48 Investments in 45 Companies
3 Acquisitions
Shuly Galili, Gil Ben-Artzy
Palo Alto, CA
Funds Raised:
Investment Management, Business Services, Finance, Entrepreneur, Startups, Automotive
UpWest Labs is a business accelerator based in Silicon Valley supporting entrepreneurs in Israel.

Investor Details

January 1, 2012
Accelerator that does Seed Investments
Application Deadline:
December 18, 2014

UpWest Labs was founded in January 2012 in Silicon Valley as the only accelerator program in the US serving Israeli entrepreneurs.

To date, the program has enabled over 180 Israeli entrepreneurs to build their product closer to their market, establish strong partnerships and create valuable product momentum. The accelerator provides a mentorship-based four month program, offering startups a small seed investment, essential resources, and access to a robust network of experts, customers and capital.

UpWest Labs allows Israeli teams to benefit from Silicon Valley business “know-how” and establish a first outpost in the US. Mentors at UpWest Labs include executives from leading US companies such as Google, Facebook, Dropbox, LinkedIn, as well as Israeli CEOs and leading angels and VCs.

Current Team (5)

  • Mobilize
    Get all the community management best practices & tools in one place
    Nov 25, 2014 - Invested in $1.2M Seed Round with 2 others
  • HoneyBook Inc.
    HoneyBook is on a mission to reorganize huge industries starting with the events industry. We've built a service we're proud of and our
    Sep 22, 2014 - Invested in $10M Series A with 8 others
  • SecuredTouch
    SecuredTouch offers a mobile security solution that detects identity theft.
    Aug 25, 2014 - Invested in Seed Round
  • Xyrosoft
    Xyrosoft is a platform for seamless large scale real-time Data Integration.
    Aug 25, 2014 - Invested in Seed Round
  • Code Fresh
    Codefresh offers a complete development environment in the cloud which accelerate the time required for agile.
    Aug 25, 2014 - Invested in Seed Round
  • UMake
    UMake is a powerful 3D design platform, allows everyone to create 3d designs easily and intuitively on their tablets
    Aug 25, 2014 - Invested in Seed Round
  • Immersia
    Immersive games for learning languages
    Aug 25, 2014 - Invested in Seed Round
  • Genoox
    Genoox is an innovative platform for managing and storing genomic data in the cloud
    Aug 25, 2014 - Invested in Seed Round

Offices/Locations (1)

  • Main Office

    550 S California Ave

    Palo Alto, CA 94036


Past Team (3)


Funds (1)


Images (1)

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