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Union Square Ventures (USV)
Business Description

Founded in 2003, Union Square Ventures is a small collegial partnership that manages over $1B across seven funds based in New York. It exclusively invests in the internet world, focusing on the applications layer of the web, internet services, and web services that create large networks, and mobile sector. The firm is stage-agnostic focusing on stages from web delivered technology startups to late stage investments. It seeks to primarily invest in companies based in the 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 A round cases, the firm may make a starting investment b...

  • Investor TypeVenture Capital firm
  • Blockchain Portfolio-
  • Latest Funding TypeSeries A
  • Token Name (Symbol)-
  • Legal NameUnion Square Ventures, LLC
  • Operating StatusActive
  • Founded2003
  • Employee Count1-50
  • Subsidiary of-
  • Formerly Known As-
Funding rounds
Deal DateTarget NameDeal TypeIndustry SectorHQ CountryDeal Size
24 Oct 2018
Algorand
Series A
Enterprise Software
United States
$62,000,000
21 Mar 2018
CryptoKitties
Series A
Decentralized Apps
-
$12,000,000
13 Mar 2018
OB1 (OpenBazaar)
Series A
E-Commerce
-
$5,000,000
15 Feb 2018
Algorand
Seed / Angel
Enterprise Software
United States
$4,000,000
05 Jan 2018
Blockstack
Series A
Blockchain Infrastructure
United States
$4,000,000
22 Dec 2017
PROPS
Token Generation Event
Social Network
United States
$25,000,000
04 Dec 2017
Blockstack
Token Generation Event
Blockchain Infrastructure
United States
$52,800,000
08 Sep 2017
Filecoin
Token Generation Event
Computing & Data Management
-
$205,800,000
11 Dec 2016
OB1 (OpenBazaar)
Seed / Angel
E-Commerce
-
$3,000,000
04 Jun 2016
Mediachain
Seed / Angel
Intellectual Property
-
$1,500,000
11 Jun 2015
OB1 (OpenBazaar)
Other
E-Commerce
-
$1,010,000
20 Jan 2015
Coinbase
Series C
FinTech
United States
$75,000,000
19 Nov 2014
Kik
Series C
Communication Software
United States
$38,300,000
07 May 2013
Coinbase
Series A
FinTech
United States
$5,000,000
07 Mar 2011
Kik
Series A
Communication Software
United States
$8,000,000
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Executive team
Executive NameTitleCountryCitySocials
Albert Wenger
Managing Partner
United States
New York
Andrew Weissman
Managing Partner
United States
New York
Brad Burnham
Partner
United States
New York
Fred Wilson
Managing Partner
United States
New York
John Buttrick
General Partner
United States
New York
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Headquarters