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Chicagoist Podcast 12/11 - Ray Daniels & Andrew Mason

By Karl Klockars in Arts & Entertainment on Dec 11, 2009 8:00PM

raydanielsandrewmasoncollage1209.jpg A frostbitten and windburnt entry to the Chicagoist Podcast Series greets you this Friday afternoon and we're still on the leading edge of appreciating winter. Let's see how long that lasts. This week on the Podcast:

You may recall back in February when we sat down and talked with Tracy Hurst of Metropolitan Brewing - now we're on the other side of the equation discussing the Cicerone Certification Program with its creator, Ray Daniels. Why did he create it? Who's it for? And what do you have to do to be a Master of All Beer Knowledge?

Following that, what would you do if someone came to you and said, "We believe in what you're doing - and here's 30 Million dollars." Since the chances are good that I'll never hear that sentence, we checked in with someone who has - Andrew Mason, founder of Groupon. How did it start? What kind of growing pains have their been? And what is in the future for the company? [Ed's note: In the interest of full disclosure, Groupon has advertised on this site.]

To listen, just click play! Ray Daniels and Andrew Mason

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