What we're thinking about

USV Investment Thesis

The core ideas driving USV's investment decisions

Digital Healthcare

How can the internet improve healthcare?

The Blockchain App Stack

An emerging architecture for decentralized applications on the blockchain's shared data layer

Creative A.I.

Machines that produce art and creative work

The Nomad Stack

Tools for global living.

Union 2.0 / Benefits 2.0

The right to be represented by a bot: will tomorrow's union be less like an org and more like a data platform?

Command Line Interfaces

User interfaces in which you simply type what you want

Regulation 2.0

A model for lightweight, adaptive regulation based on real-time open data

Universal Basic Income

Unconditional basic income as a way to embrace automation and simplify benefits delivery

Where protocols come from

How do tech giants agree on when & where to interoperate openly?

Recent investments

Jobbatical is a marketplace for one-year jobs around the world
Purchase shares in private real estate investments
Quizlet builds simple tools that let you study anything, anywhere
Simscale is a web-based engineering simulation platform

Videos and talks

Nick Grossman - Regulating with Data

Albert Wenger - 10 Things You've Always Wanted to Know About the Future of Work

Fireside Chat with USV's Andy Weissman