Dennis Crowley

Dennis Crowley (born June 19, 1976) is an American Internet entrepreneur best known for co-founding the popular social networking sites Dodgeball and Foursquare.
Posts about Dennis Crowley
  • #SFSNYC Recap: 5 Key Takeaways from This Year’s Summit

    …, suggesting that robust local media and commerce constitute pillars of a community. HitViews CEO Walter Sabo made a strong case for radio’s (yes, that radio, the medium TV was supposed to have snuffed out long ago) role in the hyperlocal economy, observing that it is by nature local, mobile, and personal — three qualities that align closely with consumer…

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  • Beyond the Check-In: Big Data Analytics and the Evolution of Foursquare

    … Beyond the Check-In: Big Data Analytics and the Evolution of Foursquare October 21, 2015 by Annie Melton Leave a Comment Filed Under: #SFSNYC Left to right: Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley speaking with Digiday editor-in-chief Brian Morrissey Dennis Crowley started Foursquare in 2009 from his kitchen in Manhattan with a lofty vision: Amass…

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  • 11 Luminaries You Don’t Want to Miss at Street Fight Summit New York 2015

    … business The Greene Grape. He spoke with Street Fight about ShopKeep’s move beyond the software space and how cloud computing is changing the playing field for small businesses. Steve Cheney is co-founder of Estimote, a company offering beacons and stickers compatible with both Apple’s iBeacon and Google’s Eddystone formats. Before Estimote, he…

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  • Street Fight Daily: Video Spending Thrives, Uber Hires Former Lyft COO

    … by outdoor advertising giant Titan to install bluetooth beacons in hundreds of phone booths across New York City. But the report does more to underscore the shortcomings of the local technology industry in explaining the new technology than to expose a new, meaningful threat to the consumer privacy. Uber Hires Former Lyft COO VanderZanden to Spur…

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  • Who Is On Mark Zuckerberg’s Friends List?

    … Much has been made recently over the fact that while Facebook users can set their friends lists to "Only Me" within their privacy settings, a slight loophole exists: If a user's friend has their friends list set to public, all of their friends will appear when viewing their mutual friends, thereby "outing" that user, despite the "Only Me" setting…

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