Tag: jesse thomas

Foursquare: No Longer About Where You Are, But What You’re Doing

I have always been fascinated by foursquare, and the most recent updates they rolled out are sweet! Last summer I wrote a rant about how I thought foursquare could improve, and the new event check-in is exactly what I asked for. I sat down with Eric Friedman (Director of Business Development at foursquare) in the foursquare NYC headquarters to discuss what foursquare is up to, and where it is going.

Silicon Valley, You Are On Notice: New York Just Passed Boston in the VC Game

Did you know that New York City just became the #2 city for total available venture capital, surpassing Boston and putting Silicon Valley on notice? New York Senator Chuck Schumer rallied the crowd of founders and engineering students around this fact, remarking: “If you are interested in high-growth tech companies, New York City is the place to be.”