This post was contributed by our friend’s at TechOrange Global and written by Jeremy Brand Yuan. Original post here.

TechOrange Global is a tech-based blog based in Taipei that aims to deliver the latest in the tech industry in Asia, offer insight through in-depth interviews with entrepreneurs and investors, and cover any major tech conferences or events occurring in Taipei. They hope to reach the English-speaking audience who are interested in the development of Asia’s Internet and technology landscape.

Early in December of 2010, Google offered US $6 billion to acquire Groupon, the celebrated group-buying website. Pundits criticized Google for extending such a massive bid – nearly $3 billion more than its largest acquisition to date, Doubleclick – and expected Groupon to welcome the deal with open arms.

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Jason Lim

Jason is an Australian born Chinese living in Beijing, specializing in entrepreneurship, start-ups and the investment eco-system in China, especially in the tech and social area.