Owen Thomas, Editor-in-Chief, invites you to

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MAPPING THE
APP ECONOMY

with Foursquare’s Dennis Crowley

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Say Space
180 Townsend Street
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Beverages will be served.

Join ReadWrite for a discussion with Foursquare's Dennis Crowley

The summer of 2014 is shaping up to be one of those critical times in technology when new platforms emerge and fast-moving companies seize the resulting opportunities. In the age of wearable and connected devices, who will take charge?

One of the surprise contenders is Foursquare, which has become a vital component of other apps like on-demand transportation service Uber and Pinterest, the visual search engine. Suddenly Foursquare is in the midst of a comeback and has become the favorite way for mobile-app developers to add location as a feature - which is an essential piece for our wearable tech future.

Join ReadWrite editor-in-chief Owen Thomas for an evening discussion with Foursquare founder and CEO Dennis Crowley as they talk about why location databases could become a key way that wearable devices link us with nearby businesses and people, future platforms - and why 2014 is the year that location-based services will really pay off.

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Event proceeds will benefit Girls Who Code, whose programs work to inspire, educate, and equip girls with the computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities.

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