USVP

USVP

USVP or U.S. Venture Partners is a VC firm investing in SaaS, cloud, security, consumer, healthcare technology companies.

Founded in 1981, U.S. Venture Partners (USVP) is a venture capital firm based in Menlo Park, California. The firm seeks to invest through early-stage investing in the enterprise software, information technology, security, consumer internet, mobile, e-commerce, healthcare, and information technology-enabled healthcare services sectors.

Investment

USVP has partnered with entrepreneurs to grow their ideas into companies. USVP has invested in over 400 companies spanning three decades, including: Box, Castlight Health, Check Point Software, Concur, GoPro, Guidewire Software, Hellosign, Heartflow, HotelTonight, Imperva, InsideSales.com, Inspire Medical, Intersect ENT, Omada Health, Prevoty, SanDisk, Sun Microsystems, Trunk Club, Threatmetrix, Trusteer, Yammer, and Zerto.

USVP focuses on early-stage start-ups. The USVP team consists of former entrepreneurs, technologists, corporate executives, and financial professionals who assist with strategy, scaling, team building, product development, and business development.

Timeline

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
Box (company)

A cloud content management company. It was founded in 2005 and has headquarters located in Redwood City, California.

Zerto is an enterprise software company.

Human Interest (formerly Captain 401) is a company that participated in the S15 cohort of Y Combinator. It offers 401(k) retirement plans for small businesses and startups. It was founded in 2015 and is located in San Francisco, California.

Chute is a company that provides a visual-marketing platform. It participated in the W12 cohort of Y Combinator.

Omada Health is a San Francisco-based company.

PLUMgrid is a Santa Clara, California-based company founded by Sushil Singh.

ThreatMetrix is a San Jose, California-based cybersecurity company developing an integrated digital identity platform to reduce transaction friction.

Insidesales.com is a company designing and develops sales automation platforms.

Children's clothes company based in New York City.

Redwood Systems is an Hickory, North Carolina-based company.

Neuros Medical is a Willoughby, Ohio-based company founded in 2008 by Jon J. Snyder.

A software company offering a pilotless, AI security solution for commercial applications.

Happy Returns developed a software platform for online retail shopping and omni-channel returns.

Silverback Therapeutics is a Seattle-based consumer biotechnology company founded in 2016.

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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
U.S. Venture Partners XII, L.P.
300,000,000
March 28, 2018
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People

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Role
LinkedIn

Casey Tansey

General Partner

Dafina Toncheva

General Partner

Dale Holladay

Chief Financial Officer

Irwin Federman

Senior Advisor

Jacques Benkoski

Partner

Jon Root

General Partner

Mike Maher

Advisor

Phil Young

Advisor

Rick Lewis

General Partner

Steve Krausz

General Partner

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