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Syracuse University, BS 1998
New York University (NYU) 2004
ITP Program

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Dennis Crowley

Dennis Crowley is a co-founder of Foursquare. Previously, he co-founded Dodgeball, a network of the same nature which sold to Google in 2005.

He has been named one of the “Top 35 Innovators Under 35” by MIT’s Technology Review magazine (2005) and has won the “Fast Money” bonus round on the TV game show Family Feud (2009). His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Wired, Time Magazine, Newsweek, MTV, Slashdot and NBC. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program.

Dennis holds a master’s degree from New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program and a bachelor’s degree from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Syntertainment 9/2013Series A$5M6
Timehop 1/2012Seed$1.1M10
Timehop 1/2011Venture Round9
Svpply 11/2010Seed$550k5
Metamarkets 6/2010Seed$2.5M13
Square 11/2009Series A$10M19



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