Upstream Events: Senator Cory Booker, Product Teams in a Post-Vaccine World with Execs from…

Hey everybody,

Sarah Wood
Sarah Wood

Hey everybody,

Big week ahead! Recommend you read closely because there’s a lot here.

5 Things You Can’t Miss:

  1. Friday at 4:30pm ET: Cory Booker will discuss the effects of the American Rescue Plan on small business, the future of the earned income and child tax credit, and his long effort to legalize marijuana. (RSVP)
  2. Wednesday at 8pm ET: What will product teams look like post-Covid? We’ll chat with Fazal Yameen, VP of Product at Stash, Dheerja Kaur, Product & Consumer Experience at Robinhood about back to the office, building culture, and more! (RSVP)
  3. Wednesday at 6pm ET: Join us for a group conversation on business development and healthcare with Ellen DaSilva, Director of Business Development at hims / hers, Shalina Wadhwani, Senior Director of Business Development at care/of, and Prabhat Dhar, Head of Business Development at headspace! (RSVP)
  4. Tuesday at 4pm ET: We’ll talk all things Ramp with Emily Jorgens, Head of BD and Partnerships at Ramp. Couldn’t be better timed — Ramp just raised at a $1.6B valuation. (RSVP)
  5. Wednesday at 12:30pm ET: Julia Govberg, Community at First Round, and Victoria Knox, Community at Public, will discuss the future of community and why companies need to be investing in their community. (RSVP)

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MONDAY the 12th

Afternoon: 12pm — 5pm EST

TUESDAY the 13th

Afternoon: 12pm — 5pm EST

Evening: 5pm — 8pm EST

WEDNESDAY the 14th

Afternoon: 12pm — 5pm EST

Evening: 5pm — 8pm EST

BD Meetup #25: Biz Dev and Healthcare at 7pm ET

Panel includes

  • Ellen DaSilva — Director of Business Development at hims / hers
  • Shalina Wadhwani — Senior Director of Business Development at care/of
  • Prabhat Dhar — Head of Business Development at headspace

Product Teams in a Post-Vaccine World at 8pm ET

Panel includes

  • Fazal Yameen — VP of Product at Stash
  • Dheerja Kaur — Product, Consumer Experience at Robinhood

THURSDAY the 15th

Afternoon: 12pm — 5pm EST

Evening: 5pm — 9pm EST

Friday the 16th

Morning: 9am — 12pm EST

Afternoon: 12pm — 5pm EST

Notable Upcoming

If you have any friends you think might like the events above, share the link with them so they can RSVP and join!

Can’t wait to see you at an event!


Sarah Wood

Head of Community