USV Analyst Program 2022

As we pre-announced a week ago, the time has come again for a new USV analyst cohort. This blog post lays out what the USV analyst program is and how you apply for it, including FAQs that we will update [...]  Read more


Co-authored by Albert Wenger. Geothermal energy is a vastly underdeveloped resource relative to its potential; just 0.1% of the Earth’s heat content could supply humanity’s total energy needs for two million years. It is also a great source of reliable, [...]  Read more

Ghost’s Series A

Co-authored by Rebecca Kaden Excess inventory is one of the worst-kept secrets in ecommerce.  Brands overproduce more than $500B of goods annually.  In categories like cosmetics, less than 50% of inventory is sold within a 12-month window.   Source: Shopify For [...]  Read more


Co-authored with Nick Grossman Transportation, including road, rail, air, and marine, has a greater reliance on fossil fuels than any other sector. It accounts for 37% of CO2 emissions from end-uses. Electrification has been the preferred strategy to decarbonize small [...]  Read more

Investing in Climate Adaptation

Co-authored by Hanel Baveja, Mona Alsubaei The USV Climate Fund is focused on companies that provide mitigation for, or adaptation to, the climate crisis.   Mitigation means drawdown of existing greenhouse gasses and reducing future emissions.  For example, sequestering carbon with [...]  Read more