UpWest Labs

UpWest Labs

Investor Overview

2012

$145M

6

34

44

15

13.13x

2023

2023

UpWest is a seed stage Silicon Valley fund investing in Israel’s most promising entrepreneurs. UpWest is focused on a hands-on approach to supercharge the growth of its startups providing the essential ingredients for success: Seed funding, proximity and access to markets and capital, a supportive community of talented peers.
www.upwest.vc

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Team (2)

NameTitleContact
Managing Partner
Partner and Board Member

Portfolio (34)

StartupStatusFoundedSectorFunding
Salespeak.aiSalespeak.aiActive2023
PerfectScalePerfectScaleActive2022
$7.1M
ZenityActive2021
$21.5M
Unity SCMUnity SCMActive2020
$8M
BalanceBalanceActive2020
$86.5M
InnerPlantInnerPlantActive2018
$21.7M
CanopyCanopyActive2017
$13M
Zone7Zone7Active2017
$10.5M
CyCognitoCyCognitoActive2017
$153M
BeeHeroBeeHeroActive2017
$65M
Lynx.MDLynx.MDActive2017
$14.5M
Levl TechnologiesLevl TechnologiesAcquired2016
WayCareWayCareAcquired2016
$10.6M
ImubitImubitActive2015
$50M
Exo TechnologiesAcquired2015
ReachReachActive2015
$11M
StampliStampliActive2014
$142.7M
AiroboticsAiroboticsPublic2014
$105.5M
CodefreshCodefreshActive2014
$42M
DondeAcquired2014
$10M
GenooxGenooxActive2014
$20M
Javelin NetworksAcquired2014
$5M
ReactfulReactfulActive2014
$3.3M
SecuredTouchSecuredTouchAcquired2014
$11.5M
AnywordAnywordActive2013
$30.1M
TapdogTapdogAcquired2013
500000
SlickLoginAcquired2013
HoneyBookHoneyBookActive2013
$465M
NeuraNeuraAcquired2013
$34M
SentinelOneSentinelOnePublic2013
$799.5M
CyberX LabsCyberX LabsAcquired2012
$48M
invi Labsinvi LabsAcquired2012
$5.2M
DripplerAcquired2011
$6.4M
SenexxSenexxAcquired2011
300000

Funding Rounds (44)

RoundDateAmountInvestors
PerfectScalePerfectScale SeedOctober 2023$7.1MK2 Access Fund, Inner Loop Capital, Firestreak Ventures, Blumberg Capital, Triangle Tweener Fund, Prelude Ventures, UpWest Labs
Zenity Series ASeptember 2023$16.5MIntel Capital, Vertex Ventures, UpWest Labs, Gefen Capital, B5 Capital
Unity SCMUnity SCM Series AMay 2023$8MVertex Ventures, UpWest Labs, Vertex Ventures US, Dan Scheinman, Ariel Maislos
BeeHeroBeeHero Series BDecember 2022$42MConvent Capital, General Mills, Cibus Capital, Rabo Ventures, Firstime Ventures, J-Ventures, Plug and Play, iAngels, Gaingels, UpWest Labs
InnerPlantInnerPlant Series ASeptember 2022$16MJohn Deere, UpWest Labs, Bee Partners, Bison Ventures
BalanceBalance Series BJuly 2022$56MForerunner Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, Hubspot Ventures, Lyra Ventures, Gramercy Ventures, Jeff Weiser, Marcelo Cortes, Ribbit Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Avid Ventures, JIBE Ventures, UpWest Labs
CanopyCanopy Series AMarch 2022$13MGSR Ventures, Samsung NEXT, UpWest Labs, Geoff Calkins, Chris Mansi
Lynx.MDLynx.MD SeedDecember 2021$12MTriventures, MizMaa Ventures, iAngels, Amdocs Ventures, UpWest Labs, New York Life Ventures
CyCognitoCyCognito Series CDecember 2021$100MLightspeed Venture Partners, Sorenson Ventures, The Westly Group, HG Ventures, Accel Partners, UpWest Labs
Zenity SeedNovember 2021$5MVertex Ventures, Gerhard Eschelbeck, UpWest Labs
BeeHeroBeeHero Series AOctober 2021$15MAgrinnovation Fund, Cibus Capital, UpWest Labs, Rabo Ventures, iAngels, Firstime Ventures, J-Ventures, Good Company, STB Holdings, Arison Group, Gaingels
BalanceBalance Series AAugust 2021$25MRibbit Capital, Avid Ventures, Stripe, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Y Combinator, Scifi VC, UpWest Labs, Jacqueline Reses
ImubitImubit Series BAugust 2021$30MInsight Partners, Zeev Ventures, Spider Capital, UpWest Labs
Zone7Zone7 Series AJuly 2021$8MBlumberg Capital, Resolute Ventures, UpWest Labs, PLG Ventures, Joyance Partners, Value Stream Ventures, Alumni Ventures Group, J-Ventures
InnerPlantInnerPlant SeedJune 2021$5.7MUpWest Labs, TAU Ventures, Bee Partners
StampliStampli Series CMay 2021$50MInsight Partners, Naver Corporation, Bloomberg Beta, Hillsven Capital, UpWest Labs, NextWorld Capital, SignalFire
BalanceBalance SeedFebruary 2021$5.5MMax Levchin, Y Combinator, Lightspeed Venture Partners, UpWest Labs, Stripe, Ameet Patel, Danny Hadar, Lior Simon, Assaf Jacobi
CyCognitoCyCognito Series BJuly 2020$30MLightspeed Venture Partners, Sorenson Ventures, UpWest Labs, Accel Partners
CodefreshCodefresh Series AJune 2020$7MViola Ventures, Hillsven Capital, UpWest Labs, Streamlined Ventures
BeeHeroBeeHero SeedMay 2020$4MiAngels, UpWest Labs, Agrinnovation Fund, Rabo Ventures, J-Ventures
SentinelOneSentinelOne Series EJanuary 2020$200MInsight Partners, Tiger Global Management, Vista Equity Partners, Accel Partners, Qualcomm Ventures, Samsung Ventures, Third Point Ventures, UpWest Labs, Redpoint Ventures
WayCareWayCare Series ASeptember 2019$7.3MSJF Ventures, Next Gear Ventures, Spider Capital, Innogy, Zymestic Solutions, UpWest Labs, Janom SRO, Goldbell Investments
Zone7Zone7 SeedJanuary 2019$2.5MKristaps Porzingis, Jordi Cruijff, Resolute Ventures, UpWest Labs, Amicus Capital, PLG Ventures
StampliStampli Series AJuly 2018$6.7MBloomberg Beta, Hillsven Capital, UpWest Labs, SignalFire
CyCognitoCyCognito SeedJanuary 2018$5MDan Scheinman, Sorenson Ventures, UpWest Labs
WayCareWayCare SeedSeptember 2017$2.3MSpider Capital, Innogy, UpWest Labs, Zymestic Solutions, SeedInvest, Goldbell Investments, Janom SRO
Donde SeedSeptember 2017$3.5MAfterDox, UpWest Labs, Golden Seeds
Javelin Networks Series AJanuary 2017$5MRSL Venture Partners, Tomer Weingarten, Hillsven Capital, UpWest Labs
Exo Technologies SeedAugust 2016UpWest Labs
SentinelOneSentinelOne Series BSeptember 2015$25MTiger Global Management, Sound Ventures, The Westly Group, SineWave Ventures, DCVC (Data Collective), Third Point Ventures, UpWest Labs, Granite Hill Capital Partners
AnywordAnyword SeedFebruary 2015$9.1MGroup 11, UpWest Labs, Marker, The New York Times, Gandyr Group, Innovation Endeavors
ImubitImubitJanuary 2015Gil Dibner, UpWest Labs, Dan Scheinman
ReachReach Pre-SeedJanuary 2015UpWest Labs
HoneyBookHoneyBook Series ASeptember 2014$10MAleph, Hillsven Capital, UpWest Labs, Naval Ravikant, Ben Narasin
GenooxGenoox SeedJuly 2014UpWest Labs
SentinelOneSentinelOne Series AMarch 2014$12MTiger Global Management, The Westly Group, Accel Partners, DCVC (Data Collective), UpWest Labs, Granite Hill Capital Partners
SecuredTouchSecuredTouch Pre-SeedFebruary 2014UpWest Labs, Wellborn Ventures, eshbol
Javelin Networks SeedJanuary 2014Hillsven Capital, UpWest Labs
CyberX LabsCyberX Labs Pre-SeedAugust 2013UpWest Labs
SentinelOneSentinelOne SeedJuly 2013$2.5MAndreas Bechtolsheim, Granite Hill Capital Partners, DCVC (Data Collective), UpWest Labs
invi Labsinvi Labs SeedJune 2013$2.3MHorizons Ventures, UpWest Labs, Ashton Kutcher, A-Grade Investments, Atlantic Bridge Capital
ReactfulReactful Pre-SeedMarch 2013UpWest Labs
SenexxSenexx SeedFebruary 2013$300,000Techstars, Boston Angels, Tony Chen, Eran Egozy, UpWest Labs, Evan Hackel
Drippler AngelMay 2011$300,000Yanki Margalit, UpWest Labs, Reuven Agassi, David Assia

Funds (6)

Fund NameVintageFund SizeTVPI
2020
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2018
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2014
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2012
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Co-Investors (127)

Investor NameInvestor TypeLocationPortfolio
AlephVenture CapitalIsrael50
Vertex VenturesVenture CapitalIsrael56
Intel CapitalCorporate Venture CapitalUnited States46
Insight PartnersVenture CapitalUnited States93
TechstarsAcceleratorUnited States29
Samsung NEXTCorporate Venture CapitalIsrael38
Goldbell InvestmentsCorporate Venture CapitalSingapore6
Alumni Ventures GroupVenture CapitalUnited Kingdom8
Viola VenturesVenture CapitalIsrael63
Blumberg CapitalVenture CapitalIsrael36
iAngelsCrowdfundingIsrael46
Lightspeed Venture PartnersVenture CapitalUnited States50
UpWest LabsVenture CapitalIsrael34
Accel PartnersVenture CapitalUnited States32
MizMaa VenturesVenture CapitalIsrael22
Qualcomm VenturesCorporate Venture CapitalUnited States21
Zeev VenturesVenture CapitalIsrael34
Spider CapitalVenture CapitalUnited States7
TAU VenturesVenture CapitalIsrael22
Wellborn VenturesVenture Capital6
Next Gear VenturesVenture CapitalIsrael13
Redpoint VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States9
Group 11Venture CapitalIsrael19
DCVC (Data Collective)Venture CapitalUnited States7
Y CombinatorVenture CapitalUnited States45
Bloomberg BetaCorporate Venture CapitalUnited States4
Firstime VenturesVenture CapitalIsrael16
NextWorld CapitalVenture CapitalCanada3
Salesforce VenturesCorporate Venture CapitalUnited States20
Gefen CapitalVenture CapitalIsrael15
SignalFireVenture CapitalUnited States5
Third Point VenturesInvestment FirmUnited States6
Tiger Global ManagementPrivate EquityUnited States42
Ariel MaislosAngelIsrael33
Ribbit CapitalVenture CapitalUnited States8
Dan ScheinmanAngelUnited States5
J-VenturesVenture CapitalIsrael13
Rabo VenturesCorporate Venture CapitalNetherlands3
Amdocs VenturesCorporate Venture CapitalIsrael8
Atlantic Bridge CapitalInvestment FirmUnited States4
Sorenson VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States5
Max LevchinAngel2
Gerhard EschelbeckAngel4
JIBE VenturesVenture CapitalIsrael24
Ameet PatelAngel15
Scifi VCVenture CapitalUnited States2
GaingelsAngel SyndicateUnited States5
Naval RavikantAngel3
B5 CapitalFamily Office2
Vertex Ventures USVenture CapitalUnited States2
Inner Loop CapitalVenture CapitalUnited States3
Prelude VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States1
Firestreak VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States1
Triangle Tweener FundVenture CapitalUnited States1
K2 Access FundVenture CapitalUnited States1
Innovation EndeavorsVenture CapitalUnited States31
Horizons VenturesVenture CapitalHong Kong18
Plug and PlayVenture CapitalUnited States14
Samsung VenturesCorporate Venture CapitalUnited States16
Sound VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States6
Resolute VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States7
Lyra VenturesVenture Capital3
Tomer WeingartenAngelIsrael5
Joyance PartnersVenture CapitalUnited States2
Avid VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States2
Cibus CapitalInvestment FirmChina4
Good CompanyVenture CapitalIsrael5
Bee PartnersVenture CapitalUnited States1
HG VenturesCorporate Venture CapitalUnited States1
GSR Ventures1
Geoff CalkinsAngel1
Chris MansiAngel2
Hubspot VenturesCorporate Venture CapitalUnited States1
Marcelo CortesAngel1
Forerunner VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States1
Gramercy VenturesVenture Capital2
Jeff WeiserAngel1
General MillsCompanyUnited States1
Convent CapitalInvestment FirmNetherlands1
Bison VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States1
John DeereCompanyUnited States1
MarkerVenture CapitalIsrael13
TriventuresVenture CapitalIsrael11
Hillsven CapitalVenture Capital7
Gandyr GroupFamily OfficeIsrael8
Naver CorporationCompanySouth Korea4
The Westly GroupVenture CapitalUnited States1
The New York TimesCompanyUnited States3
Agrinnovation FundUniversityIsrael2
PLG VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States1
StripeCompanyUnited States2
Value Stream VenturesVenture Capital1
Lior SimonAngel1
Jacqueline ResesAngel1
STB HoldingsVenture Capital1
Arison GroupFoundationIsrael1
New York Life VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States2
Danny HadarAngelIsrael4
Assaf JacobiAngelIsrael3
Streamlined VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States2
Vista Equity Partners1
InnogyCompanyGermany2
Zymestic Solutions1
Amicus Capital1
Janom SRO1
Jordi CruijffAngel1
Kristaps PorzingisAngel1
SJF VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States1
eshbolVenture CapitalIsrael3
AfterDoxAngel Syndicate6
RSL Venture Partners3
SeedInvest2
Tony ChenAngel2
Golden Seeds1
Granite Hill Capital Partners2
SineWave Ventures1
Gil DibnerAngelIsrael2
David AssiaAngel2
Reuven AgassiAngel1
Yanki MargalitAngelIsrael2
Ben NarasinAngel2
Andreas BechtolsheimAngel1
Boston Angels1
Eran EgozyAngel1
Evan HackelAngel1
A-Grade InvestmentsVenture Capital1
Ashton KutcherAngel1

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