Our mission is to keep people out of jail who shouldn’t be there.

Our Story

Eli and Jacob founded Uptrust when they saw how many people were in jail pretrial because they couldn’t afford bail – people still innocent in the eyes of the law. Underpinning high amounts of bail was often perceived “flight risk”. But after researching, it became clear that FLIGHT RISK IS A MYTH for the vast majority of defendants. People missed court because they didn’t get a reminder, had transportation issues, or were afraid. People had real challenges and needed help and Uptrust could provide a solution.

Our team

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder

Director of Community Supervision Partnerships

Director of Public Defender Partnerships
VP of Engineering
Integrations Lead
Software Engineer
Software Engineer
Integrations Engineer
Software Engineer
Program Manager

Partnerships Manager

Our Funders & Supporters