Lia joined UpWest in 2017 as our investment team member based in Tel Aviv. Previously, Lia worked in financial research at CreditSights, a New York-based boutique firm, where she was part of the TMT group covering North American and European Media. Lia also worked in business development at FiscalNote, a regulatory tech startup in Washington DC; though she began her career working with early stage Israeli startups in both the US and Tel Aviv. A native New Yorker, Lia holds a B.A. in Public Policy from Duke University and speaks fluent Spanish.