Come meet and talk with Venture Capitalist Brian Watson from Union Square Ventures. He will be there to answer questions and to speak with local Detroit Area Startups from 5-7pm. This event is hosted by the Detroit NewMe Community.
About Union Square Ventures:
Union Square Ventures (USV) is a New York City-based venture capital firm. We invest in internet services that disrupt existing industries including media (egTwitter), communication (eg Twilio), education (eg Codecademy), finance (eg Lending Club) and others (eg Etsy). You can find our entire portfolio and team members, at www.usv.com.
We’ve invested in many online networks that fit around our “thesis,” which we describe as our macro-level view about the Internet world. In short, USV invests in:
For more information on the USV investment thesis, check out this blog post at http://www.usv.com/2012/05/investment-thesis-usv.php .
About Brian Watson
Brian Watson has been a member of the investment team at Union Square Ventures since early 2012. Prior to Union Square Ventures, Brian worked at Organizing for America, Trendrr, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Gilt Groupe.
Brian graduated from Columbia with a B.S. in Engineering Management Systems, a degree that remixes traditional industrial engineering with economics and computer science.