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

Urban Us is now Third Sphere

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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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Jul 6

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Jul 6

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Jul 1

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Jun 23

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