Gowalla returns to see if location-based networking is ready for its mainstream moment

Gowalla co-founder and CEO Josh Williams is heading to the annual SXSW music, technology and arts festival in Austin, Texas this year to do something he’s already done — launch a location-

Bobby Goodlatte has designs on how to succeed in venture (and so far, so good)

Bobby Goodlatte has only been an investor for about a decade, but he appears to have already made tens of millions of dollars, contrary to the expectations of some traditional VCs who have privately,

Gowalla raises $4 million from GV and Spark for its AR social app

The newly resurrected Gowalla wants to realize its mobile dreams from the early-aughts in an augmented reality world, and they’ve raised some new funding to make it happen. The AR startup tells

Gowalla is being resurrected as an augmented reality social app

Gowalla is coming back. The startup, which longtime TechCrunch readers will likely recall, was an ambitious consumer social app that excited Silicon Valley investors but ultimately floundered in its q

Gowalla Founder Josh Williams Raises $2.1 Million To Have Another Go At Local Mobile Discovery Apps

Gowalla founder Josh Williams is nothing, if not consistent. After several years spent building location-based mobile apps and products for his own company, as well as Facebook, he’s back with anoth

Gowalla Co-Founder Josh Williams And Instagram Designer Tim Van Damme Will Leave Facebook In Unrelated Departures

Gowalla co-founder Josh Williams will leave Facebook, a year and a half after Gowalla was acquired by the social network. In an unrelated exit, Instagram designer Tim Van Damme will also leave Faceboo

Josh Williams On Why Facebook Acqhired His Startup Gowalla To Put A “Nearby” Lens On 250M Geo-Posts Per Month

"A location service only gets interesting when you get to a certain scale," and Foursquare isn't there yet says <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/josh-williams">Josh Williams</

Gowalla Went For $3M In Facebook Shares, And Many Investors Were Cool With That

What the headline says, basically, according to two sources. That and multiple sources are telling me that a majority of <a href="http://www.gowalla.com">Gowalla</a> investors were cool with the deal

Facebook Has Acquired Gowalla

Facebook has acquired location-based startup <a href="http://www.gowalla.com">Gowalla</a>, according to a report this evening by Laurie Segall on <a href="http://money.cnn.com/2011/12/02/technology/go

Gowalla 4.0, Their Bold Revamp Towards Travel And Stories Goes Live

A couple weeks ago during TechCrunch Disrupt, <a href="http://gowalla.com">Gowalla</a> co-founder and CEO Josh Williams took the stage to preview the latest version of his service. And while it is tec

Gowalla Is Reborn As A Beautiful App For Travel And Storytelling

The location wars had a number of casualties. Some companies shut down, some sold off their remaining tech and talent. Others are still out there plugging away, but at this point, it seems clear that

One Year Later, Facebook Killing Off Places …To Put Location Everywhere

It was almost exactly one year ago that Facebook <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2010/08/18/facebook-location/">launched Places</a>, their location-based offering. Reading the press at the time, you w

Foursquare Adds Inline Photos And Even More Polish To Their iPhone App

Back in the day, the knock on the <a href="http://foursquare.com">Foursquare</a> iPhone app used to be that it wasn't very visually appealing. That was especially true in comparison to rival <a href="

Google Realtime Search Quietly Adds Quora, Gowalla, Others

<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-297713" title="q" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/q.png" alt="" />Google Realtime Search is <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2010/08/26/goo

Gowalla 3 Launches For Android Today

Adding existing features like third-party check-in and better photo support, the Austin based company updates the Android version of their location software today. Gowalla co-founder and CEO Josh Will


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Nearing A Million Users, Gowalla Moves Forward On The "Social Atlas" Path

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-273590" title="a" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/a4.png" alt="" />A few weeks ago, we noted that with a few subtle changes being made to

2 Years And 10 Million Users Later, Google Latitude Locates The Check-In

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-270224" title="aa" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/aa.png" alt="" />It was almost exactly <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2009/02/04/broa

Gowalla Begins Connecting The Dots On Travel

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/screen-shot-2011-01-28-at-11-27-51-am.png" alt="" title="Screen shot 2011-01-28 at 11.27.51 AM" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-269004" />

Gowalla Snaps Back: 1 Million Photos …But Foursquare May Hit That In 2 Weeks

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-256875" title="1484913_high_res_320x480" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/1484913_high_res_320x480.jpeg" alt="" />Yesterday morning, <a hr
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