Foursquare Is Finally Making Money

Sam Biddle · 08/06/13 10:30AM

Dennis Crowley, creator of that clever, increasingly helpful app that's never quite taken off, has a new profile in Fast Company. The article navigates Crowley's giant ambitions for the geo-app, his insecurities about not reaching them so far, and reveals one important number: money.

Here Is How Foursquare Plans On Turning Your Life Into Ads

Nitasha Tiku · 04/29/13 01:23PM

On stage at TechCrunch Disrupt earlier today (RIP, Sam Biddle's press credentials!) Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley acknowledged the haters, before offering a confident dismissal: "I think there are a lot of people that think we don’t know how to generate revenue, that we aren’t generating revenue. This is wrong," he said. An internal Foursquare document obtained by Valleywag shows some of the new ways Foursquare is trying to make money: Tell advertisers where you've been.