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UrbanSitter is a company that operates a childcare marketplace where parents and babysitters meet through shared connections. It is an online resource where parents go to find and book babysitters and nannies recommended by people they know.

HQSan Francisco, US
Employee Ratings5
Culture scoreA+

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Employees (est.) (May 2020)576(-1%)

Key People/Management at UrbanSitter

Neal Hansch

Neal Hansch

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

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UrbanSitter Office Locations

UrbanSitter has offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, Chapel Hill, Durham and in 3 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
268 Bush St, San Francisco
Atlanta, US
Atlanta, GA, USA
Chapel Hill, US
Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Durham, US
Durham, NC, USA
Portland, US
Portland, OR, USA
Raleigh, US
Raleigh, NC, USA
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UrbanSitter Financials and Metrics

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UrbanSitter total Funding

$40 m

UrbanSitter latest funding size

$17 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

UrbanSitter investors

UrbanSitter's latest funding round in October 2017 was reported to be $17 m. In total, UrbanSitter has raised $40 m
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UrbanSitter Online and Social Media Presence

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UrbanSitter Company Culture

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UrbanSitter News and Updates

The Mom Project Partners with UrbanSitter to Provide Moms Free Childcare to Attend Job Interviews

CHICAGO, Feb. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mom Project, the leading career destination for moms, today announced a new partnership with UrbanSitter, an online and mobile service that connects parents and babysitters through people they know, which will give moms access to free babysitting...

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…

UrbanSitter Blogs

Keeping Families and Caregivers Healthy

Family and sitter health is top priority for the UrbanSitter community.   With concerns over Coronavirus increasing and school closures happening around the country, we wanted to remind our community of the following: We are encouraging open communication regarding family and sitter health status. S…

Protected: 2020 Babysitting Rates & Childcare Costs Study

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: 2020 Babysitting Rates & Childcare Costs Study appeared first on UrbanSitter.

An Interview with CEO and Founder of Emi

Aya Takeuchi is the CEO and Founder of Emi, a technology company on a mission to help people maintain happy and meaningful relationships in a busy world.  1. Parents often use Valentine’s Day as a date night to reconnect, what are your tips for making the most of connection time? The most obvious on…

UrbanSitter CEO Featured on Emi

#EmiTogether: Lynn Perkins, CEO of Urbansitter on carving out quality time with her partner Our interviewee today: As our first guest interviewee, we’re very excited to have Lynn Perkins, co-founder and CEO of Urbansitter, an app and website that’s making it easier than ever for parents to find, boo…

10 Babysitting Tips to Make You the Best Sitter Ever

The best babysitters in your area have regular clients, earn a great hourly rate and take pride in what they do. The good news is that elevating your level of service may be easier to do than you may think. Incorporate these tips our sitters tell us makes them successful in your efforts to be […] Th…

7 Tips For Hiring An After-School Sitter Or Nanny

Good after school nannies are difficult to find. Without the right hiring and screening process completed upfront, you may rely partially on luck to locate the right caregiver for your children. To improve your efforts to hire a qualified, caring nanny, incorporate these tips into your efforts. Prep…
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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 576 employees.

  • Who are UrbanSitter competitors?

    Competitors of UrbanSitter include Dapple, Outschool and Happiest Baby.

  • Where is UrbanSitter headquarters?

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

  • Where are UrbanSitter offices?

    UrbanSitter has offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, Chapel Hill, Durham and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does UrbanSitter have?

    UrbanSitter has 7 offices.