Lynn Perkins is CEO & co-founder of UrbanSitter, an app and website that makes it easier than ever to find, book and pay trusted childcare. Lynn previously served as founder and CEO of Xuny.com and VP of Business Development at Bridgepath.com.
Launched in 2011, Lynn has turned her vision of an “OpenTable for babysitting” into a fast-growing startup serving more than a million users in 50 cities that has facilitated over 700,000 babysitting jobs.
As a mom who has raised $50M in VC funding from Advance Venture Partners, Canaan Partners, DBL Investors, First Round Capital, Match Group, Menlo Ventures, Rustic Canyon, Aspect Ventures, A-Grade Investments, Lynn has broken the Silicon Valley tech CEO stereotype.
Lynn is an expert in raising capital, establishing trust with customers, ensuring women get a seat at the table, marketplaces and the sharing economy. She has been featured in/on CBS This Morning, USA Today, WSJ, The New York Times, Forbes, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, etc.