UpWest Labs Summer Internship

Tel Aviv, Summer 2015

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Position Details

  • Paid Full Time Internship
  • Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Duration: June-August 2015
  • Application Deadline: April 2

Responsibilities

We are looking for ambitious, autonomous self-starters that are passionate about helping startups. Our ideal candidate has a knack for analytics; the UpWest Labs intern will draw from a deep and diverse toolbox of resources to ensure that we have a finger on the real-time pulse of the early stage startup landscape in Israel and can responsibly manage an ambiguous and demanding schedule and work environment. The intern will execute the following responsibilities:



  • Enhance dealflow through market research to identify target leads and key players, and initiate key relationships.
  • Interact with leads via telephone, email, and in-person meetings
  • Document and track lead interactions in internal CRM
  • Conduct due diligence to evaluate leads.
  • Provide project and hiring support for portfolio companies.
  • Visit meetups, hackathons, lectures, coworking spaces, etc
  • Maintain updates and produce content for website, newsletter, social media
  • Plan and execute events/meetups that add value for our portfolio and the larger startup community.
  • Maintain and cultivate a strong reputation for UpWest Labs in Israel.

Preferred Experience

Previous experience in any of the responsibilities described above is preferred. We are also looking for the following qualities:



  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Analytical, critical thinker
  • Strong conversational, listening and writing skills
  • Banking/Consulting/Venture Capital experience (preferred)
  • Proficiency with standard productivity tools (email, google apps, MS Excel, MS Office).

About UpWest Labs

UpWest Labs is a US-based accelerator program for Israeli entrepreneurs that helps founders build their product closer to market, establish strong partnerships and investor relations, and create meaningful momentum. The accelerator provides a mentorship-based 4-month program, small seed investment, essential resources, and access to a dynamic network of experts, customers and capital. UpWest Labs continues to work with entrepreneurs post-program to maximize the success of their startups. To date, UpWest Labs graduates have raised more than $80M in funding with an average seed round of over $1M per company; Over 70% of the startups have raised follow-on funding, with a few of them acquired by the likes of Google and Priceline. To learn more visit www.upwestlabs.com or follow us at @UpWestLabs.

Interested? Contact Us!

Email your resume and a cover letter outlining why you are a good candidate for UpWest Labs to Jared Fleitman (jared@upwestlabs.com).