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#Sandy Shuts Down Foursquare’s NY Office

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 18:  Foursquare co...

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – OCTOBER 18: Foursquare co-founder Dennis Crowley speaks during the 2011 Web 2.0 Summit on October 18, 2011 in San Francisco, California.(Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife)

Foursquare’s Dennis Crowley told Kara Swisher of All Things Dthat his company is without power and most of his employees are working in Brooklyn due to Hurricane Sandy. In a candlelit interview, he said their SoHo offices are inaccessible and the building is locked and the elevators aren’t working.

Other startup companies including Brooklyn’s Etsy are also out of power and everyone is organizing to find workspaces. Meanwhile, Foursquare’s San Francisco office is keeping everything going.


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