UpWest Labs

UpWest Labs is a seed stage fund investing in Israel’s tech entrepreneurs. The Company offers a mentorship-based three month program which provides startups with seed investment and access to a network of customers and capital.

TypeInvestor
HQPalo Alto, CA, US
Founded2012
Size (employees)37 (est)
Websiteupwest.vc
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
UpWest Labs was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, US

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Key People/Management at UpWest Labs

Gil Ben-Artzy

Gil Ben-Artzy

Founding Partner
Gil Birnboim

Gil Birnboim

Head of Platform
Shuly Galili

Shuly Galili

Founding Partner
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UpWest Labs Office Locations

UpWest Labs has offices in Palo Alto and Tel Aviv-Yafo
Palo Alto, CA, US (HQ)
550 California Ave
Tel Aviv-Yafo, IL
Arania Osvaldo St
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UpWest Labs Online and Social Media Presence

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UpWest Labs Blogs

From Our First Check to IPO — SentinelOne is Now Public on the NYSE

From Our First Check to IPO — SentinelOne is Now Public on the NYSEToday is a special day for us at UpWest, as our portfolio company SentinelOne — where we were the first check in 2013 and strong believers from Day Zero — officially IPOed on the NYSE under the ticker “S”. This marks the first IPO fr…

Welcoming Our Second Unicorn: HoneyBook

Today one of our early portfolio startups HoneyBook announced it’s Series D round of $155M at over $1 billion valuation. We are very excited and thrilled for the whole team and the founders Oz, Naama and Dror recognized in 2013 a trend towards self-employment growing but saw that independent service…

Our Investment Team Is 50% Female: Why Wouldn’t It Be?

Our Investment Team Is 50% Female — Why Wouldn’t It Be?Team UpWest, featuring some COVID haircuts — we haven’t all been together in-person since 2019I wanted to take today, International Women’s Day, to write a thank you to my team and highlight how we’re showing up for female inclusion in the ventu…

Our investment in Balance — First Digital Checkout Platform for B2B Businesses

Our investment in Balance — First Digital Checkout Platform for B2B BusinessesBalance is the first self-serve digital checkout platform for B2B businessesToday we are excited to announce our investment in Balance, a new company we backed in 2020 which is now officially out of stealth. We first met B…

Watch: UpWest — 2020 Year in Review

Watch: UpWest — 2020 Year in ReviewAs we look back at 2020, it’s safe to say this year was a challenging one on multiple fronts. From a global pandemic and social unrest, to economic uncertainty and physical distancing from loved ones — we are all ready and eager for the New Year.Despite all the cha…

Becoming Enterprise Ready

Startup Advice from Career CIO Turned VCIn our latest session co-hosted with Google for Startups, we had a phenomenal conversation with Yousuf Khan, a career CIO (and sometimes joint CISO) at numerous enterprise companies (Pure Storage, Qualys), who recently joined early-stage venture capital firm R…
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UpWest Labs Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was UpWest Labs founded?

    UpWest Labs was founded in 2012.

  • Who are UpWest Labs key executives?

    UpWest Labs's key executives are Gil Ben-Artzy, Gil Birnboim and Shuly Galili.

  • How many employees does UpWest Labs have?

    UpWest Labs has 37 employees.

  • Where is UpWest Labs headquarters?

    UpWest Labs headquarters is located at 550 California Ave, Palo Alto.

  • Where are UpWest Labs offices?

    UpWest Labs has offices in Palo Alto and Tel Aviv-Yafo.

  • How many offices does UpWest Labs have?

    UpWest Labs has 2 offices.