Foursquare in 2010

You can see the detailed growth numbers in 2010 for the famous location-based mobile platform which lets you share and get engaged with people while you enjoy new places.

If you are not aware how to use the app, here is a video that’ll teach you through out the process

Before we move on to infographics here are couple of information about foursquare from its corporate website

When was foursquare founded?

Foursquare co-founders Dennis Crowley and Naveen Selvadurai met in 2007 while working in the same office space (at different companies) in New York City. Working from Dennis’ kitchen table in New York’s East Village, they began building the first version of foursquare in fall 2008, and launched it at South by Southwest Interactive in Austin, Texas in March 2009

Who are foursquare’s investors?

We’re funded by Union Square Ventures, O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and a handful of angel investors

foursquare by the numbers (last updated April, 2011)

Users: Over 8 million worldwide, adding around 35,000 new users each day

Check-ins per day: Over 2.5 million, with over half a billion check-ins in the last year

Businesses: Over 250,000 using the Merchant Platform (more information at

Employees: Over 60 between headquarters in New York, NY, and a satellite engineering office in San Francisco, CA

Here are the numbers that led to a growth number of 3400% for the year 2010
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