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GoSango goes out of business

The website sold coupons for local businesses online. (

Kelowna-based GoSango has collapsed, says the company's CEO.

The online coupon business, formerly known as Twongo, started in Kelowna in 2010 as a local answer to Groupon.

Before long, GoSango was booming, and had thousands of customers in Kelowna, Kamloops and Vernon.

But merchants doing deals with GoSango aren't getting paid. In fact, GoSango owes $200,000 to about 100 local companies.

And this morning, GoSango is officially out of business.

But if you're a customer of GoSango, or any other online company for that matter, you may be interested in what the company plans to do with your personal information.

Daybreak host Chris Walker met the company's CEO Barry Chretien in his empty Kelowna office, and began by asking how GoSango ran out of money.

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