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ReadWriteMix: Mapping the App Economy with Foursquare’s Dennis Crowley


The summer of 2014 is shaping up to be one of those critical times in technology when new platforms emerge and fast-moving companies seize the resulting opportunities. In the age of wearable and connected devices, who will take charge?

One of the surprise contenders is Foursquare, which has become a vital component of other apps like on-demand transportation service Uber and Pinterest, the visual search engine. Suddenly Foursquare is in the midst of a comeback and has become the favorite way for mobile-app developers to add location as a feature - which is an essential piece for our wearable tech future.

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Join ReadWrite editor-in-chief Owen Thomas for an evening discussion with Foursquare founder and CEO Dennis Crowley as they talk about why location databases could become a key way that wearable devices link us with nearby businesses and people, future platforms - and why 2014 is the year that location-based services will really pay off.


Tuesday, June 3, 2014 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)

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$15 donation will go to Girls Who Code which inspires, educates, and equips girls with the computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities.

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Read more about ReadWriteMix and Dennis Crowley on ReadWrite .

And you can catch highlights from previous ReadWriteMix events including Eric Migicovsky of Pebble, David Marcus of PayPal, Simon Khalaf of Flurry, Keith Rabois, Guy Kawasaki and Aaron Levie of Box.

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