Hey everyone -
Happy holidays! This is a shorter events week with Thanksgiving on Thursday.
One quick announcement: I want to welcome Sarah Wood, our newest employee at Upstream. She will be Head of Growth and Community and today is her first day. Say hi to her on Twitter —
@sarah___wood and read the blog post ( here).
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MONDAY the 23rd Office Hours: Chris Ackerman — Director, Partner Engineering at Facebook at 11am ET Matt Colleran — CMO at Clamour at 12pm ET Kurt Benson — CEO/Founder at Tidal League at 12pm ET Kyrill Zlobenko — Head of Europe at Seedrs at 1pm ET Alex Taub — Co-founder at Upstream at 1pm ET Zach Levin — Founder of Law by Levin at 1pm ET Kazi Islam — Product at Upstream at 2pm ET Eric Schoenbach — Associate at Alpaca.VC at 3pm ET TUESDAY the 24th Creator/Passion Economy Mixer #2 at 1pm ET Expert Series: Early Days at VICE with Ben Dietz (16 Years at VICE in Biz Dev and Sales) at 2pm ET Investor Series #13 with Parul Singh — Principal at Founder Collective at 7pm ET Stanford Alumni Mixer #1 Office Hours: Captain Planet — CEO/Founder at Tap + Founder at MakeSpace at 12:30pm ET Neal Conlon — Entrepreneur Coach at 1pm ET Ryan Babenzien — Founder/CEO at Greats at 1pm ET Sarah Wood — Head of Growth and Community at Upstream at 1pm ET Kate Kelly — CEO/Co-founder at Chelsea Capital at 1pm ET Matt Restivo — Founder/CEO at mbark.co at 3:30pm ET Dave Weinberg — Partnerships at Recruited at 4pm ET Brad Jenkins — CEO at Seed Round Capital — 5pm ET Brian Fakhoury — Investor at Underscore.VC at 5pm ET WEDNESDAY the 25th Expert Series: Path to VC straight out of school with Gaby Goldberg at BVP at 1pm ET Jews in Tech Event #10 at 6pm ET Upstream Social XXXIX — Special Thanksgiving Event with surprise guests at 7pm ET Office Hours: Jennifer Dagi — Relationship Blogger at 10am ET Kine Paulsen — Partner at kinfizz at 12pm ET Greg Baroth — Social Media Consultant at 12pm ET Steve Gowa — Sales Enablement at 12pm ET Neal Conlon — Entrepreneur Coach at 12pm ET Eric Tash — Director of Digital Marketing at Qui Tequila at 1pm ET Mike Gelb — Founder at The Consumer VC at 2pm ET Sarah Wood — Head of Growth and Community at Upstream at 2:30pm ET Mat Kaliski — Principal at Acronym Venture Capital at 3pm ET Douglas Govindavajhala — Senior Software Engineer at Founder DG edtech ventures at 6pm ET Henry Chi — Investor at Capital Innovators at 8pm ET Ron Schwartz — CEO at TechHub Limited at 9pm ET THURSDAY the 26th
No Events — Happy Thanksgiving!
Office Hours: Jory Schwach — Founder at Andium at 8am ET Andrew McCarley — Senior Consultant at Peabody Aerospace at 3pm ET Eric Broad — CEO at Bowery Legal at 4pm ET FRIDAY the 27th
Office Hours: Hanan Eldahry — Founder/CEO at myHotHoods at 9am ET Scott Rosenbluth — CEO at Craze Management at 11am ET Lio Slama — CEO/Co-founder at AskNeo.io at 11am ET Sarah Wood — Head of Growth and Community at Upstream at 11:30am ET Steve Gowa — Sales Enablement at 12pm ET Neal Conlon — Entrepreneur Coach at 12pm ET Kurt Benson — CEO/Founder at Tidal League at 12pm ET Alex Taub — Co-founder at Upstream at 1pm ET Kine Paulsen — Partner at kinfizz at 2pm ET Jake Wayne — Investor at Torch Capital at 3pm ET Kaitlin Yapchaian — Executive Director, Product Marketing at The New York Times at 3pm ET Michael Galluppo — Founder at OLY.AI at 4:30pm ET Hanna S — Venture Scout and Product Strategist at 4:30pm ET Notable Upcoming Fellow Female Founders #9 w/ Medha Agarwal from Redpoint Ventures on 12/2 at 3pm ET Miami Tech Social #3 with guest speaker — Mayor Francis Suarez on 12/2 at 5pm ET Sports Business Event #11 with Ricky Engelberg (CMO of Vistaprint) on 12/2 at 6pm ET Upstream Social XXXX — Kerry Flynn — Media Reporter at CNN on 12/4 at 3pm ET Active Investor Social #17 w/ Paul Strachman Partner Red Sea Ventures on 12/8 at 7pm ET Upstream Social XXXXII w/ Nick Vega — Tech Reporter at The New York Post on 12/18 at 3pm ET
We are always looking for awesome new faces at the events.
Take a minute and think of someone you know that might enjoy these events.
Feel free to introduce them to me directly. Alternatively, just send them this email / links so they can join the community + rsvp direct.
I hope to see you at one!