Foursquare

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Foursquare Labs is a technology company that uses location intelligence to build consumer experiences and inform business decisions. It develops Foursquare City Guide, a mobile app that provides personalized recommendations of places to go, and Foursquare Swarm, an app that enables users to share their locations with friends and create a record of experiences in a personal lifelog. In addition, the company offers technology to help brands to locate, message, and measure consumers.
TypePrivate
Founded2009
HQNew York, NY, US
Websitefoursquare.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (May 2022)630
Job Openings171
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Foursquare

Gary Little

Gary Little

President and Chief Executive Officer
Marc Ellenbogen

Marc Ellenbogen

Chief Legal and Human Resources Officer
Jim Watson

Jim Watson

Senior Vice President, Client Solutions and Interim Chief Revenue Officer
Jonathan Bank

Jonathan Bank

Senior Vice President, Business Operations
Sina Kashuk

Sina Kashuk

Senior Vice President, Head of Unfolded
Michele Morelli

Michele Morelli

SVP, Marketing and Communications
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Foursquare Office Locations

Foursquare has offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and in 3 other locations
New York, NY, US (HQ)
50 W 23rd St #8th
Chicago, IL, US
225 W Ohio St
Los Angeles, CA, US
1999 Avenue of the Stars 4th floor
San Francisco, CA, US
425 Bush St #500, San Francisco
Seattle, WA, US
801 5th Ave 22nd floor
Singapore, SG
39a Duxton Rd
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Foursquare Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2009

Foursquare total Funding

$349.4 m

Foursquare latest funding size

$150 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Foursquare investors

Foursquare's latest funding round in May 2019 was reported to be $150 m. In total, Foursquare has raised $349.4 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

Foursquare Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
PlacedMay 30, 2019

Human Capital Metrics

Source: github.com
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Foursquare Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

89/100

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Foursquare Online and Social Media Presence

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Foursquare Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    74/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    82/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    71/100

  • Diversity

    A-

    85/100

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Foursquare News and Updates

Foursquare founder banks funding for mystery 3D social network startup

The excitement around web3 and the metaverse have pulled plenty of entrepreneurs who defined the first generation of native mobile apps to begin questioning what’s next. Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley is on the co-founding team of a new startup called LivingCities, alongside Matt Miesnieks, who s…

How Foursquare helps enterprises drive positive results with geospatial technology

Foursquare's CEO Gary Little sheds light on how the company's technology solutions help enterprises achieve positive business outcomes.

Geospatial startup Unfolded.ai acquired by Foursquare

Well, that was fast. Just a few months after raising its seed round, Unfolded.ai announced today that it is being acquired by Foursquare. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The startup had raised a total of about $6 million when we last checked in with them. The company, founded by a group of ex-…

North Dakota’s COVID-19 app has been sending data to Foursquare and Google

A new report from Jumbo Privacy finds that a coronavirus contact-tracing app is sharing location data with Foursquare and an advertising ID with Google. The official COVID-19 contact-tracing app for the state of North Dakota, designed to detect whether people have potentially been exposed to the cor…

Foursquare merges with Factual to create a location data powerhouse

Location intelligence company Foursquare Labs Inc. said today it’s merging with a data location provider called Factual Inc. The new company will have a combined revenue of about $150 million per year, but details of the transaction were not disclosed. Foursquare was founded back in 2009 and was or…

Foursquare Merges with Factual

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Foursquare Blogs

Hex Tiles: Building a new data tiling system with H3

Author: Isaac BrodskyAt Foursquare, our goal is to make industrial-grade geospatial data and analysis accessible to a broad audience. This past February, we launched Hex Tiles, the newest addition to Foursquare’s Unfolded platform. Hex Tiles is a unique approach to geospatial data tiling, leveraging…

Highlights From Our Latest Hackathon

Here at Foursquare, we regularly host hackathons amongst our product and engineering teams to foster innovation, provide a change of pace, and cultivate diversity of thought, offering an opportunity to work with new people. People come together (optionally) in our physical locations in LA, NYC, Chic…

Oh, The Places We’ll Go: Consumer Trends to Expect in Q2

Now that warmer months are on the way, where will consumers spring to in Quarter 2? Over the last few years, the global pandemic has brought about many unforeseen shifts in our daily lives. By looking at data trends — particularly location data trends — we can form a deeper understanding of what con…

Introducing Hex Tiles: Our Next Gen Tiling System

We have something spatial to announce: Hex Tiles, a next-generation tiling system that gives data scientists the ability to easily unify diverse spatial datasets, conduct on-the-fly analytics, and quickly visualize and explore big data on a planetary scale. What’s more, this can all be done in a mat…

Data Privacy Day: A Q&A with Foursquare’s Global Data Protection Officer

Elizabeth Hein, Associate General Counsel, Global Data Protection Officer, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM — Check out the Q&A below to learn more about her thoughts on the privacy landscape.Tell us a bit about your background. What made you decide to focus on Privacy?I started my legal career as a global…

FSQ Faces: Nick Rabinowitz, Senior Staff Software Engineer — Unfolded

FSQ Faces: Nick Rabinowitz, Senior Staff Software Engineer — UnfoldedMeet Nick Rabinowitz, a one-time English major turned H3 enthusiast who serves as a senior staff software engineer at Foursquare. Check out our Q&A below to learn more about how Nick came to Foursquare, how his career has grown…
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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 Gary Little, Marc Ellenbogen and Jim Watson.

  • How many employees does Foursquare have?

    Foursquare has 630 employees.

  • Who are Foursquare competitors?

    Competitors of Foursquare include inMarket, SafeGraph and CARTO.

  • Where is Foursquare headquarters?

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

  • Where are Foursquare offices?

    Foursquare has offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does Foursquare have?

    Foursquare has 7 offices.