USV 2022 Funds

Co-authored with Andy Weissman We are pleased to announce that we have raised two new funds: a $275M Core Fund and a $350M Opportunity Fund. The new funds will be our eighth early stage fund and our fourth opportunity fund, [...]  Read more

Shift EV

Transportation is the sector with the largest CO2 emissions, accounting for 37% of total CO2 emissions from end-use sectors globally. A crucial strategy for the reduction of those emissions is the electrification of transportation. In that regard it is exciting [...]  Read more


Co-authored by Rebecca Kaden Even with the explosion of new digital payment options over the last decade, there is still a wide gap between the B2C and B2B payment user experience. On the consumer side, buy now pay later (BNPL) [...]  Read more

2022 DEI Priorities

Diverse teams build better businesses1.  To further support this statement, we have found that aggregating data from 100+ scaling tech companies helps many of them level up their internal processes and support levers. For example, in 2020 we saw that [...]  Read more

Brilliant Planet

Co-authored by John Buttrick Of the world’s 2,000 largest public companies, at least 21% now have net-zero commitments. For most of these companies, even with significant emissions reduction, carbon offsetting will be essential to achieving their goals. In fact, all [...]  Read more

David Energy’s Series A

Co-authored by Rebecca Kaden Energy is a real-time commodities market.  The grid must balance supply and demand minute-by-minute to avoid blackouts or surges.  Big changes in supply (wind stops blowing) or demand (everyone turns on their AC) threaten to throw [...]  Read more