Union Square Ventures

Union Square Ventures is a venture capital firm focused on early stage, growth capital, late stage, and startup financing. The Firm exclusively invests in the internet world, focusing on the applications layer of the web, internet services, and web services that create large networks as well as the mobile sector. Most of its invested companies are based in New York, San Francisco, London, or Berlin, and most places in between. It typically makes a starting investment in portfolio companies of $1 million. In certain Series Around cases, the Firm may make a starting investment between $2.5 million to $3 million. It typically invests up to $20 million in any single company.

TypeInvestor
HQNew York, US
Founded2004
Size (employees)15 (est)
Websiteusv.com
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
Union Square Ventures was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in New York, US

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Key People/Management at Union Square Ventures

Rebecca Kaden

Rebecca Kaden

General Partner
John Buttrick

John Buttrick

Partner
Albert Wenger

Albert Wenger

Partner
Brad Burnham

Brad Burnham

Partner
Fred Wilson

Fred Wilson

Partner
Andy Weissman

Andy Weissman

Partner
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Union Square Ventures Office Locations

Union Square Ventures has an office in New York
New York, US (HQ)
915 Broadway 19th Floor
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Union Square Ventures News and Updates

Wren, A Y Combinator Carbon Offset Startup, Raises $1.5M From Union Square Ventures And Paul Graham To Empower Individuals Building A Greener Planet

Three USC students have banded together to empower individuals to offset their carbon footprint through financially supporting environmental initiatives.

Union Square Ventures leads legal tech startup Juro’s $5M Series A

Juro, a UK startup that’s using machine learning tech and user-centric design to do for contracts what Typeform does for online forms, has caught the eye of Union Square Ventures. The New York-based fund leads a $5 million Series A investment that’s being announced this morning. Also participating i…

Patch Homes Raises $5 Million Series A Led by Union Square Ventures

Establishes long-term financing partner to help more homeowners unlock their home equity

Venture Capital Investment 2019 Global Market Key Players – Accel, Benchmark Capital, First Round Capital, Lowercase Capital, Sequoia Capital, Union Square Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz.....

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Rebecca Kaden joins Union Square Ventures as GP

Union Square Ventures has added Rebecca Kaden as a general partner. Kaden joins New York-based USV from Maveron in Seattle, where she was also a general partner. Kaden posted in a USV blog that she is excited to return to her hometown of New York and the local entrepreneurial ecosystem. "Coming home…

Rebecca Kaden joins Union Square Ventures as general partner

 Rebecca Kaden has announced that she’s leaving Maveron to join Union Square Ventures as a general partner on the investment team. She’ll be the first female partner at USV. She said that her faith in the team and also a return to her native NYC were motivating factors in joining the firm. Read More

Union Square Ventures Online and Social Media Presence

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Union Square Ventures Blogs

Fear is the Mind-Killer

We have reached the stage in the devolution of our democracy where people have become afraid. Not in the overt, trembling with fear way, but in the semi-conscious, easily suppressed, but no less potent one. If I say something now, what happens if Trump stays in power? Will my company (or portfolio c…

Universal Access and Choice

Our current investing thesis at USV is about expanding access to knowledge, wellness, and capital. We believe that these are core human needs and that opening up access to them is both good for society and also good business. Our approach to these challenges is centered on lowering the costs of thes…

No Wasted Footsteps

This summer, we moved into a new house. Moving is a lot of work. As part of moving out of our old house, we got rid of a lot of junk that we had accumulated over the years. We ended up working with the amazing Dave O’Rourke of Spaceback . As Dave and I were […] The post No Wasted Footsteps appeared …

Stablecoin Adoption Revisited

I saw that the SEC and the OCC issued guidance on fiat backed stablecoins yesterday. Better late than never. Because fiat backed stablecoins are seeing significant adoption this year. I wrote a post about stablecoin adoption in June in which I said this: I was perusing the crypto markets today and n…

Fighting the Climate Crisis is the Most Pro-Progress Program

There are still people out there who seem to believe that fighting the climate crisis is somehow in opposition to progress. That it will hold the economy back. The exact opposite is the case. Fighting the climate crisis is the most pro-progress program we can embark on. Driving an EV is a superior e…

Rebuilding NYC

The Gotham Gal and I spent a good part of saturday walking around NYC. At one point, we walked through the massive and amazing Chelsea Piers complex and saw this plaque: Think about that. In one four year period, the New York Public Library, Grand Central, the subway, the Queensboro and Manhattan br…
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Union Square Ventures Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Union Square Ventures founded?

    Union Square Ventures was founded in 2004.

  • Who are Union Square Ventures key executives?

    Union Square Ventures's key executives are Rebecca Kaden, John Buttrick and Albert Wenger.

  • How many employees does Union Square Ventures have?

    Union Square Ventures has 15 employees.

  • Where is Union Square Ventures headquarters?

    Union Square Ventures headquarters is located at 915 Broadway 19th Floor, New York.

  • Where are Union Square Ventures offices?

    Union Square Ventures has an office in New York.

  • How many offices does Union Square Ventures have?

    Union Square Ventures has 1 office.