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July 28, 2015 6:39 PM ET

Software

Company Overview of Foursquare Labs, Inc.

Company Overview

Foursquare Labs, Inc. develops applications that learn what people like and leads them to places they love. The company enables users to find recommendations based on their tastes and give ratings for similar places. It offers Foursquare API, which gives access to places database and the ability to interact with Foursquare users and merchants; and Swarm, an application to keep up and meet up with friends. It serves customers in Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippines, the Russian Federation, the United States, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, and Turkey. Foursquare Labs, Inc. was formerly known as...

568 Broadway

10th Floor

New York, NY 10012

United States

Founded in 2009

Phone:

646-380-4813

Key Executives for Foursquare Labs, Inc.

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Head of Product
Head of Engineering
Head of Mobile Engineering
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Foursquare Labs, Inc. Key Developments

Blue Calypso, Inc. Completes Patent Infringement Markman Hearing Against Groupon, Foursquare, Yelp and Izea in Eastern District Court of Texas

Blue Calypso, Inc. announced that on July 8, 2015, it completed its Claim Construction Hearing, or Markman hearing for its patent infringement lawsuits against Groupon, Foursquare, Yelp and IZEA in the Eastern District Court of Texas. The Markman hearing is a critical step in the patent litigation process in which the Judge is required to construe or interpret the wording of the claims of the patent. The purpose of the court's construction is to aid the jury in understanding what the patentee meant in the claims and what the claims cover in more common language than is often found in a patent. The Judge's interpretation of the claims is extremely important because it gives the parties guidance which can allow them to formulate settlement positions.

Foursquare Introduces New Advertising Tool 'Pinpoint'

Foursquare is introducing a new advertising tool called Pinpoint, which takes advantage of the platform's location expertise to target users based on where they go in the real world. Place Shapes: The platform can be used to advertise outside of Foursquare's apps, and it's cross-platform so it can work with a variety of devices.

Yahoo Is Reportedly In Talks To Acquire Foursquare

Yahoo! Inc. (NasdaqGS:YHOO) is reportedly is in talks to buy Foursquare Labs, Inc. for around $900 million.

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