Harvard on Foursquare

“Universities are places of such incredible talent and energy,” said Dennis Crowley, foursquare’s co-founder. â€œAnd that is why we’re excited about Harvard’s participation and the potential for foursquare to bring people together.”

via news.harvard.edu

This is another example of how partnerships can work … Harvard didn't go out and invent a location based social networking game, they went to people who do that really well. What did Harvard bring to the table? Community.

One thought on “Harvard on Foursquare

  1. And prestige. It goes back to our course discussion about why you might want to get a degree when all this information is out there and there are all these tools to provide you access. Ultimately, being part of a prestigious group matters. So, who is the next partner for our prestigious community?

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