Upwest Labs

Upwest Labs

A microventure capital firm in California that focuses on Israel's technology entrepreneurs.

UpWest Labs is a microventure capital firm in California that focuses on Israel's technology entrepreneurs. Founded 2012 in Palo Alto, California, United States by Gil Ben-Artzy and Shuly Galili, it invests in early stage ventures, seed, series A, series B, series C, and angel rounds. Its portfolio companies include SentinelOne, BeeHero, Jolt, CyCognito, and Stampli. As of February 2020, UpWest has made 87 investments. Their most recent investment was on February 19, 2020, when SentinelOne raised $200M. UpWest has had 11 exits, the most notable of which include Javelin Networks, ONDiGO, and Drippler. UpWest has raised two funds, their latest being UpWest Labs Fund III. This fund was announced on Jan 29, 2018 and raised a total of $18.4M.

Timeline

2017

Founded

Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
SentinelOne

U.S-based company providing endpoint security software globally.

JOLT is an e-commerce company founded by Susan McGill.

Jolt is a Tel Aviv-based education technology company offering courses for consumers and professionals in micro-campuses across the world.

Qlika is a company founded by Ittai Chorev, Omri Morgenshtern and Idan Zalzberg.

Zone7 makes AI-powered athlete injury predictions.

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Accelerator batches

Accelerator Batch
Accelerator batch companies
Upwest Labs Jan 2012
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Adam Breckler

Mentor

Adi Bittan

Mentor

Alex Sirota

Mentor

Alexandra Rosen

Employee

Bobby Lent

Investor

Chris Shipley

Mentor

Dror Shimshowitz

Mentor

Frederik Hermann

Mentor

Gideon Michonik

Investor

Gil Ben-Artzy

Employee

Guy Hirsch

Mentor

Ilya Fushman

Mentor

Jared Fleitman

Employee

Jeff Tannenbaum

Mentor

Jeremy Schneider

Mentor

Jim Scheinman

Mentor

Jonathan Aizen

Mentor

Jonathan Matus

Mentor

Julia French

Mentor

Leor Stern

Mentor

Liron Petrushka

Employee

Lisa Oshima

Mentor

Marvin Liao

Mentor

Micah Baldwin

Mentor

Michal Levin

Mentor

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Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

Aspecto

BeeHero

CyCognito

Donde Search

Lynx MD

Quarterback

Simpo

Stampli

Waycare

Zone7

References

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