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Announcing Our Recent Investments
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Announcing Our Recent Investments

As we conclude 2016, we are pleased to introduce the new companies we backed a few months ago at UpWest Labs. We are excited to see how these teams are thinking about their markets and developing smart solutions to bring to their customers in industries such as Education, Real Estate, Autonomous Vehicles and eCommerce. www.algopix.com […]

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Codefresh Raises $7M Amidst Record Adoption of Software Containers
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Codefresh Raises $7M Amidst Record Adoption of Software Containers

Congratulations to our portfolio company Codefresh on raising $7M in Series A financing! For the past 2 years, Raziel, Oleg and the rest of the team have been developing a world-class end-to-end Docker lifecycle management platform, onboarding amazing customers on an ongoing basis. Codefresh is at the forefront of bringing Docker and other containers to the […]

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Why UpWest Invested in Mobilize
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Why UpWest Invested in Mobilize

Today’s constantly changing networked economy forces businesses to reevaluate how they manage their myriad complex stakeholder relationships. Sharon Savariego, CEO of Mobilize, along with co-founder Arthur Vainer and the rest of the Mobilize team, noticed this trend and set out on a mission to create an enterprise platform to help companies build impactful relationships across […]

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4 Product Management Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The 2016 Olympic Games
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4 Product Management Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The 2016 Olympic Games

You may wear T-shirts, and they wear tights. But with the hard work and bumpy road to victory, entrepreneurs and athletes share unique commonalities: under time and rules-of-the-game constraints, both visionaries of their domain try to break a record and leave a mark. We can all learn a lot from the 2016 Olympics about how […]

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ICYMI: UpWest Summer 2016
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ICYMI: UpWest Summer 2016

It has been a particularly busy and exciting summer for some of our UpWest portfolio companies, with a few reaching important milestones. We are proud to have worked with each of them since our first investment, some dating as far back as 2013 🙂 As our followers may recall, this past June we shared an […]

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CyberX Raises $9M to Protect the Industrial Internet
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CyberX Raises $9M to Protect the Industrial Internet

We are very excited to share today’s news from UpWest Labs portfolio company CyberX as they announce $9M in Series A financing.  CyberX provides leading cybersecurity solutions for the industrial internet. Co-founded by Omer Schneider, CEO, and Nir Giller, CTO,  CyberX protects some of societies most important assets (ranging from energy to water treatment facilities), providing unprecedented detection capabilities and deep […]

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Founder Foresights into Emerging Technology Startups
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Founder Foresights into Emerging Technology Startups

Last week, UpWest hosted a full-house event in Tel Aviv to discuss the challenges and opportunities that come with building Frontier Technology startups. During the event, two UpWest portfolio founders shared the challenges of starting and growing companies in the frontier technology space. Up first was Ran Krauss, CEO of Airobotics, who founded the first company to […]

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Jolt Raises $2M To Educate Your Workforce
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Jolt Raises $2M To Educate Your Workforce

We are very excited to share today’s news from UpWest Labs portfolio company Jolt as they announce $2M in Seed financing. Jolt is a marketplace for content sessions given to your team by the world’s most exceptional industry professionals. You can read the full announcement here (Hebrew).  Co-founded by Roei Deutsch, CEO, Nitzan Cohen-Arazi, COO, Nadav Leshem, CTO, […]

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Why UpWest Invested in Autonomous Drone Pioneer Airobotics
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Why UpWest Invested in Autonomous Drone Pioneer Airobotics

Autonomous drones are making headlines today. When we met with entrepreneur Ran Krauss in early 2015, however, little was known about how drones would change the industry. We quickly identified Ran as a pioneer and believed that his startup could revolutionize how drones would be used in the not too distant future. Fast forward to the present and $28.5 […]

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Comeet Raises $1.2M To Bring Transparency​ & Collaboration To The Recruitment Process
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Comeet Raises $1.2M To Bring Transparency​ & Collaboration To The Recruitment Process

We are very excited to share today’s news from UpWest Labs portfolio company Comeet as they announce $1.2M in Seed financing, which will be used to change the way companies organize their recruitment process. You read the full announcement here. Co-founded by, Omer Tadjer, CEO, Tomer Dikerman, CPO, Omer Gottlieb, CTO, Comeet provide a collaborative hiring platform […]

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