Love it or hate it, there’s no denying that Foursquare and its brand of mobile check-in craziness has received waves of attention since the service’s launch in March of 2009. Although the company just secured a new $20 million chunk of funding in a second-round investment led by Andreessen Horowitz, that hasn’t been the service’s only milestone as of late. No, Foursquare just announced yesterday that it has finally surpassed the one-million mark: That’s one million check-ins in a single day, which apparently happened on July 2, according to the company’s official Twitter feed. Kara Swisher over at Boomtown reports that the service itself numbers around 1.8 million users right now and that it’s adding around fifteen thousand new people every day. Foursquare’s recent funding deal puts the company’s actual valuation at around $95 million, which is a fairly solid number for a company that’s been struggling to actually work with Silicon Valley venture capitalists—including the very firm, Andreessen Horowitz, that led this latest investment round. It’s a sharp change of the story from this past April, when Andreessen Horowitz co-founder Ben Horowitz told Swisher that the firm wasn’t looking to play ball. “We withdrew our funding offer to Foursquare… Read full this story
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