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Quarterback lets top esports gamers and streamers create their own fan-based leagues

In an effort to tie the top gamers and streamers more directly with their fans, a new company called Quarterback has just raised $2.5 million to create and manage fan-based leagues for the superstars

UpWest Labs just raised $18 million to bring Israeli founders to the US

The micro venture firm UpWest Labs was founded nearly six years ago in Palo Alto with one mission in mind: to bring Israeli founders to the U.S. when their companies are still nascent and provide the

uMake Raises $5.2M To Take On AutoDesk And Others In The World Of 3D Design

The 3D market has seen an explosion of interest on the back of new hardware to create and experience it, from 3D cameras and VR headgear through to 3D printers; and a raft of popular content that has

UpWest Labs Nurtures Promising Israeli Startups In Silicon Valley

UpWest Labs was founded in 2012  with a simple idea. Israel has tons of startup talent, but much of the funding is in the U.S. The founders decided to put the two together and bring a small group of

CyberX Gets $2M Seed Funding To Bring Better Security To The Industrial Internet

CyberX, a software security startup that launched last year out of the UpWest Labs accelerator, has raised $2 million in seed funding. The round was led by Glilot Capital Partners with participatio

With $20M Raised Among Grads, Israeli-American Accelerator UpWest Unveils Its Latest Cohorts Of Top-Notch Transplants

Depending on whom you ask, Silicon Valley and Israel have either had a long and prodigious symbiotic relationship when it comes to technology and technology companies, or Silicon Valley wouldn’t

UpWest Labs’ Fourth Batch Of Israeli Startups Look To Go Big In The U.S. By Taking The B2B Approach

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/03/29/israeli-american-accelerator-upwest-labs-graduates-its-first-batch-of-startups/">In January of last year, Gil Ben-Artzy and Shuly Galili launched</a> a

Invi Turns Texting Into A Rich Media Experience, Raises $750K

<a target="_blank" href="http://invi.com">Invi</a>, a startup trying to integrate a broad range of media into the texting experience, is launching on Google Play today. It's also announcing a seed rou

Inside Upwest Labs, The Startup Accelerator That Brings Israel To Silicon Valley [TCTV]

There is certainly no shortage of startup incubators and accelerators these days, but Silicon Valley's <a target="_blank" href="http://upwestlabs.com/">Upwest Labs</a> is doing something especially un

With Top Firms On Hand, Israeli-American Accelerator UpWest Labs Debuts Its Second Class

At Aol's offices in Palo Alto this evening, <a target="_blank" href="http://upwestlabs.com/">UpWest Labs</a> pulled back the curtain on its second batch of startups. While the accelerator is open to c

Israeli-American Accelerator UpWest Labs Graduates Its First Batch Of Startups

When it comes to countries with thriving startup ecosystems, Israel ranks among the best. With nearly 5,000 startups currently in business -- second only to the U.S. -- the country's pool of entrepren