As a founder, operator, advisor and angel investor, Gabe has helped numerous companies launch, navigate growth and scale. Since early 2014 Upshift’s first 5 graduates have raised over $215m in follow on funding. Before starting Upshift, Gabe led Co-Founded CalFinder Group and bootstrapped sales to $20m in sales. Calfinder continues to be one of the fastest growing marketplaces in home services. Prior to Calfinder Gabe sold his first company at 21 years old. Gabe serves on the boards of Calfinder and Metta Institute. In addition to investing and helping founders scale sales he is also actively involved in incubating additional businesses.