UrbanSitter uses members' existing networks to match families with babysitters. Babysitters post their credentials and availability. Parents search and book sitters online. Parents share their enthusiasm for sitters by writing reviews. The use of Facebook Connect and affiliation groups creates community and trusted networks between families and sitters.

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TypePrivate
HQSan Francisco, US
Founded2010
Size (employees)622 (est)
Websiteurbansitter.com
UrbanSitter was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at UrbanSitter

Neal Hansch

Neal Hansch

Investor
Daisy Downs

Daisy Downs

Co-Founder & VP of Marketing
Andrea Barrett

Andrea Barrett

VP of Product & Co-Founder
Lauren Hahn

Lauren Hahn

Director of Marketing
Scott Hintz

Scott Hintz

Investor
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UrbanSitter Office Locations

UrbanSitter has offices in San Francisco, Seattle, San Diego, Sacramento and in 13 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
268 Bush Street
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UrbanSitter Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2010

UrbanSitter total Funding

$40.2 m

UrbanSitter latest funding size

$17 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

UrbanSitter investors

UrbanSitter's latest funding round in October 2017 was reported to be $17 m. In total, UrbanSitter has raised $40.2 m
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UrbanSitter Online and Social Media Presence

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UrbanSitter News and Updates

UrbanSitter lands $17 mln Series C in AVP-led round

San Francisco-based UrbanSitter, a service that helps parents book babysitters, has secured $17 million in Series C funding. Advance Venture Partners led the round with participation from return backers Canaan Partners, Aspect Ventures, DBL Investors, First Round Capital, Menlo Ventures, Shatter Fun…
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UrbanSitter Blogs

Top 10 Last Minute Halloween Costumes For Kids

Did Halloween sneak up on you? Are you now realizing that it is less than a week away and your kids still don’t have a costume? We totally get it. Sometimes life happens and things fall through the cracks. Have no fear. We have pulled together our favorite kid’s costumes and the best part is, […] Th…

5 Ways to Elevate Date Night: Dallas Edition

Looking for a reason to book a babysitter this weekend? Running out of date night ideas or getting bored of the same old date night routine? Have no fear Dallas parents. Not only can we help you find your dream babysitter but we also pulled together 5 fun ways that you can take your date night […] T…

Back to School Child Care…What Kind is Right For You?

The new school year is around the corner which means the leisurely summer routine is about to shift. From morning drop-offs, back to school nights and after school activities, the back to school hustle can leave you scrambling to get it all done and juggling a lot of different schedules. Not sure wh…

UrbanSitter Platform Basics for Sitters

Learn how UrbanSitter works, tips for landing your first job, and how to maximize your opportunities on the site! Read on, then take an optional short quiz afterward. How Parents Use Urbansitter  Parents can either post a job or search by specific date and time to find sitters.  To boost your chance…

Announcing our new partnership with Maven, family healthcare on-demand

At UrbanSitter, we celebrate parents who take care of their kids and themselves. That’s why we’re excited to announce our partnership with Maven, a go-to app for all family health needs—from on-demand video chats with pregnancy, postpartum, and pediatric specialists to a personal care concierge that…

7 Reasons to Book a Babysitter This Summer

Why is summer a great time to book a babysitter? Read on to find out:    1. School’s Out For Summer! Summer break is here, which means a whole new schedule for the whole family. Make the transition easier for everyone with a summer sitter or nanny to help with the new routine. Part-time, full-time, …

UrbanSitter Company Life and Culture

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UrbanSitter Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was UrbanSitter founded?

    UrbanSitter was founded in 2010.

  • Who are UrbanSitter key executives?

    UrbanSitter's key executives are Neal Hansch, Daisy Downs and Andrea Barrett.

  • How many employees does UrbanSitter have?

    UrbanSitter has 622 employees.

  • Who are UrbanSitter competitors?

    Competitors of UrbanSitter include Happiest Baby, TaEmBe and Binti.

  • Where is UrbanSitter headquarters?

    UrbanSitter headquarters is located at 268 Bush Street, San Francisco.

  • Where are UrbanSitter offices?

    UrbanSitter has offices in San Francisco, Seattle, San Diego, Sacramento and in 13 other locations.

  • How many offices does UrbanSitter have?

    UrbanSitter has 17 offices.