We fund and fast-track Israeli founders breaking into the US market. Leading seed rounds. Investing early. Really early.
We seed superpowers
Just like we did for SentinelOne which delivers endpoint security software that defends against every type of attack, at every stage in the threat lifecycle.
CEO & Co-Founder
We’ll find your first customers
Just like we did for HoneyBook, the all-in-one project, invoicing and payments management tool.
Dror Shimoni, Naama Alon, and Oz Alon
We back the next big thing
Just like we did for Imubit which is unlocking new profits at hydrocarbon processing plants with new deep learning process control technology.
Gil Cohen and Prof. Nadav Cohen
We bring you to market
Just like we did with Stampli which automates and streamlines the account payable process through its cloud-based invoice management software.
Eyal Feldman and Ofer Feldman
We'd love to be your first check
Just like we did for CyCognito which uncovers and eliminates hidden risks across organizations’ IT ecosystems.
Rob Gurzeev and Dima Potekhin
We specialize in scaling the US market
Just like we do every day.
Being in the Silicon Valley makes a huge difference, of course being closer to the market is key. But beyond that, this is a place where people don't judge you for having massive dreams of changing industries and creating global impact - the opposite, they convince you to dream bigger and support you on your journey.
The UpWest team is exceptional at helping you immerse yourself in the US market, so you can meet your real customers and ultimately get a foothold where it matters the most. Our network has only grown exponentially over time.
Operating early in Silicon Valley alongside the UpWest team, opened a whole new world of possibilities for Stampli. We successfully onboarded new customers that supercharged our entire business.
UpWest helped us create momentum — the entrepreneur’s ultimate weapon. Learning to create and leverage it is one of the first steps in our long and exciting journey to achieve success. The UpWest community is still a part of our company culture, it is like a family. It becomes part of your life.
Our Investment Team Is 50% Female — Why Wouldn’t It Be?
I 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 venture capital ecosystem.
Our investment in Balance — First Digital Checkout Platform for B2B Businesses
Today we are excited to announce our investment in Balance, a new company we backed in 2020 which is now officially out of stealth.
Watch: UpWest — 2020 Year in Review
As 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.