News
1. Foursquare looking for $20-40 Million – at a $500 million valuation
2. HipGeo raises $500k
3. Scanbuy raises $5 million

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About the author

Rob Woodbridge

I'm Rob, the founder of and I've spent 14 years immersed in the mobile and pervasive computing world. During this great time I've helped some of the most innovative companies grow their business through mobile. If you are in need of a mobile business advisor or coach, connect with me here to get things rolling.

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