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Closed Date2012

General Information


Santa Monica, USA


Co-founder and Managing Partner
Managing Partner


TOTAL $500k
Seed, 1/2010
Aidin Ansari
Jake Barbee



SocialBuy Closed down 2012


SocialBuy is a collective buying site that helps friends try new experiences at extraordinary prices. Every day, we promote an exclusive deal from a local business looking to attract new customers. What’s in it for you: 50% to 90% savings on the most exclusive restaurants, events, hotels and spas in your city.

We focus on deals that bring people together socially and help you save money in the process. Need ideas for a cool, affordable get-together? Looking for a local happy hour special? Want to plan a memorable date that won’t empty your wallet? SocialBuy is your source for the hottest deals at the most exclusive venues in your city. So go ahead and sign-up for our daily deal, tell your friends and experience more of your city for less.

Recent Milestones

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    Closed. (1/1/12)
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    SocialBuy — SocialBuy’s celebrity partnership with Giuliana Rancic is a milestone in the “collective buying” sphere and shows how SocialBuy harnesses the power of social media to promote deals. (5/16/10)
    Posted 5/25/10 at 8:27am via
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    SocialBuy added Oliver Muyshondt as Director of Marketing. (3/1/10)
    Posted 5/24/10 at 3:00pm
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    SocialBuy added Fayaz Taher as Partner. (1/1/10)
    Posted 5/24/10 at 2:57pm
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    SocialBuy added M Fazle Taher as Managing Partner. (1/1/10)
    Posted 5/24/10 at 2:58pm
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    SocialBuy added Alan Garcia as Co-founder and Managing Partner. (1/1/10)
    Posted 5/24/10 at 2:56pm
  • Dollar
    SocialBuy received $500k in Seed funding. (1/1/10)
    Posted 5/24/10 at 3:02pm
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    SocialBuy added Mirza Asif as CTO. (1/1/10)
    Posted 5/24/10 at 2:58pm
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    SocialBuy added Dennis Karlin as Co-founder and Managing Partner. (1/1/10)
    Posted 5/24/10 at 3:01pm



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