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Drippler Raises $5M Series A
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Drippler Raises $5M Series A

Congratulations to Matan, Dotan, Ronen and the rest of the Drippler team (Batch #3) on raising a $5M Series A round! The team plans to use the fresh new resources to invest further in developing its technology and data offerings, as well as expanding the team in both Tel Aviv and San Francisco. To read more, see TechCrunch.

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Batch 10 Applications Now Open — Apply Now!
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Batch 10 Applications Now Open — Apply Now!

Can you believe it’s already batch 10? Neither can we! Our last batch of entrepreneurs was one of our strongest yet, and we’re eager to invite companies to apply to join the next batch at UpWest, which begins on August 31st, 2015. We are now accepting applications, with the final application deadline set for July […]

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By The Numbers: Learn More About UpWest
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By The Numbers: Learn More About UpWest

It’s summertime — that means we’re in Tel Aviv, hard at work recruiting for our 10th batch to participate at UpWest in Silicon Valley.  In order to celebrate the milestone of our tenth batch, we thought it’d be fun and informative to create an infographic that highlights our successes, profiles what we look for, and […]

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Coders Clan Raises $820k Seed Round
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Coders Clan Raises $820k Seed Round

  We’re excited to share that CodersClan (batch 6) has raised an $820K seed round, led by CrunchFund, Entree Capital, Kima Ventures and others. The team is building a community-driven marketplace for getting code tasks done. The company plans to use this capital to fuel growth and expand its product offerings. Read the full story […]

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UpWest Unveils Graduating Startups From Batch 9
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UpWest Unveils Graduating Startups From Batch 9

After many months of preparation, we are excited to unveil the graduating companies of Batch 9: Jaco, Backand, Imubit, BuildUp, and LiveMed. These teams are working relentlessly to solve tough issues disrupting industries in healthcare, construction, analytics, IoT, Security and Infrastructure. This is only the beginning, and we are looking forward to working with them […]

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Mentor Spotlight: Tamar Bercovici, Ilya Fushman, Leor Stern
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Mentor Spotlight: Tamar Bercovici, Ilya Fushman, Leor Stern

We’re excited to highlight three mentors from the UpWest community: Tamar Bercovici, Senior Engineering Managaer at Box, Ilya Fushman, Corporate and Business Development at DropBox, and Leor Stern, Co-Founder and CEO at Cronologics Corporation.  About Tamar: “Tamar Bercovici is a Senior Engineering Manager at Box where she leads the Distributed Data and Compute Team in […]

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Alumni Spotlight: CodersClan
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Alumni Spotlight: CodersClan

As part of a new series aimed at highlighting our alumni, we are kicking off the new UpWest Alumni Spotlight with our feature of CodersClan. CodersClan participated in batch #6 of UpWest, and found themselves sitting comfortably with their new Trello integration in the #1 spot on Product Hunt today. We sat down with Dror […]

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Keywee Gets $9.1M From Eric Schmidt, NY Times For Its AI Approach To Content Marketing
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Keywee Gets $9.1M From Eric Schmidt, NY Times For Its AI Approach To Content Marketing

This article originally appeared on March 23, 2015 in TechCrunch. While Facebook is reportedly talking to publishers to host their content as a way of boosting the number of people who read it, one more startup is entering the fray to help publishers improve readership and traffic on their own sites, specifically around paid content and content marketing. Keywee — a content marketing startup […]

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HoneyBook Raises $22M Series B
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HoneyBook Raises $22M Series B

This article originally appeared on March 5, 2015 in BizJournals. Event-planning startup HoneyBook raised $22 million in Series B funding on Thursday to further the company’s plans to expand into cities across the U.S. Norwest Venture Partners led the round with participation from Aleph and Hillsven. The company has raised $32 million to date from investors […]

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Samsung Global Innovation Center Partners With UpWest
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Samsung Global Innovation Center Partners With UpWest

2015 is here and we are excited to welcome a new partner! We’re proud to share that UpWest has partnered with the Samsung Global Innovation Center, a recently launched Samsung Electronics organization that connects the largest technology platform in the world with the brightest new companies and entrepreneurs to take the world in imaginative new […]

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