USV Investment Thesis

The core ideas driving USV's investment decisions.

The Blockchain App Stack

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

Digital Healthcare

How can the internet improve healthcare?


How do we make the big decisions that will determine success or failure?

Financing Announcements

Historical view of USV financings and theses at the time of investment.

USV Team Updates

Updates from the USV team.

Policy, Politics & Regulation

More than ever, what happens on the Internet intersects with law & politics.

Universal Basic Income

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

Benefit Corporations

Can we better align shareholder value and mission value?

Command Line Interfaces

User interfaces in which you simply type what you want

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?

No-Stack Startups

No Stack Startups Companies built entirely on a tech stack that they didn't build and don't own.