This Is Not a Typo: Coupons.com Raises $200 Million

UsWeeklyCouponsComEach and every day, there are signs of just how profitable the twain of The Great Recession and self-serve discount savings could turn out to be. The latest evidence, via Reuters, was almost enough to make us lose our 2-for-1 breakfast.

Coupons.com, a Silicon Valley start-up that has been around for more than a decade, announced that it has raised a whopping $200 million from institutional investors. The company plans to use half the cash to buy back stock and the remainder to solidify its nine-figure annual revenues standing alongside newer vertical pals Groupon and LivingSocial:

Coupons.com plans to add around 100 people to its 300-person staff this year, CEO Steven Boal said. The company has offices in Silicon Valley and London, and is opening offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York.

Hear that, kids? An LA office. Next to the social and video gaming industries, the best career bet these days may well be to try and get your coupon on.