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Upwards was founded in 2017 by a team of educators, care experts, and technology innovators with over 30+ years of experience in early childhood care. Our mission is to make care accessible to all families and empower the caregivers who provide it.

We bring together families, care providers, employers, and governments to create new care avenues in real-time and utilizes a data-driven approach to enhance the supply and capacity of the care system.  

The Latest Buzz:

Upwards Announces Program to Boost Local Bellevue Childcare Providers

Upwards Raises $21M in Series B Funding to Scale Childcare Solutions and Accelerate Impact for Families, Employers, and Communities Nationwide

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Media Highlights

Meet three California startups taking on America’s child-care crisis

No one should have to go broke caring for someone else’s kids

What are parents doing for childcare? Here are 3 options

How a tech startup is making quality, affordable childcare accessible

Upwards (formerly WeeCare) raised $12 million in Series A funding led by M13 to help employers offer childcare as an Incentive

Upwards (formerly WeeCare) wants to make childcare affordable for 

grocery clerks, janitors, 

and essential workers

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