Upstream Events: Alex Adelman from Lolli, NYC Female Founder Headshots & Sweets, Lucas Bagno from Village Global, Jocelyn Hsu from Picsart, and more!

5 min readAug 10, 2021

Hi everyone,

Fantastic to see so many familiar faces in NYC last week.

Meet Someone AMAZING?

  • Did you help someone? Make an amazing connection? Let us know by replying to this email. We track community wins and love hearing your stories of connection.

Female Founder in NYC?

  • If you’re a woman or female-identifying founder in NYC, we’re hosting a special small gathering for you this week. Made possible by our friends at Public! Send Sarah an email at for the deets!

What You Can’t Miss This Week:

  • Tuesday at 7pm ET: Meet Miguel Guerrero, founder of Otis AI, at Pitch Night. Otis AI leverages artificial intelligence and POS data to automate digital ad campaigns to help small business owners drive sales. (RSVP)
  • Tuesday at 6pm ET: Excited to chat with Lucas Bagno, investor at Village Global who has backed the likes of Eight Sleep, Main Street, Clubhouse & more! ​​Village Global is a $100M+ early stage venture capital fund backed by some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs. (RSVP)
  • Thursday at 12pm ET: Join us to learn from Jocelyn Hsu, Senior Manager of Creator Community at Picsart, about what she’s learned about community building for creators and building a team of community managers. (RSVP)
  • Thursday at 5pm ET: Can’t wait to host Alex Adelman from Lolli, the leading bitcoin rewards application for online purchases. Alex will talk about all things Bitcoin and Crypto, and the new exciting projects he has for Lolli. (RSVP)
  • Friday at 12pm ET: Jack Davis: Come and talk NFTs with Jack Davis, CEO & Founder of Crypto TV and hear them jam about upcoming NFT projects. (RSVP)

Upcoming IRL Events Hosted By Upstream

  • New York We’re hosting a small group of female founders this Wednesday. Email Sarah at for more info!
  • Miami — Thurs, Sept 30 @ 6pm: Enjoy the rest of your summer and kick off the fall with Upstream’s IRL Happy Hour at the end of Sept (RSVP)

Reminder: You can join from web or mobile!

Win of the Week: Has Upstream helped you professionally? Share your Upstream win with Alex/Sarah to get featured (& get a special Upstream gift!)

We love hearing your stories of connection from the IRL events! Please keep sharing when you meet amazing people!

New Feature Alert: Resume Upload

Super excited to share about our “Upload Resume” feature. When sharing your profile with others, you can choose to keep your resume private or public for others to see.


Open the links below from your phone or from your computer!

TUESDAY the 10th

Morning: 9am — 12pm ET

Evening: 5pm — 9pm ET

WEDNESDAY the 11th

Afternoon: 12pm — 5pm ET

Evening: 5pm — 9pm EST

THURSDAY the 12th

Afternoon: 12pm — 5pm EST

Evening: 5pm — 9pm EST

FRIDAY the 13th

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!





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