Union Square Ventures
Is there anyone in tech in NYC who doesn’t know Union Square Ventures? Founded by Fred Wilson and Brad Burnham in 2003, the firm invests almost exclusively in Internet services that create large networks: USV believe that the irresistible economics of Internet networks will ultimately transform the entire global economy and continue to seek out opportunities to invest in that transformation.
Managing $1B across six funds, USV invest in companies from all over the world.
Date founded: 2003
Fred Wilson, Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Brad Burnham, Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Albert Wenger, Partner
John Buttrick, Partner
Andy Weissman, Partner
Current Investment Team Size: 8
Sector focus: Internet, Media and Entertainment, Food, Software, Games, Music, Science
Portfolio/Investments: 140+ (FourSquare, MeetUp, Kickstarter, Soundcloud, Twitter, Tumblr)