Fri.Oct 20, 2017

Rebecca Kaden

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

USV added a new partner today. Her name is Rebecca Kaden and she introduced herself to our world on the USV blog just now. Rebecca joins a team of fifteen people; our network team, our analysts, and our fantastic administrative team. We are all excited to have her join us. It took us a year to find the right person to add to our partnership. We have only added three people to our partnership in the fourteen-year history of USV.

We Will Miss You Matt

Feld Thoughts

Matt Bencke passed away yesterday. We put the above photo and note up on the Foundry Group site yesterday but I was still processing it and wasn’t ready to blog about it until this morning.

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