VC  UpWest Labs

http://upwestlabs.com/





     Office Locations:

550 S. California Avenue, Suite 1
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Phone: 917-514-4664

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    UpWest Labs is a Silicon Valley-based seed fund that looks to invest in and partner with Israeli startups that are targeting the U.S. market. To date, UpWest Labs portfolio startups have raised more than $100M in funding with an average seed round of over $1M per company; Over 70% of the startups have raised follow-on funding, with a few of them acquired by firms such as Google and Priceline. The UpWest Labs program provides up to $25k to cover a startups' costs during the first 4 months in Silicon Valley. Participants are supported by a network of experienced Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and executives.


     

    Funds:


      Fund Name


      Amount


      Date

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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    Gil Ben-Artzy Partner
    Lia Cromwell Venture Associate
    Liron Petrushka Partner
    Michal Soen Director, Programs & Operations
    Shuly Galili Partner

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      11/21/2017


      Buildup


      CA


      $7,000,000


      Series A


      10/31/2017


      Waycare Technologies


      CA


      $2,300,000


      Seed


      10/30/2017


      Waycare


      CA


      $2,300,000


      Seed


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Backand
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      Buildup
        web link


      Codefresh
        web link


      HoneyBook
        web link


      Imubit
        web link


      Jaco
        web link


      Waycare
        web link


      Waycare Technologies
        web link


     

    Recent News:


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