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Saturday, June 29 • 2:30pm - 3:00pm
International Business Cloning: Is This the World's Best Startup Strategy?

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In recent years, cloning abroad has proved an undeniably lucrative business model. Rajen Ruprell discusses how he launched CityDeals abroad, modeling it after Groupon, and then sold it back to Groupon in a relatively short time frame. What business models work abroad? Which wouldn't translate? Find out if this is the way to go for the future—or if cloners have already outcrowded themselves.

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Rajen Ruparell

SVP Global Sales, Groupon
Rajen Ruparell is a Canadian entrepreneur, who co-founded Citydeal, an online discount deal company purchased by Groupon in 2010. | | He currently serves as Senior VP of Global Sales for Groupon and is an active investor and advisor in ventures in North America and Europe. Prior to founding Citydeal, Ruparell worked in his family business of auto dealerships and had a brief career in venture capital at Oxford Capital Partners. | | He... Read More →

Saturday June 29, 2013 2:30pm - 3:00pm
1 - Summit Stage

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