Y Combinator President Sam Altman to Take the Stage at Disrupt SF 2015

He’s the former co-founder of the social startup Loopt, which was funded by his current company — Y Combinator — in 2005 and acquired by the Green Dot Corporation in 2012. He’s Sam Alt

Loopt In Process Of Receiving Broad Patent Covering Location-Based Ads

Location-based service <a href="http://www.loopt.com">Loopt</a> has been allowed its first patent, and it could be a big one. The patent, as described, seems relevant to numerous existing products,

Loopt Teams With Virgin America To Bring Check-In Deals To SFO

Location-based service <a href="http://www.loopt.com">Loopt</a> is getting some nice promotion for the next three months, courtesy of San Francisco's International Airport and Virgin America. And it m

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

Off And Running: Loopt's First U-Deal Sells Out In Less Than An Hour

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/1972v5-max-250x250.jpg" /> <a href="https://www.loopt.com/">Loopt</a> has gone through quite a few incarnations, and this morning that tradi

Loopt Turns The Daily Deals Game On Its Head With U-Deals

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/loopt-deal.jpg"> Mobile social network <a href="https://www.loopt.com/">Loopt</a> is turning on the revenue streams by going after the dail

Loopt Beats Groupon To Notifying You Of Nearby Groupon Now! Deals

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/grouponpns_loopt.png" /><a target="_blank" href="http://www.loopt.com">Loopt</a> a checkin app that seems to be pulling out all the stops, has

Loopt To Get Pushy With Big Flash Deals At SXSW

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-279644" title="l" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/l.jpg" alt="" />With a little over a week until SXSW begins in Austin, Texas, our inbox

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

Loopt 4.0: Redesigned, Facebook-Heavy, And Location-Based Texting

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-251770" title="loopt" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/loopt.png" alt="" />Much has already been written about how <a href="http://loopt.c

At Least It's Not Facebook: A Google Director Departs To Become Loopt Exec

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-243506" title="Screen shot 2010-11-12 at 12.18.02 PM" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/screen-shot-2010-11-12-at-12-18-02-pm.png" alt="" /

Loopt Feeling Right At Home With Facebook Places, Adds Deep Integration

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-233463" title="1" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/13.png" alt="" />When Facebook launched Places, their entry into the location space, th

Virgin America Rides Loopt Taco Truck Special To Fifth Largest Revenue Day Ever

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/looptvirgin.jpg' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" />Sometimes the titles just write themselves. On Tuesday <a href="http://blog.loopt.com/20

Check-In On Foursquare Without Taking Your Phone Out Of Your Pocket

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-203249" title="Screen shot 2010-08-02 at 4.54.35 PM" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/screen-shot-2010-08-02-at-4-54-35-pm.png" alt="" />H

Google Opens Places API With Initial Focus On Check-In Apps

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-202071" title="pin-in-map" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/pin-in-map.jpeg" alt="" />At Google I/O in May, the search giant indicated tha

Mark Cuban Dreams Of Minority Report. So Do I. But We're Not There Yet

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-198304" title="Screen shot 2010-07-18 at 4.50.17 PM" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/screen-shot-2010-07-18-at-4-50-17-pm.png" alt="" />"

Loopt Hits 4 Million Users, Propelled By iOS 4 And Android

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-195974" title="Screen shot 2010-07-09 at 2.04.20 PM" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/screen-shot-2010-07-09-at-2-04-20-pm.png" alt="" />"

Gowalla Focusing More On Beauty With iPhone 4 — Will Users Be Attracted?

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-194767" title="1" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/11.png" alt="" />As iPhone apps push out their updates to be compatible with the new iO

SimpleGeo Becomes iOS 4-Aware. Geofencing And Background Tracking Ready To Roll

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-191061" title="lo" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/lo2.png" alt="" />As you've undoubtedly heard by now, iOS 4 is out and spreading acros

Loopt 3.0 Marries Background Location With The Check-In

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-190981" title="1" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/110.png" alt="" />When <a href="http://loopt.com">Loopt</a> first launched on the iPhon
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