The web entrepreneur reveals the lessons he learned from Google, the difficulties of expanding a startup, and why the location-based service is about more than points-scoring and mayorships.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 5 april 2011

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This article titled “Dennis Crowley: Don’t think of Foursquare as a game” was written by Josh Halliday, for The Guardian on Monday 4th April 2011 06.00 UTC

Dennis Crowley was never meant to be a down-table Google engineer. Faced with the prospect of being one of the internet giant’s forgotten would-be entrepreneurs, Crowley bounded out of its Mountain View HQ in May 2007. The man dubbed “the new king of social media” has never looked back.

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