July 27, 2016 4:53 PM ET

Software

Company Overview of Foursquare Labs, Inc.

Company Overview

Foursquare Labs, Inc., a technology company, develops mobile applications that enable users to find the places to eat, drink, shop, or visit in any city in the world. The company’s applications allow consumers to leave brief tips and photos at their favorite local businesses to let others know what they love most at each place; and listen to what customers are saying and use tools to join the conversation. Its applications also provide ways to connect with audience to advertisers; hosted technology and data to build context-smart and location-aware applications for developers and enterprises; and place insights product, which informs business decisions to enterprises and analysts. In additio...

568 Broadway

10th Floor

New York, NY 10012

United States

Founded in 2009

Phone:

347-494-0946

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 2016.

Foursquare Labs, Inc. Key Developments

Foursquare Reportedly In Talks For Funding

Foursquare Labs, Inc. is holding talks to raise funds. The company is discussing a funding round which will set its value at $250 million, Re/code reported, citing sources. According to Re/Code the funding will between $20 million and $40 million and would include one new investor, whose name is not yet disclosed. According to the site, the company had talked to potential buyers.

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.

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