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Foursquare Touts 45M Users, $35M in New Funding Foursquare Touts 45M Users, $35M in New Funding

It’s been a big, transformative year for location-focused app Foursquare. For the past year, Foursquare has been making both incremental and monumental shifts in the core functionality of the app, taking it from just another check-in game to a real …

Foursquare Gets $41 Million in Funding to Help Build the ‘Location Layer for the Internet,’ Better Monetize Foursquare Gets $41 Million in Funding to Help Build the ‘Location Layer for the Internet,’ Better Monetize

Foursquare has announced that the company has secured $41 million in funding from private equity firm Silver Lake Waterman, as well as existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, O‚ÄôReilly AlphaTech Ventures, Spark Capital, and Union Square Ventures. CEO Dennis Crowley announced the …

Like Facebook, Foursquare Also Looking Forward To Google Glass Like Facebook, Foursquare Also Looking Forward To Google Glass

Mark Zuckerberg isn’t the only social media company head anxious to get his hands on Google Glass for the betterment of his product. Dennis Crowley, CEO of Foursquare, has been talking about it as well. At Mobile World Congress, Crowley …

Foursquare CEO Shares Hurricane Sandy Adventures Foursquare CEO Shares Hurricane Sandy Adventures

New York-based Foursquare has had to temporarily move its operations thanks to Hurricane Sandy. CEO Dennis Crowley has been sharing frequent tweets about his Frankenstorm adventure: Follow @dens Dennis Crowley @dens IT’S STARTING. I’ve never seen wind like this. Just …

4sqDay (Foursquare Day) 2012: Two Billion Check-ins Since The Holiday Began 4sqDay (Foursquare Day) 2012: Two Billion Check-ins Since The Holiday Began
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Today is a Monday, a day after before tax day, and by all accounts nobody’s favorite day of the year. But it’s also a holiday to many social media users: 4sqDay. Or Foursquare Day, if you want to spell it …

Facebook Claims “Smoking Gun” Evidence Against Ceglia Facebook Claims “Smoking Gun” Evidence Against Ceglia

Things were already looking pretty bad for Paul Ceglia’s case against Facebook. He has been battling the company, claiming that he is entitled to a major stake in the company. A while back, Ceglia presented emails allegedly sent between himself …

INQ Cloud Touch “Facebook Phone” Gets Foursquare Integration INQ Cloud Touch “Facebook Phone” Gets Foursquare Integration

A Facebook phone has been spotted in the wild. Well, actually in the hands of Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley. Today, at Tech Crunch’s Disrupt 2011, Crowley made an announcement about Foursquare and the INQ Cloud Touch smartphone. The INQ Cloud …

Foursquare’s Future: Predictive Check-Ins, Recommendations Foursquare’s Future: Predictive Check-Ins, Recommendations

Foursquare should be excited about its current success in the check-in sphere. Not only did they recently surpass 8 million users, but 4sq day on April 16th was an enormous hit, shattering records for check-ins on a single day and …

Foursquare Announcements Coming at SXSW

This week, we posted an article about some comments Foursquare co-founder Dennis Crowley made about competing with Facebook. He responded to this, and we exchanged a few tweets. Bottom line: expect multiple announcements from the company at SXSW. 

Foursquare CEO Has Plenty of Advice for Entrepreneurs

Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley likes to lend advice to entrepreneurs. A quick glance at his Quora activity makes this pretty clear pretty fast. In fact, this is a perfect example of why Quora has been covered in the press so much lately, as a valuable source of content. 

Foursquare Gains $20m, New Investor in Andreessen Horowitz

Foursquare has announced that it’s closed a new $20m Series B round of funding with Union Square Ventures, O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures and new partner, Andreessen Horowitz.