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.

HQPalo Alto, CA, US
Size (employees)37 (est)
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.