Foursquare Shifts Gears


Foursquare on Thursday announced that cofounder Dennis Crowley has assumed a new executive role, and that it has raised $45 million in a new round of funding led by Union Square Ventures. Crowley has moved from his perch as CEO into the newly created position of executive chairman, which will let him focus on developing new products. Jeff Glueck, who served as COO for the past year, has taken the CEO helm. Crowley named Steven Rosenblatt, a four-year veteran of the firm, as president — essentially acting as Glueck’s copilot.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82992.html?rss=1

Powered by WPeMatico

Foursquare joins growing ranks of Apple Maps data suppliers

Article Image Social networking service Foursquare is now an official supplier of business listings for Apple Maps, joining Yelp in giving users ratings and reviews for local businesses.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4b8d0864/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C110C160Cfoursquare0Ejoins0Egrowing0Eranks0Eof0Eapple0Emaps0Edata0Esuppliers/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico