We support founders who turn theory into action as they work to build a better world for everyone

Urban Us is now Third Sphere

Read more about our brand upgrade here

Impact reaching beyond the surface

We fundamentally reshape broken global systems by connecting the best people reimagining our world to resources and each other.

We use early stage capital to upgrade systems. That starts with finding the sectors currently not working with consideration for people, businesses, or general public responsibility - everything from infrastructure to supply chains. Because ensuring our future takes more than reducing carbon emissions.

We use early stage capital to upgrade systems. That starts with finding the sectors currently not working with consideration for people, businesses, or general public responsibility - everything from infrastructure to supply chains. Because ensuring our future takes more than reducing carbon emissions.

Work with Third Sphere Portfolio Companies: 500+ jobs open

Hello Third Sphere. Farewell Urban Us.

We share what we learned during the pandemic and introduce our new brand and platform. We will also offer some ways we might work together to serve founders.

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A Brief History of Urban Us: How We Got to Now

From an event at the start of 2014 focused on cities and climate, to the leading early stage climate-focused platform in 2021.

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How It’s Going — Week 364 (7 Years)

After seven years, our first fund’s performance is ranked in the top quartile of funds and our second is in the top decile. But what about impact? We asked our founders.

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Feb 2

Congrats Vince Romanin. It was always clear to you that we had the technology, but what was non-obvious were things like installing window AC units or the costs and uncertainties of installing mini-split units. https://t.co/xAgooMRQlJ

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Jan 31

RT @JackFritzinger Watching climate companies get started is inspiring! Watching them struggle to find resources and communities that can…

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Jan 30

RT @chamath Love that @AkshatRathi @chamath previously talked #climatetech investing, so they get straight after it. Wish more climate in…

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Jan 27

RT @metalmark_xyz Proud to have invested in @metalmark_xyz founded by Sissi Liu, Dr. Tanya Shirman, and Dr. Elijah Shirman, Sissi Liu in 2017…

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Jan 26

RT @ezragoldman Upshift is raising capital, and now anyone can participate. Introducing Upshift’s community round. https://t.co/MJ9QndWMZW

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Jan 26

RT @gokiwibot If you know us, you’ll know Kiwibot’s primary purpose is being a delivery robot, but the possibilities for last-mile demand…