Accelerating Working Capital

As policy makers around the world seek to mitigate the economic shock from this pandemic, one less obvious but powerful place to look are working capital flows.Yes, we do need direct relief for small businesses like the forgivable PPP loans.

04/13/2020 - 11:38

Marketing During A Crisis

One of the most fascinating things I’ve been watching is how the 80 something USV portfolio companies are adjusting their marketing strategies during this pandemic.

04/14/2020 - 11:38

In Real Life

We call it IRL “In Real Life” in the tech sector. IRL is the opposite of the virtual reality/online worlds that we have been reading about in science fiction and slowly building over the past three decades.

04/16/2020 - 12:38

Funding Friday: NYC Covid Fund

We continue to be concerned about the most vulnerable among us and that is where we want to focus our giving right now. To that end, Give Directly has a NYC Covid Fund that will give funds directly to people.

04/17/2020 - 12:38

Timing, Luck, and Surviving

This moment we have been living through over the last two months has put pressure on many companies to figure out how to keep the lights on and stay in business.

04/28/2020 - 12:40

Merging Strengths Helps Founders Create Success

Kyle Shannon is a storyteller with a track record of success online. He knows how to translate a brand's story into an interactive environment. In 1995, Shannon co-founded and sold it to Omnicom. He left in 2002 to pursue other interests. 

04/29/2020 - 10:37