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USV and the Climate Crisis

As we start a new decade it is worth examining our investment thesis. We continue to be convinced that our current focus on broadening access to knowledge, capital and wellbeing will help us surface promising opportunities. There is, however, also [...]  Read more

Leap

When USV started looking closely at the energy sector, we were excited to find networks on multiple levels: at the grid level, a network of electrons; at the market level, a network of transactions and financial products; and at the [...]  Read more

Wren

We are excited to be welcoming Wren to the USV portfolio. We first came across Wren while navigating the confusing process of purchasing carbon offsets for our firm’s travel. We found Wren to be one of the most clear and [...]  Read more

CoverWallet, now an Aon company

Last week CoverWallet, one of our portfolio companies, was acquired by Aon, one of the world’s leading companies focused on insurance. CoverWallet was launched in early 2016 by its co-founders Inaki and Rashmi to reinvent commercial insurance by leveraging technology, [...]  Read more

Juro

When I was at law school in a prior life, Contracts was one of my favorite classes. The cases were filled with colorful stories of people who thought they had an agreement but didn’t, or ended up with an agreement [...]  Read more