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UrbanSitter 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 Ratings4.8

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)623

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, Seattle, San Diego, Sacramento and in 13 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
268 Bush St, San Francisco
Atlanta, US
Atlanta, GA, USA
Austin, US
Austin, TX, USA
Boston, US
Boston, MA, USA
Chapel Hill, US
Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Chicago, US
Chicago, IL, USA
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UrbanSitter Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


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

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…
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UrbanSitter Blogs

How To Make Early Allergen Introduction Easy for Parents & Sitters

Special guest post from the allergen experts at Ready, Set, Food! Did you know that every baby is at risk for food allergies? New research shows that every baby is at risk for food allergies regardless of family history — in fact, over 50% of children with food allergies have no family history. In a…

Simple St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

As luck would have it, there are oodles of St. Patty’s Day crafts to keep your kids happily entertained. We’ve rounded up 10 of our favorites that are just right for little ones. Simple St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids Rainbow Streamers A simple craft made from a paper plate, paints and tissue pape…

7 Reasons to Book a Babysitter This Spring

Why is Spring is a great time to book a babysitter? Read on to find out: 1.   Spring cleaning. Think of all you could accomplish without your usual distractions. Not sure where to start? Check out Over 100 Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks from How Does She? and the room-by-room checklist from the Huf…

12 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Your Kids

Not sure how to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your little sweethearts? Here are 12 fun ways to make the day special for all of you: Make memorable meals. Holidays offer ideal opportunities to create traditions your kids will remember for life. Create signature dishes you have every Valentine’s Day …

5 Simple New Year’s Resolutions for Busy Parents

Now is your chance to freshen up those good intentions and commit to making positive changes for yourself and your family. These simple, yet effective New Year’s resolutions will help to make 2019 a healthier, happier, better balanced year. We promise these are all totally doable – no Herculean effo…

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…
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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 623 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 St, San Francisco, 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.