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Building Products: The Art of Hooking Users
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Building Products: The Art of Hooking Users

On January 25th, we hosted Nir Eyal, a prominent tech and product expert, for a fascinating talk based on his bestselling book “Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products”. Nir, who writes, consults, and teaches about the intersection of tech, psychology and business, shared with us how he believes founders can use psychology as they develop their […]

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Javelin Networks Raises $5M to Develop an All-In-One AI Platform
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Javelin Networks Raises $5M to Develop an All-In-One AI Platform

We are  excited to share the news from UpWest Labs portfolio company Javelin Networks, as they announce $5M in Series A financing. Javelin Networks is an all-in-one, A.I. driven platform that protects the Active Directory from illegitimate use, providing autonomous breach prevention and containment, incident response, and threat-hunting capabilities. Co-founded by Roi Abutbul, CEO, Guy Franco, […]

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SecuredTouch Raises $3.5M to Develop Behavior-based Identification Solutions
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SecuredTouch Raises $3.5M to Develop Behavior-based Identification Solutions

Congratulations to our portfolio company SecuredTouch on raising $3.5M in Series A financing!  Co-founded by Yair Finzi, CEO, and Ran Shulkind, CTO, the mobile security company develops behavior-based identification solutions. SecuredTouch analyzes a series of parameters characterizing each customer for identification purposes. When a hostile party attempts to use the phone to commit fraud, the […]

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UpWest-backed Company SentinelOne Raises $​70M Series ​C​
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UpWest-backed Company SentinelOne Raises $​70M Series ​C​

We are excited to share today’s news from UpWest Labs portfolio company SentinelOne as they announce $70M in Series C to meet growing demand to replace traditional antivirus. In January 2013, UpWest became the first investor in SentinelOne, and we have been fortunate to help them in their fantastic growth since then. You can read […]

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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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