Recent Press:

USA Today
10 top tech gadgets and apps for frazzled parents

CBS This Morning
UrbanSitter app gives birth to new child care idea

The Wall Street Journal
What's in Your Bag? With Lynn Perkins

HuffPost Parents
How to Know If It's Time to Find a New Nanny

Parenting
Navigating Babysitting Websites

HuffPost Parents
5 Activities You Never Imagined Your Babysitter Could Do With Your Child

TechCrunch
UrbanSitter Raises $15M To Harness The Power Of Social Recommendations In Child Care

Businessweek
Baby-Sitting Marketplace UrbanSitter Raises $15 Million

Women 2.0
Motherhood and the Evolving Pursuit of Balance

San Francisco Business Times
UrbanSitter CEO talks about busiest day of the year

CNBC
Get ready for Craigslist: The next generation

Huffington Post Parents
5 Fun Ways to Exercise With Kids

Parade
Affordable Holiday Gift Ideas for Pets, Tots, and the Young-at-Heart

San Francisco Business Times
UrbanSitter lets parents out to play

Huffington Post Parents
7 Secrets Babysitters Would Rather Not Keep

Tech Cocktail
15 Female Entrepreneurs You Should Know About (But Probably Don’t)

Huffington Post
How to Survive the Holiday Season? Book a Sitter

Daily Mail
Those are some expensive wish lists! How a fifth of parents will spend up to $500 on each child this Christmas

Women 2.0
Entrepreneurship Takes A Village Too

Huffington Post Parents
Things Every New Mom Should Know (But No One Tells You)

Upstart Biz Journal
Date night? UrbanSitter's mom CEO has your friend-approved babysitters

Women 2.0
UrbanSitter Hires Pandora Exec

Mashable
6 Online Reservation Services to Bookmark Now

YFS
12 Business Leaders Share Incredible Advice for Women Entrepreneurs

The Wall Street Journal
The Daily Startup: Accela to Help With Online Access to Government

All Things D
Former Pandora Exec Jessica Steel Named President of UrbanSitter

MomFair
MomFair LA 2013: Lynn Perkins of UrbanSitter

Huffington Post Parents
Assume Nothing! The Top 5 Reminders You Really Should Give Your Babysitter

BusinessWeek
Six Time-Saving Business Tips

Inc. Magazine
The Fantastic, Dystopian Future of Social Networking

Upstart
Kate Middleton should check out these baby startups

Mom Trends
Parenting "Hot Topics" from UrbanSitter

FOX 5 News
Finding Child Care Online

Apartment Therapy
5 Helpful Everyday Task Services You Can Beckon Via App or Online

MarketingProfs
The Mom Market Is Tougher Than You Think

Pregnancy Magazine
UrbanSitter – an Online Booking Network for Babysitters

Boston Globe
In era of stalled wages, baby sitters surging ahead

Fox25
CEO of UrbanSitter Lynn Perkins Discusses Babysitting Rates

Huffington Post
10 Simple Solutions for the Time-Starved Single Mom

Investor's Business Daily
Big Geographic Expansion Works Best By Starting Small

Forbes
UrbanSitter Looks To Spread To Atlanta And Austin

TIME
Need a Babysitter in a Pinch? There’s an App for That

Huffington Post
5 Moms Who Launched A Business After Having A Kid

CNN
Digital adventures in babysitting

San Jose Mercury News
UrbanSitter, other sites help parents find caregivers for their kids

SFGate/Chronicle
San Francisco has highest babysitting rates in the country

NBC Bay Area
San Francisco Most Expensive Place to Find a Babysitter

All Facebook
CASE STUDY: Using Facebook To Connect Babysitters With Families

Huffington Post
How Much To Pay A Babysitter: Average Babysitting Rates Throughout U.S.

Parade.com
4 Websites for Earning Extra Cash

Huffington Post
Bay Area Babysitters Earn The Highest Payments Of Any Others In America

7x7
UrbanSitter Expands its Internet Babysitting Footprint

Huffington Post
UrbanSitter.com CEO Lynn Perkins Disrups The Babysitting Business

Huffington Post
Parents' Guide to a Great Valentine's Day Date

Today Digital Life
Tech to keep your love alive

Mompreneur on Everyday Family
UrbanSitter Lets Locals and Friends Recommend Your Next Child Care Provider

Huffington Post
How to Snag a Sitter on New Year's Eve

Today Moms
Babysitter wars: What desperate parents will do to snag a sitter for New Year's Eve

Bloomberg TV
The Growing and Profitable Baby Economy

Huffington Post (infographic)
Babysitter Gifts And Nanny Bonuses: What Should You Give For The Holidays?

Chicago Tribune
Sizing up a sitter

New York Post
Meet the super sitters

Reuters
Sandy's victims could spend billions out of pocket

WPIX New York (video)
UrbanSitter.com Helps Busy Parents Find Babysitters

Forbes
Finding A Babysitter Online: Too Risky?

Parents.com
4 Ways to Find Fantastic Sitters

Profile Magazine
Nanny 911

Baby Center
Which sitter is right for your family?

GalTime
How to Stay Organized After School Starts

YFS Magazine
Four Parent-preneurs Launch the OpenTable of Online Babysitting Services

Wired
Bringing Babysitting Into the iPhone Era

The Wall Street Journal
The Queen of All Babysitters

PandoDaily
Kid Driving You Nuts Right Now? UrbanSitter Has a New App for That

Parade Magazine
5 Things To Know Before You Hire a New Babysitter

GalTime
Infographic: What Babysitters & Parents Really Think!

5 Minutes for Mom
UrbanSitter Gets an Inside Scoop on What Parents and Babysitters Really Think

GigaOm
Babysitting 2.0: Credit-card payments and Online Bookings

Today's Parent
Are you paying your babysitter too much?

Daily Mail
How much are your children worth? America's high babysitting costs revealed... and New York is paying the price

Mommyish
Use This Babysitter Infographic As Your Summer Travel Sitter Rate Guide

Today on MSNBC
Babysitting costs dent wallet, especially in New York

Huffington Post
Babysitting Rates: What's The Hourly Rate For A Babysitter In Your City? (INFOGRAPHIC)

Entrepreneur magazine
Mom's Startup Success Story: 'OpenTable' Reservation Service for Babysitters

Bloomberg - BusinessWeek
The Pitch: UrbanSitter

San Francisco Chronicle
UrbanSitter Matches Parents with Caregivers Online

Mashable
UrbanSitter Helps You Find and Book Babysitters Online

The Next Web
UrbanSitter Leverages Your Social Graph to Find You a Trustworthy Babysitter

All Things D
UrbanSitter’s Social Babysitting Service Granted $1.75 Million in Allowance
UrbanSitter Puts Finding a Babysitter Into Social Context

San Diego Living
Video: Find a Babysitter You Can Trust

7x7
UrbanSitter Connects Parents With Babysitters Via Social Web

Daily Candy
A New Social Media Babysitter Service

Wall Street Journal
Video: A Social Approach to Finding a Baby-Sitter

Press Releases:

October 15, 2012
UrbanSitter Secures $6 Million in Series A Round

October 2, 2012
Booking a Babysitter Goes Mobile with UrbanSitter App

June 19, 2012
UrbanSitter Triples Parent Membership and Increases Bookings 500 Percent since January

January 31, 2012
UrbanSitter Raises $1.75 Million in Seed Funding; Expands to Nine New Markets

September 28, 2011
UrbanSitter Makes Booking a Trusted Babysitter as Easy as Booking Dinner Reservations