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Top Hat

Even back when I was in graduate school, I found the price of textbooks to be high and their quality to vary widely. Now that I have children taking college courses, I was shocked to find textbooks that cost over $200 and are still large physical objects that have to be lugged around! The high prices and lack of innovation are the result of a market structure which has become highly concentrated among just a few textbook publishers. That's why I am excited to announce that USV has led a new round of financing for Toronto-based Top Hat, which last year launched a content marketplace for higher education.

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Blockstack Funding

We are excited to announce follow-on funding in our portfolio company Blockstack.

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Code Climate

We are excited to be investors in New York City-based Code Climate, which provides tools improve quality production of code. With Code Climate you can make quality improvement explicit, continuous, and ubiquitous, by incorporating source code analytics throughout the workflow of your entire development organization.

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Shippo

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SimScale

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Clue

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