Hey everyone,

Incredible turnout for our conversation with Reid Hoffman about mastering scale last Friday.

We tested our own mastery of scale, hosting the largest Upstream virtual event in company history (466 RSVPs!)


Hey everyone,

Blown away by the awesome guest speakers we have this week and throughout September. Watch your email, you won’t want to miss these!

Check out the Upstream Channel on Youtube- we’ll be posting full recaps of our guest speakers going forward.

5 Things You Can’t Miss This Week:

  1. Monday at 5PM ET: Join the Miami Tech Community and meet Amanda Goetz, founder of House of Wise, a company that empowers women to take control of their sleep, sex, stress, and wealth through trusted CBD products. Learn about her recent $2M seed round and her move to Miami! (RSVP)

Hey everyone,

Meet your next investor or co-founder at an Upstream virtual event this week!

With the rise of Covid cases, we’ve increased the cadence of our virtual events so you have more opportunities to meet amazing people, even if we’re not gathering in-person.

What You Can’t Miss This Week:

  • Tuesday at 6pm ET: Jam with Nick Adams, Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Differential Ventures, an early-stage fund that invests in startups that are on the cutting edge of data science and machine learning. (RSVP)
  • Tuesday at 7pm ET: This week at Pitch Night, meet Haley Fradkin, Tulane Alumni and…

Hey everyone,

This month we’re passing the mic to you! Want to interview a speaker virtually in Upstream Earlybirds? Let us know by replying to this email.

We want to elevate our community members (and give you a break from hearing from me 6x a week!). Shout out to Jing for the great idea!

What You Can’t Miss This Week:

  • Tuesday at 12pm ET: Farah Sheikh, Director of Social Impact & Culture Marketing at Peloton, will chat with Nikki Bogopolskaya from TikTok about her work in social impact, brand marketing, identity, and health and how it all intersects. (RSVP)
  • Tuesday…

We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Monica Rojas to the Upstream team! Monica is a true community builder.

We’re so lucky to have her join us as a Community Manager at Upstream, working alongside Sarah and Ja’dan to support our community.

Monica is a former collegiate athlete and startup founder who devotes her free time to spurring South Florida’s Tech Community. She is passionate about bringing opportunities and equality to minority communities and has previously worked at Tech Hub South Florida, the Palm Beach Tech Association, and the Mathem Group.

We couldn’t be more pumped to have Monica on our team! Please join us in welcoming her to the Upstream team.

If you want to reach her, you can find her on LinkedIn and Twitter.

If you are interested in joining our team — please email us at hi@upstreamapp.com.


Hi everyone,

We celebrated National Intern Day last Thursday with the amazing Gen Z community. Thanks to Public and our amazing line-up of partners & pop-ups for making it possible!


We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Josh Litchman to the Upstream team!

Josh joins our team as a Product Designer to work alongside Zhanna to design the future of Upstream.

Josh brings a keen eye for design, experience working with start-ups, and a fierce passion for supporting entrepreneurs and creators.

Josh loves traveling, snowboarding, and building companies from early days to execution.

Most recently, Josh was a Product Designer for Frame Collective, working with start-ups across all stages of the design lifecycle.

Previously, he worked at PeerStreet and helped found No Static Projects, a Full-Service Management platform for Artists…


Hi everyone,

It’s Gen Z Takeover this week at Upstream. Our amazing interns Tracy, Sofia, and Sarah Alister planned the Can’t-Miss-Event of the summer this Thursday at Norwood Club in partnership with Public.

RSVP here. Invite your Gen Z colleagues, interns, siblings, and friends!

Check out pop-ups and freebies from amazing Gen-Z founded brands including OffLimits Cereal, Couplet Coffee, Groovy Butter, BEHAVE gummies, BonBonWhims & drinks supplied by Oli Pop.

P.S. In case you got FOMO and also Googled “What is the cut-off for Gen Z vs Millennial?”… looks like Gen Z is anyone born after 1995.

5 Things You…


We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Karandeep Singh to the Upstream team! Karandeep joins our team as a Software Developer and we truly cannot wait to see how Karandeep will help build the future of Upstream.

Karandeep brings 8+ years of dev experience as well as a talent for managing teams and seeing products through from vision to execution to our growing team.

Most recently, Karandeep was a Technical Engineering Manager at UBS. Previously, he worked as a Software Developer at Core Informatics and Miner Labs, and has even conducted nanotechnology research for Nasa.

Karandeep graduated from the NYU…

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