Crowley out at Foursquare after new funding round

January 14, 2016 9:33 PM

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SAN FRANCISCO — Dennis Crowley, the mop-topped, New York-based entrepreneur who helped pioneer the location-based app industry with Foursquare, is out as that company's CEO.

Crowley, 39, relinquished his title to Jeff Glueck, Foursquare's chief operating officer the past year and a half, as the 7-year-old company grapples with growing pains. Crowley will become executive chairman of Foursquare.

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