Foursquare’s Acquisition of Unfolded

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP advised Foursquare on the deal.

Leading location data and technology company Foursquare announed its agreement to acquire Unfolded, a next generation platform for geospatial analytics.

With the addition of Unfolded’s capabilities to the Foursquare technology stack, enterprises and brands can soon come to Foursquare to not only access its industry leading location data, but work with that data in an integrated platform for merging, enriching, analyzing and visualizing spatial data—in whatever environment they choose.

Unfolded offers open source geospatial libraries and a flexible suite of advanced tooling—including its signature product, Unfolded Studio, a self-serve platform that allows users to transform their geospatial data into insightful maps within minutes. Its expert team of co-founders have architected many of the leading open source innovations in the world of geolocation including kepler.gl, deck.gl, and H3.

The Pillsbury team was led by Corporate partner Stephen Amdur (Picture) and Corporate special counsel Veronica Nunn. In addition to Amdur and Nunn, the Pillsbury team included Corporate associates Nick Griffin, Alex Kwon and Melissa Bales; Executive Compensation and Benefits partner Jessica Lutrin and associate Ben Gibbs; Tax partner Nora Burke; Antitrust partner Michael Sibarium; Employment Law special counsel Andrea Milano; Litigation attorney Evan Storm; Intellectual Property partner Edward Cavazos and associate Sandro Serra; Public Policy partner Brian Finch and counsel Aimee Ghosh; Global Sourcing partner Steven Farmer and associate Scott Morton; International Trade partner Aaron Hutman and associate Zachary Rozen; and Finance partner Joel Simon and associate Danielle Unterschutz.

 

Involved fees earner: Stephen Amdur – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Nora Burke – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Edward Cavazos – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Steven Farmer – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Brian Finch – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Aimee Ghosh – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Benjamin Gibbs – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Nick Griffin – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Aaron Hutman – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Alex Kwon – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Jessica Lutrin – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Andrea Milano – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Scott Morton – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Veronica Nunn – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Zachary Rozen – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Sandro Serra – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Michael Sibarium – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Joel Simon – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Evan Storm – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Danielle Unterschutz – Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP;

Law Firms: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP;

Clients: Foursquare;

Author: Martina Bellini