Groupon is an online e-commerce platform that provides its users with the ability to purchase anything. It offers consumers a vast marketplace of deals. Consumers can discover the best a city has to offer on the web or on mobile with Groupon Local, enjoy vacations with Groupon Getaways, and find a curated selection of electronics, fashion, home furnishings and more with Groupon Goods. It provides merchants with a suite of products and services such as customizable deal campaigns, credit card payment processing capabilities, and point-of-sale solutions. Groupon was founded on November 11, 2008 by Emil Jersling, Eric Lefkofsky, Brad Keywell, and Andrew Mason. It is based in Chicago, Illinois.