The company, based in Chicago, will use the funding round to expand globally, invest in technology and provide liquidity for founders and early investors. Investors include Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, Greylock Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Mail.ru Group, Maverick Capital, Silver Lake and Technology Crossover Ventures. >>LivingSocial CEO: Doubling our Market This Year Launched in late 2008, Groupon offers discounts to its 50 million subscribers for local restaurants, spas and other consumer services. The company operates in more than 500 markets in 35 countries around the world. --Written by Olivia Oran in New York. >To follow the writer on Twitter, go to http://twitter.com/Ozoran. >To submit a news tip, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.