By: Ben Milne,

We now provide you the option to integrate your Foursquare profile into Dwolla to automate check-ins at your favorite merchants.

Opening several apps to check-in can be a bit obnoxious. That’s why in the new iOS app, which has been submitted to Apple, we’re letting Dwolla users connect to the location-based platform to create one check-out/check-in experience.

The simple process allows you to accrue points, gain rewards, earn badges, and maintain/pursue mayorships without ever opening the Foursquare app.

Here’s how it works.

  1. Buy/check-in
  2. … Really no other steps 🙂

How to connect to your Foursquare profile:

  1. Sign in at dwolla.com
  2. Head to “Settings” on the left-hand side panel
  3. Under “Settings,” select “Social Networks”
  4. Hit “Connect to Foursquare”

Here is what it looks like while logged in:

The same rules apply with Dwolla check-ins as they do Foursquare check-ins. If you mark private (aka “off the grid”), these check-ins count towards the Mayorship tally but will not unlock the Mayorship.

Now go have some fun!

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Dwolla, Inc. is an agent of Veridian Credit Union and Compass Bank and all funds associated with your account in the Dwolla network are held in pooled accounts at Veridian Credit Union and Compass Bank. These funds are not eligible for individual insurance, including FDIC insurance and may not be eligible for share insurance by the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund. Dwolla, Inc. is the operator of a software platform that communicates user instructions for funds transfers to Veridian Credit Union and Compass Bank.