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UpWest Labs Backed Startup HoneyBook Raises $10M in Series A
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UpWest Labs Backed Startup HoneyBook Raises $10M in Series A

We are excited for UpWest Labs Alumni HoneyBook on an important milestone announcing Series A of $10M with backing from Aleph, Hillsven VC, James Currier and Stan Chudnovsky of Ooga Labs, Ev Williams, Naval Ravikant of AngelList, Ben Ling of Khosla Ventures, Michael Birch of Bebo, and Ben Narasin. We’ve enjoyed watching Oz, Naama, Dror […]

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Gartner Acquires UpWest Labs Startup Senexx
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Gartner Acquires UpWest Labs Startup Senexx

Congratulations to Senexx on their acquisition by Gartner! Senexx is a graduate of the first batch at UpWest Labs, focusing on creating a cloud-based questions and answers platform that identifies and manages expertise within organizations. Gartner will be leveraging this acquisition to rapidly expand its Israeli R&D operations. More on this acquisition here.  We are […]

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Sentinel Labs Raises $12M to Build Next Generation of Security Infrastructure
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Sentinel Labs Raises $12M to Build Next Generation of Security Infrastructure

Congratulations to Sentinel Labs (UpWest Labs Batch #4) for securing $12M in funding. The round was led by Tiger Global with participation from The Westly Group and existing investors, Accel Partners, Data Collective and Granite Hill Capital Partners.  The funds will be used to expand Sentinel’s offering, and for launching a complete next generation endpoint […]

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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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