VC  UpWest Labs

http://upwestlabs.com/





     Office Locations:

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

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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. The firm has over $20 billion in aggregate value.


     

    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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    Assaf Wahrhaft Partner
    Gil Ben-Artzy Partner
    Lia Cromwell Principal
    Liron Petrushka Senior Advisor
    Shuly Galili Partner

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      12/05/2022


      BeeHero


      CA


      $42,000,000


      Series B


      07/26/2022


      balance


      CA


      $56,000,000


      Series B


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      balance
        web link


      BeeHero
        web link


      Buildup
        web link


      Codefresh
        web link


      CyCognito
        web link


      HoneyBook
        web link


      Stampli
        web link


      Waycare
        web link


      Waycare Technologies
        web link


      Zone7
        web link


     

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