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Quantitative Investing in Shampoo

Last week, the USV portfolio company CircleUp announced the closing and launch of CircleUp Growth Partners - a $125 million fund that will use a quantitative machine learning approach to invest in early-stage consumer and retail brands.

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Flip

A Google search for “apartment lease” returns 86 million results. Which makes sense. One of the constants in life is finding a place to live, and signing a long-term contract for that living place. That constant — that lease — remains in force even though changes in our lives may not line up neatly with that one- or two-year period. Many things happen to us while we are stuck with a long-term house or apartment lease: new job opportunities, new roommates or relationships, new family members, and so much more.

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Numerai

Today, we're excited to announce that USV is leading the Series A round of financing in Numerai’s management company.

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Nurx

Nurx is a service that today prescribes and delivers medication from a mobile app and in doing so is redefining the doctor-patient relationship and the practice of primary care. We are announcing today that USV had led the company's latest round of financing.

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Mediachain

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USV Thesis 2.0

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