2020 Analyst Recruiting is Complete!

After reviewing 345 applications, interviewing 30 candidates, and inviting 11 to meet us in person, we are excited to announce that we have 3 incredible analysts joining USV in the coming weeks. We recognize that our process is a bit [...]  Read more


We have known Justworks founder Isaac Oates since he led the creation of Etsy's payment system a decade ago. When Isaac left Etsy and started Justworks, we were not sure his company fit into our network thesis and so we [...]  Read more

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


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


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