Watch your emails for a very exciting announcement from us on Wednesday! We can’t wait to share what we’ve been working on (and there will be a gift!)
5 Things You Can’t Miss:
- Tuesday at 6pm ET: We couldn’t be more excited to chat with Jay Drain, Investor at Maven Ventures about all things consumer, cultural assets, and his road to VC. (RSVP)
- Tuesday at 8pm ET: Vernon Coleman, founder of Realtime, will chat with Sarah Alister, our Biz Dev Intern. Realtime is an invite-only social networking app that raised a $4mm seed round led by Alexis Ohanian. (RSVP)
- Wednesday at 6pm ET: Cynthia Frelund is a NFL analytics expert, providing her unique insights on NFL Fantasy LIVE, GameDay Morning, and more. Can’t wait to chat with her! (RSVP)
- Thursday at 1pm ET: If you don’t read “Not Boring” by Packy McCormick, you should. We’ll chat with Packy about what goes into making his esteemed newsletter. (RSVP)
- Friday at 3 pm ET: Join us to talk with Margaux MacColl from Business Insider who covers startups and venture capital. (RSVP)
Bonus: In case one IRL event in Miami wasn’t enough, we now have TWO IRL Miami gatherings on the calendar.
- Join us this Thursday, May 20 from 6–8pm ET at Parkline Apartments. Food and drinks are all covered by Coyo Taco (with a margarita bar!) and dessert will be in the penthouse. (RSVP)
- Hot off the presses, we just confirmed our 15th Miami Tech Social for June 3 from 6–8pm ET at the DiLodo Beach Club at The Ritz Carlton, South Beach right before the Bitcoin 2021 conference. (RSVP)
Reminder: You can join from web or mobile!
An Upstream win, we’re celebrating our rapidly growing team!
We just welcomed Ilana Wieder as Head of Growth Marketing, Paul Garcia as a Senior Software Developer, and Sofia Guzowski as a Business Development Intern. We’re hiring a Designer and Senior Software Developer if you know someone or want to join our amazing team! Email me at [email protected] or Sarah at [email protected] if you know anyone.
New Feature Alert: Start Your Own Community
Love being an Upstream community member? Want to host your own community? We’ve made it much easier and faster to start a community on Upstream.
You can start your own community in-app, and now only need to get approved by our community team. We’ve streamlined this process so you can get your community up and going asap. The old process required several emails back and forth.
You can start your own community on Upstream for Web here!
THIS WEEK’S EVENTS ROUND-UP
Open the links below from your phone or from your computer!
TUESDAY the 18th
Afternoon: 12pm — 5pm EST
Evening: 5pm — 8pm EST
- Investor Series #38 with Jay Drain from Maven Ventures at 6pm ET
- Pitch Night #19 with Realtime at 8pm ET
WEDNESDAY the 19th
Afternoon: 11am — 5pm EST
- Jews in Tech Meet with Guest Speaker On Freund, Operating partner at PICO Venture Partners at 11am ET
- Robotic Disruption Case Study: from investment to exit with Teddy Seem, Partner at Outsiders Fund at 12:30pm ET
Evening: 5pm — 9pm EST
THURSDAY the 20th
Morning / Afternoon: 12pm — 5pm EST
- Find Your Co-founder Community — Cofounder, Partnerships and Mentors w/ Dave Weinberg at 12pm ET
- How Write Deep Dive and Launch A Newsletter with Packy McCormick — Creator of Not Boring at 1pm ET
- Invest Internally: Employee-focused CSR at 4:30pm ET
Evening: 5pm — 9pm EST
- PR Pros Networking XVI at 5:30pm ET
- Miami Tech Social #14 IRL May Gathering at Parkline Apartments at 6pm — 8pm ET
- Jews in Tech Meet & Greet at 8pm ET
Friday the 21st
Morning: 9am — 12pm EST
Afternoon: 12pm — 5pm EST
- NFT Community Event #12 at 1pm ET
- Upstream Social #64 with Margaux MacColl — Startup / VC Reporter at Business Insider at 3pm ET
- Consumer Investor / Founder meetup with Ben Zises from SuperAngel Fund at 4pm ET
- Conscious Capitalism: Who’s With Me?? At 6pm ET
- Investor Series #39 with Anu Duggal — Founding Partner at Female Founders Fund on 5/25 at 6pm ET
- Michigan Alumni Meet-Up #2 on 5/25 at 7pm ET
- Pitch Night #24 with Athleta Ed on 5/25 at 7pm ET
- Jews in Tech Meet & Greet with Guest Speaker Barr Yaron on 5/25 at 8pm ET
- Future of Marketing Operations on 5/26 at 12:30pm ET
- Founders Helping Founders #10- When do you let go of specific job functions as a founder/executive? on 5/26 at 2pm ET
- Staying A Remote First Team Post-Covid on 5/26 at 4pm ET
- BD Meetup #27 on 5/26 at 7pm ET
- Serial Marketers SpeedUp #25 on 5/27 at 12pm ET
- How I Became an Impact Investor on 5/27 at 3pm ET
- What Are You Building? Neura Health with CEO/Co-Founder Elizabeth Burstein on 5/27 at 6pm ET
- Active Investor #26 — Deal Flow with Series A investors on 5/27 at 7pm ET
- Healthcare Community Social — 5.27.21 on 5/27 at 7pm ET
- NFT Community Event #13 on 5/28 at 1pm ET
- Upstream Social #65 with Harry McCracken — Technology Editor at Fast Company on 5/28 at 3pm ET
- Sustainability Speed Networking Session on 6/1 at 5pm ET
- Future of No Code on 6/2 at 12:30pm ET
- Serial Marketers — First Wednesday in NYC on 6/2 at 5pm ET at Shake Shack in NYC
- Your Most Impacted Stakeholders: Operationalizing Employee Wellness on 6/3 at 3pm ET
- Consumer Investor / Founder meetup with Jordan Nof from Tusk Ventures on 6/3 at 4pm ET
- PR Pros Networking XVII on 6/4 at 5:30pm ET
- Miami Tech Social #15 IRL June Gathering — Bitcoin 2021 Conference on 6/3 at 6pm ET at The Ritz Carlton, South Beach
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!