Urban Us is a microventure capital company in Brooklyn, New York that is an early-stage investor of startups. It re-imagines cities and supports founders from product launch to global growth. Founded in 2013 by Shaun Abrahamson and Stonly Baptiste, it invests in debt, private equity, seed,and ventures. The company typically invests in seed, Series A, convertible notes, Series B and other ventures. Its portfolio companies include Urbint, Bowery Farming, Toggle, Sapient Industries and Covetool.
Urban Us invests in companies within the real estate, public safety, transport, logistics, water, energy, waste, air quality, construction, architecture, internet connectivity and local government sectors. These companies help re-design cities for 80% lower green-house gas emissions. They also work with pre-seed companies through URBAN-X, in partnership with BMW/MINI.
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