Foursquare is pushing to expand its local search business and its discount programs to help attract new users, CEO Dennis Crowley said Monday.
"Our main focus is growth. ... We're in this league where we are competing against the Googles and the Facebooks of the world. And so we have to get bigger," Crowley said during an interview with CNBC at SXSW in Austin, Texas.
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"If you can build tools for folks that allow them to save money with their mobile phones, people love that stuff. If you can build tools that allow them to connect with their friends and discover interesting things nearby, people love that. And the better that we get at doing that, the greater the community is and the more successful we are as a business."
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