â€œUniversities are places of such incredible talent and energy,â€ said Dennis Crowley, foursquareâ€™s co-founder. â€œAnd that is why weâ€™re excited about Harvardâ€™s participation and the potential for foursquare to bring people together.â€
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.