Foursquare

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Foursquare is a technology company that uses location intelligence to build meaningful consumer experiences and inform business decisions. It provides two apps: Foursquare City Guide and Foursquare Swarm. In addition, the Company's location intelligence technology helps brands to locate, message and measure their own consumers.
TypePrivate
Founded2009
HQNew York, US
Websitefoursquare.com
Employee Ratings3.4

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2020)479(-17%)
Job Openings37

Key People/Management at Foursquare

Jeff Glueck

Jeff Glueck

CEO
Dennis Crowley

Dennis Crowley

Co-Founder / Executive Chairman
Liz Ritzcovan

Liz Ritzcovan

Chief Revenue Officer
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Foursquare Office Locations

Foursquare has offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and in 2 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
50 W 23rd St 8th floor
Chicago, US
Chicago, IL, USA
Los Angeles, US
Los Angeles, CA, USA
San Francisco, US
San Francisco
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Foursquare Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2009

Foursquare total Funding

$390.4 m

Foursquare latest funding size

$150 m

Time since last funding

8 months ago

Foursquare investors

Foursquare's latest funding round in May 2019 was reported to be $150 m. In total, Foursquare has raised $390.4 m
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Foursquare Operating Metrics

Foursquare's Registered Users was reported to be 60 m in Aug, 2015. Foursquare's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 50 m in Aug, 2015.
Oct, 2014Aug, 2015Sep, 2016Oct, 2018

Countries

150

Monthly Active Users

50 m

Photos

600 m

Registered Users

55 m60 m
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Foursquare Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
PlacedMay 30, 2019

Human Capital Metrics

Source: github.com
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Foursquare Online and Social Media Presence

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Foursquare News and Updates

'It changes the dynamics of the industry': Foursquare wants to own location-based advertising with its acquisition of Snap's Placed and potentially others

Foursquare's acquisition of Snap's Places reflects the latest round of consolidation of ad-tech firms as marketers demand scale to justify putting money in the space. Foursquare CEO Jeff Glueck said the company might buy other location companies and floated the idea of going public. He said Foursq…

Foursquare Secures $150 Million Funding To Acquire Snap Inc.’s Attribution Tool, Placed

Foursquare, the social media platform of yesteryear turned enterprise tech company, announced a $150 million funding infusion as well as its first acquisition, Placed, the Snap Inc.-owned ad-tracking attribution platform.

Foursquare Is Adding Even More Data About Where You Are

Foursquare said it had acquired Placed, which tracks location through apps that offer rewards, from the owner of Snapchat.

Foursquare raises $150M and buys key competitor to scale its analytics business

Much has changed at Foursquare Labs Inc. in the past few years. The company, which started out by providing a check-in app that allowed users to broadcast their trips, now sells location-based analytics and development tools to brands. Foursquare late Thursday revealed that it has raised a $150 mil…
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Foursquare Blogs

The Future of Location Technology

A Foursquare recap, plus predictions and insights for the start of 2019The way many of us view tech changed in 2018.In 2019, consumers will ask for more from the products and tools they use every day, and demand empathy and excellence from the companies in their orbit. They will want companies to ta…

Foursquare Shows Walmart and Target on Track to Pick Up Toys”R”Us Shoppers This Holiday Season

GameStop also seeing increased shopping by loyal Toys”R”Us fansRetailers are in the midst of the busiest shopping season of the year, and all bets are on the table as they eye an $11 billion opportunity following the demise of one of retail’s longest standing players, Toys“R”Us. With 739 store closu…

Announcing the winner of our first ‘Foursquare for Good’ program

Objective Zero provides life-saving resources for U.S. veteransFor many Americans, the past week has been spent reflecting on the things that matter most. At Foursquare, that’s also true, as we tallied up the votes for our first-ever Foursquare for Good program. In September, at Bloomberg’s Data for…

Community Spotlight: Cordula Beisel

Meet the members of our community that help make our technology great. In this month’s edition, we reached out to Superuser Cordula Beisel of Neustadt, Germany, to learn more about the places she likes to explore and map with Foursquare City Guide.Germany might not be the first country that comes to…

How Improving Location Accuracy Leads to Superior Results

In a previous post, we looked at two of the most common approaches to location marketing — geographic versus contextual — and discussed the advantages of bringing them together in a single flexible solution.But one point needs to be stressed: No approach will be successful if the underlying technolo…

Why Flexible Location Technology is Powering the Future of Marketing

Location technology has revolutionized the way companies reach, engage and understand their users. By leveraging data about where users go in the real world, businesses are able to provide more personalized, relevant content and target users far more effectively.Unfortunately, however, much of today…
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Foursquare Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Foursquare founded?

    Foursquare was founded in 2009.

  • Who are Foursquare key executives?

    Foursquare's key executives are Jeff Glueck, Dennis Crowley and Liz Ritzcovan.

  • How many employees does Foursquare have?

    Foursquare has 479 employees.

  • Who are Foursquare competitors?

    Competitors of Foursquare include Docker, Meituan-Dianping and DoorDash.

  • Where is Foursquare headquarters?

    Foursquare headquarters is located at 50 W 23rd St 8th floor, New York.

  • Where are Foursquare offices?

    Foursquare has offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Foursquare have?

    Foursquare has 6 offices.