Thousands of bookable local classes for welding, pottery, floral
design and more will be available for purchase through Groupon’s
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2018--
(NASDAQ: GRPN) is partnering with CourseHorse,
a leading online education website that helps people discover and enroll
in local classes, to offer thousands of classes through Groupon for
categories such as art, cooking, tech, professional, life skills,
performing arts, language, kids and fitness. Groupon, which aims to
become the daily habit in local commerce by connecting people to a
vibrant, global marketplace for local services, experiences and goods,
will feature some of CourseHorse’s most popular classes such as welding,
pottery, floral design and more.
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Thousands of bookable local classes for welding, pottery, floral design and more will be available for purchase through Groupon’s marketplace. (Photo: Business Wire)
“We’re excited to bring CourseHorse’s bookable classes to
Groupon––giving people another reason to check out our marketplace for
everything they do locally,” said Brian Fields, vice president and
general manager, Things to Do, Groupon. “These exciting learning
opportunities will inspire more people to get out of the house this
spring and into their local communities.”
CourseHorse was founded in 2011 and offers more than 75,000 classes in
New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Nashville, Houston, Washington,
D.C., San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Atlanta, Denver, San Jose and
“We love helping great educators focus on what's most important to them
-- delivering incredible classroom experiences,” said Katie Kapler,
founder and CEO of CourseHorse. “This partnership gives class providers
on CourseHorse another affordable, hassle-free way to get the word out
about their programs and connect with new students.”
The Groupon and CourseHorse integration is expected to launch in the
second quarter of this year. Other recent marketplace partnerships
announced by Groupon include: Viator
- tours and activities, ParkWhiz
- parking and Universal
Orlando Resort Theme Parks - online ticketing.
Based in downtown Manhattan, CourseHorse
is the first marketplace that helps people discover and enroll in
trusted local classes, ranging from casual art & cooking programs to
professional courses such as finance and programming. Learning is a
lifelong pursuit and CourseHorse’s goal is simple: to make that pursuit
easier. Venture-backed and named one of Forbes' “America’s Most
Promising Companies,” CourseHorse works with over 2,500 class providers,
offering over 75,000 classes to hundreds of thousands of members,
Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) is building the daily habit in local commerce,
offering a vast mobile and online marketplace where people discover and
save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy. By enabling real-time
commerce across local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products
and live events, shoppers can find the best a city has to offer.
Groupon is redefining how small businesses attract and retain customers
by providing them with customizable and scalable marketing tools and
services to profitably grow their businesses.
To download Groupon's top-rated mobile apps, visit www.groupon.com/mobile.
To search for great deals or subscribe to Groupon emails, visit www.groupon.com.
To learn more about the company’s merchant solutions and how to work
with Groupon, visit www.groupon.com/merchant.
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