UrbanSitter

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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.

TypePrivate
Founded2010
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websiteurbansitter.com
Employee Ratings4.4
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2021)479(-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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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, Atlanta, Chapel Hill, Durham and in 3 other locations
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
268 Bush St, San Francisco
Atlanta, GA, US
Atlanta, GA, USA
Chapel Hill, NC, US
Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Durham, NC, US
Durham, NC, USA
Portland, OR, US
Portland, OR, USA
Raleigh, NC, US
Raleigh, NC, USA
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UrbanSitter Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2010

UrbanSitter total Funding

$40 m

UrbanSitter latest funding size

$17 m

Time since last funding

4 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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

79/100

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UrbanSitter Online and Social Media Presence

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UrbanSitter Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    91/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    98/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    85/100

  • Diversity

    A+

    93/100

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UrbanSitter News and Updates

UrbanSitter Chooses Collective Go To Help Facilitate Safer Childcare For Families

San Francisco, July 15, 2020 — UrbanSitter, an online and mobile service that enables parents and caregivers to connect through people they know, today announced it would roll out Collective Go™, Collective Health’s comprehensive solution for COVID-19 screening, testing, and monitoring.read more

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

How to find a sitter for your pandemic pod

With many schools going online-only or adopting staggered schedules with distance learning days, some families are banding together to form at-home “pandemic pods” to provide child care, structure, socialization and educational help for their pod of children. Here are a few tips to finding a pod sit…

Balancing Child Care & Work In The Age Of COVID – Infographic

One thing we have learned over the past few months is that child care is essential for working parents, but it hasn’t been treated that way during the COVID-19 pandemic. Parents all across America are struggling to find a balance between working productively and managing the safety, socialization an…

Balancing Child Care & Work In The Age Of COVID – Infographic

One thing we have learned over the past few months is that child care is essential for working parents, but it hasn’t been treated that way during the COVID-19 pandemic. Parents all across America are struggling to find a balance between working productively and managing the safety, socialization an…

Introducing COVID-19 Test Monitoring & Symptom Checking

At UrbanSitter, we are continuing to prioritize the health and safety of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. To help parents and sitters work more confidently together, we’re partnering with Collective Go™, a comprehensive solution for COVID-19 screening, testing, and monitoring. Testing, sc…

Introducing pet sitting!

Exciting news! UrbanSitter now offers pet sitting for dogs, cats and your other lovable animals (birds, hamsters, even snakes!). To book pet sitting, join UrbanSitter now and filter your search to find sitters who will pet sit dogs, cats or other pets. You’ll see a section on every sitter’s profile …

Tips for hiring a babysitter during the pandemic

Considering hiring a babysitter or nanny during the coronavirus pandemic, but not sure how to do so safely? Here we share some best practices to evaluate the viability of an in-person childcare relationship and how to manage that relationship moving forward. Best Practices for Hiring Childcare durin…
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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 479 employees.

  • Who are UrbanSitter competitors?

    Competitors of UrbanSitter include Care.com, 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.