Recent Press:

How to Banish Mom Guilt This Holiday Season

7 Mistakes That Are Holding Female Entrepreneurs Back

Chicago Tribune
5 Tips for navigating online baby-sitting services

3 Tips for Helping Kids Get a Good Night’s Sleep

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
7 Ways Broke College Students Can Make Extra Cash

Huffington Post
What the Rise of the Freelance Economy Means for the Future of Work

10 tips for running a profitable subscription-based business

The Hill
Protecting the freedoms of the sharing economy

CopyCat Chic
36 Hours - Portland, Oregon

Tips for Raising a Well-Rounded Athlete Who Doesn't Burn Out Before Puberty

Market Watch
Do I have to tip my babysitter?
Celebrate National Nanny Recognition Week

6 Ways Technology Can Help When Your Kid Is Sick

How to Delegate Like a Boss
UrbanSitter's 2015 Back to School Survey

The Baby-Sitters Club' In 2015 Would Be So Different, Because Cell Phones Would Change Everything

Huffington Post
10 Signs That You're Ready for the Kids to Go Back to School
Tips for Surviving Spring Break as a Family

Inside Hook
6 Essential Super Bowl Secrets
The TODAY Parenting Team guide to bringing home baby: 109 things we wish we'd known

Street Fight
6 Hyperlocal Services For Booking a Babysitter

News 12 Brooklyn
Word on the Street: Baby-sitting rates

Huffington Post
9 Cell Phone Rules to Share with Your Sitter

Hint Mama
Today’s Hint: 3 Money-Saving Strategies for Paying Babysitters & UrbanSitter Giveaway
What Should I Pay a Babysitter?

You Should Google Everyone, Even Your Therapist

Today Parenting
Life (and Parenting): A Series of Trial & Error

SF Gate
13 things that have made San Francisco a better place for families

Wall Street Journal
There’s an Uber for Everything Now

Upstart Business Journal
After first funding firms themselves, VCs Jennifer Fonstad, Theresia Gouw raise $150M

Silicon Valley Business Journal
VCs Jennifer Fonstad, Theresia Gouw raise $150M for Aspect Ventures' first fund

Aspect Ventures, a woman-led VC, raises $150 million fund

Aspect Ventures raises $150 million for first fund

On-demand apps are riding a huge wave of investments
10 Summer Safety Tips to Share with Your Babysitter

Huffington Post
Tips for Leaving Kids Home Alone (Without Going Crazy With Worry)

Upstart Business Journal
VC Theresia Gouw: Backing diversity is more than funding female founders

Today Parenting
​Motherhood and the Forgetful Stuff

Tech Crunch
Google Debuts App Invites, A More Personalized System For Inviting Friends To Try Apps

San Francisco Magazine
The Best Places for a Helping Hand in 2015

Upstart Business Journal
This founder is bringing child care to an on-demand world
Who’s the Right Nanny for Your Family?

3 Parenting Hacks to Guarantee Your Kids Have an Awesome Summer

Huffington Post
How to Deal When the Kids Like Their Nanny More than You

CBS SF Bay Area
Ask A Bay Area Expert: How To Find The Perfect Babysitter

Market Watch
How should we split baby sitting costs with our friends?

NY Metro Parents
Don't Make These 5 Common Childcare Blunders

Huffington Post
How to Enjoy Valentine's Day When You're a Single Parent

How Your Smartphone Can be Your Wingman This Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day apps make date-night planning simple
How to Get Kids to and from Summer Camps Without Losing Your Sanity or Your Job

Why you need to plan Valentine's Day right now

The Rise of Moms as Technology Entrepreneurs

6 Essential Super Bowl Secrets

Inc. Magazine
There's an Uber for that

TimeOut Chicago Kids
What to do with your kids when school is canceled

A Cup of Jo
How to outsource your life

Tips on finding a babysitter for New Year’s Eve

USA Today
Tech treats to spoil yourself this season

Tipping During Holiday Season

Huffington Post
How a Sitter Can Be the Key to Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions

San Francisco Business Times
Holiday Gift Guide 2014
Your Top 3 Questions About Hiring a Babysitter Answered

Psychology Today
Holiday gift guide for parents with children with autism

5 Ways to Find a Good Vacation Babysitter
How Parents Shop, Spend and Tip During the Holidays

Daily Mail
From $26-an-hour rates to $50 tips, the sky-high cost of childcare this festive season

Huffington Post
Top 10 Reasons to Seek a Sitter as the Ultimate Holiday Helper

Parents Night Out Getting More Expensive as Babysitting Rates Go Up
How To Find a Babysitter For New Year's Eve

US News & World Report
What Type of Child Care Can You Afford?

Daily Mail
Is YOUR nanny cutting it? UrbanSitter's CEO reveals her top ten qualities - and what to avoid - when choosing childcare
What to Pay a Babysitter and Nanny

The Native Society
Tech Titan: Lynn Perkins, Co-Founder of UrbanSitter

Huffington Post
The Complicated Threesome of Mom, Dad and the Nanny
Find Your Next Babysitter with

Want to lift your Google ranking? Hire writers

Washington Post
In Center Stage’s ‘Amadeus,’ in-character actors mingle with audiences in the lobby

Women 2.0
Meet the Speaker: Lynn Perkins, Co-founder & CEO at UrbanSitter

Today’s Hint: How to Find a Babysitter 2.0

Back To School 2014: Childcare Expenses

Huffington Post
Meet The Mom Who Takes Her Sitter EVERYWHERE (and 10 Reasons Why)

First Round Capital Review
This Is How You Get People to Trust Your Product

The babysitter costs HOW much?

The babysitter costs HOW much?

Huffington Post
Why Grandma Might Not Be the Best Babysitter

US News & World Report
Get Discounts With a Little Help From Your Friends

Business News Daily
Mobile App Helps On-the-Go Parents Find Sitters

Fast Company
Hiring a Babysitter is Now as Easy as Making Dinner Reservations

Big City Moms

HuffPost Parents
How to Avoid the Awkward Moments While Vacationing With Your Sitter

USA Today
TECH NOW: Summon up service at the snap of an app

Business Insider
Babysitters For New York's Wealthy Demand Car Service, Sushi, And Cash

HuffPost Parents
Lessons From the Nanny: What Every Family Should Know

Daily Mail
How New York parents spend most on babysitters at up to $25 an hour… but childcare is a bargain in Denver costing just $10

San Francisco Business Times
Booking your friend’s babysitter just got easier

And the Most Expensive City in America to Hire a Babysitter Is…

HuffPost Live
How Male Babysitters Can Break Down Gender Biases

New York Observer
Ooh Baby! NYC Babysitters Are the Most Expensive in the Country

HuffPost Parents
The Most Expensive Place To Hire A Babysitter Is...

Need a cheap babysitter in NYC? Fuggedaboutit!

Adventures In Babysitting: Which Cities Have The Highest-Paid Babysitters?

Business Insider
New York City Has The Nation's Priciest Babysitters

ABC News
A Comparison of Babysitting Rates In 9 Cities

The Wall Street Journal
More Teenage Boys Get Jobs as Baby Sitters, Find Parents Are Fans

Fox Business
6 Apps for Hard-Working Parents

HuffPost Parents
How to Survive Spring Break at Home

Why UrbanSitter Raised $15M to Simplify Booking Babysitters

The Denver Post
Help at home: Hiring a babysitter you can trust

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

Navigating Babysitting Websites

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

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

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

Get ready for Craigslist: The next generation

Huffington Post Parents
5 Fun Ways to Exercise With Kids

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

6 Online Reservation Services to Bookmark Now

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 LA 2013: Lynn Perkins of UrbanSitter

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

Six Time-Saving Business Tips

Inc. Magazine
The Fantastic, Dystopian Future of Social Networking

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

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

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

UrbanSitter Looks To Spread To Atlanta And Austin

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

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

Digital adventures in babysitting

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

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.
4 Websites for Earning Extra Cash

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

UrbanSitter Expands its Internet Babysitting Footprint

Huffington Post 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

Sandy's victims could spend billions out of pocket

WPIX New York (video) Helps Busy Parents Find Babysitters

Finding A Babysitter Online: Too Risky?
4 Ways to Find Fantastic Sitters

Profile Magazine
Nanny 911

Baby Center
Which sitter is right for your family?

How to Stay Organized After School Starts

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

Bringing Babysitting Into the iPhone Era

The Wall Street Journal
The Queen of All Babysitters

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

Infographic: What Babysitters & Parents Really Think!

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

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

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

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

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