At our ReadWriteMix event in San Francisco in early June, Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley and I talked about the new app economy. We covered a range of topics, from why he’s splitting his signature check-in app in two to how his location data is powering a range of highly valuable new app players like Uber and Pinterest.
I’m also pleased to report that Girls Who Code, our nonprofit partner for ReadWriteMix, raised $2,100 from attendees of ReadWriteMix. That's enough to fund 100 hours of computer-science education for one of the young women who attend the organization's summer immersion programs, which are expanding this summer to 19 classes in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York, Miami, Boston, and Seattle. Read More..