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Crowley: Foursquare funded through 2011

December 7, 2010: 2:32 PM ET

The founder of Dodgeball and Foursquare talks about funding, falling out with Google, and whether he'd partner up with Facebook or Yahoo.

Dennis Crowley at D: Dive Into Mobile. Credit: Asa Mathat | All Things Digital.

Dennis Crowley at D: Dive Into Mobile. Credit: Asa Mathat | All Things Digital.

Foursquare is Dennis Crowley's second go-around at a location-driven social networking service, and this time he's determined to make sure he gets to see it through.

Crowley sold his first company, Dodgeball, to Google (GOOG) but then had the frustrating experience of still having all these things he wanted to build with Dodgeball and not being able to build them. Crowley said that the problems stemmed from the bad timing, which included executing the deal right after Google's IPO.  "We're much smarter about things now," he told All Things D's Kara Swisher at the D: Dive into Mobile conference. More

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