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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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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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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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UpWest Unveils Its New Investments
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UpWest Unveils Its New Investments

At our “Seed to Growth” investors event last week in San Francisco, we were thrilled to unveil our recently backed companies: AR-Cadia, Giftedd, Hippodom and Stampli. These teams are on a mission to disrupt industries in AR, Commerce, Logistics, and Enterprise Software. These startups join the UpWest portfolio of more than 50 companies. We are […]

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Apester Raises an Additional $12M in Series A Funding
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Apester Raises an Additional $12M in Series A Funding

Congratulations to the relentless Moti Cohen and the rest of the Apester team for securing their $12M in Series A funding!  The team is working hand-in-hand with publishers and their brands on encouraging user engagement, and we are excited that they have reached this important milestone. Thank you Moti for bringing us along on your journey, we […]

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Ask Me Anything: Gil Ben-Artzy
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Ask Me Anything: Gil Ben-Artzy

   Gil Ben-Artzy, partner at UpWest Labs was recently featured in HaShavua, the most popular podcast in the Israeli tech community. UpWest Labs is a Silicon Valley early-stage investor in Israeli startups looking to build large global companies based in the US. As a seasoned investor who has evaluated thousands of startups from a variety of […]

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Our Companies Are Hiring: UpWest Portfolio Job Board
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Our Companies Are Hiring: UpWest Portfolio Job Board

If you’re on the job market or have talented friends who are seeking exciting jobs in tech, look no further! Welcome to the UpWest Labs Portfolio Job Board. If you are interested in any of the positions listed below, please feel free to reach out directly to the company using the contact information provided below.

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2015 – A Banner Year for Growing UpWest Startups
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2015 – A Banner Year for Growing UpWest Startups

When we founded UpWest Labs in 2012 and launched our fund to invest in seed-stage startups, we knew that this would be a long-term journey. We believed that despite the high risk — and the guarantee that we would make mistakes — we could play a significant role in helping our startups grow and scale […]

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