Alex Rainert is a founder of Dodgeball. Google acquired the company in 2005, and Rainert left in 2007. He then ran a small creative product development shop focusing on experience design & strategy in the mobile, social and emerging tech space called Tinker Studio.
In 2009, he joined former Dodgeball co-founder Dennis Crowley's new startup, Foursquare as head of product. In late 2013, he left Foursquare. In February 2014 he joined Project Florida as Head of Design.
|May 15, 2014||Engadget - From Dodgeball to Swarm, Foursquare seeks to move beyond the check-in|
|May 13, 2014||Gigaom - Stealth startup alert: Skype co-founder ventures into health and wearables with Project Florida|
|Jan 29, 2014||Fast Company - Most Creative People In Business 1000: The Complete List|
|Dec 19, 2013||CNet - Foursquare unlocks $35M to figure things out - CNET|
|Nov 13, 2013||Gigaom - Foursquare head of product Alex Rainert leaves amid company’s latest rollout|
|Nov 13, 2013||CNet - Foursquare's head of product checks out of company - CNET|
|Jul 25, 2013||TechCrunch - Timehop, The Place To Reminisce Online, Raises $3M Led By Spark Capital|
|Jun 17, 2013||Mashable - Fail Fast: How 5 Startups Got a Second Chance|