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UpWest Labs Startup Neura Raises $2M to Develop Internet of Things Ecosystem
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UpWest Labs Startup Neura Raises $2M to Develop Internet of Things Ecosystem

Congratulations to Neura, an UpWest Labs alumni startup that focuses on connecting the Internet of Things (IoT), for securing $2M in funding. The funds will be used to further fuel the development of Neura’s groundbreaking technology, which enables connected devices to offer a responsive and personal user experience by understanding an individual’s patterns and behaviors. […]

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Introducing SimpleQL (PrimeQue): Launching a Predictive Search and BI Solution Today
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Introducing SimpleQL (PrimeQue): Launching a Predictive Search and BI Solution Today

UpWest Labs graduate PrimeQue is now SimpleQL and launching into public beta today out of San Francisco DEMO Enterprise conference.  SimpleQL is an analytics solution designed from the ground up to dramatically increase the insights that enterprises are able to derive from their data. The SimpleQL search box, supported by its guided natural language and […]

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Priceline Acquires UpWest Labs Startup Qlika
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Priceline Acquires UpWest Labs Startup Qlika

Congratulations to Qlika on their acquisition by Priceline! Qlika is a graduate of UpWest Labs’ 4th class of startups.  Omri, Ittai and Idan built an incredibly powerful platform for optimizing online marketing campaigns for local markets, segments and media channels enabling advertisers in the $50B search industry to achieve as much as a 50% increase in ROI on a […]

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Google and UpWest Labs Join Forces to Close the Silicon Valley Gender Gap
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Google and UpWest Labs Join Forces to Close the Silicon Valley Gender Gap

Google selects UpWest Labs for their #40Forward program, helping to rethink the gender gap and supporting the UpWest female entrepreneur program UpWest Labs, the only Silicon Valley accelerator for Israeli entrepreneurs, announced today a new program, financed by Google for Entrepreneurs, focused on closing the gender gap in Silicon Valley.  The Google for Entrepreneurs initiative, […]

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UpWest Labs Startup SlickLogin Acquired by Google
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UpWest Labs Startup SlickLogin Acquired by Google

Congratulations to the SlickLogin team on their acquisition by Google!  UpWest Labs selected SlickLogin to join its 6th class in September 2013, and supported the company in their pursuit to solve today’s authentication problem and ultimately “kill the password” with their sophisticated UX and security solution.  During their time in Silicon Valley, the team worked hard […]

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UpWest Labs Awarded “Best Accelerator in 2013” By GeekTime
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UpWest Labs Awarded “Best Accelerator in 2013” By GeekTime

We are excited and honored to be awarded in the “Best Accelerator” category as Israel’s leading tech blogs GeekTime presented its first Geek Awards ceremony hosting Israel’s top tech leaders. Among the honored winners were this year big winners: Waze, Wix and PrimeSense. Our co-founder Gil Ben-Artzy attended the ceremony to receive the award. We […]

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Why I love angry support emails
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Why I love angry support emails

“Your product is buggy. I’ve entered my details three times and it’s an error every time. It seemed like a great product, too bad it’s utterly useless!” These things happen. You’ve put a lot into developing a product that drives real value, only to stumble over petty trivialities like a misplaced button, a missing notification […]

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UpWest Labs Graduate Invi Raises $3M
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UpWest Labs Graduate Invi Raises $3M

We are excited to share that Invi, UpWest Labs first class graduate, has raised $3M in seed funding. In addition, today’s announcement revealed that Invi will also support SMS messages on Android phones. This feature will allow users to text people who don’t use Invi at regular SMS rates. Here is their great coverage in TechCrunch    

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UpWest Labs Graduate Sentinel Labs Raises $2.5M
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UpWest Labs Graduate Sentinel Labs Raises $2.5M

We are thrilled to announce that Sentinel Labs, UpWest Labs fourth class graduate, has raised $2.5M in seed funding. Sentinel’s cyber security system is able to identify threats in real time with minimal footprint or changes to the client’s operating system.   This round of founding will mainly go toward moving out of beta stage and into launch in […]

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Founders Spotlight: CyberX – Modern Day Superheroes
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Founders Spotlight: CyberX – Modern Day Superheroes

The world is a dangerous and scary place. For all the threats you can see, there are superheroes like Superman. For most of what you can’t see, what you can’t even think about, there are supercompanies like CyberX. A power outage in Brazil. A water pump broken in Illinois. A gas-line explosion. They could be […]

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