Upstream Events: Amanda Goetz from House of Wise, Kate McAndrew from Bolt, Sophia Kunthara from Crunchbase News, How to Set Up Your Crypto Wallet: Part 2 & 3, and more!

4 min readAug 31, 2021

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)
  2. Tuesday at 7PM ET: Looking for a new job but not ACTIVELY looking? You need to know about Pearl! Pearl is an SMS-based “personal recruiter in your pocket” for busy people to put their job search on auto-pilot. Come to Pitch Night and hear from Tim Connors, founder of Pearl. (RSVP)
  3. Wednesday at 1pm ET: You’ve heard of gig work but have you hired half-time engineers? Or quarter-time designers? Vlad, cofounder at TurtleOS, will speak alongside several leaders about the future of Fractional Work. (RSVP)
  4. Thursday at 4pm ET: Come to the ConsumerVC meet-up with Kate McAndrew, Partner at Bolt. She’s invested in Tonal, Spark Grills, Bobbie Baby, and in everything from personalized health, to infant formula, to the mobile metaverse. (RSVP)
  5. Friday at 3PM ET: Get the inside scoop on the latest startup and venture capital news with Sophia Kunthara from Crunchbase News. (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.

Last week we hosted a “How to Set Up Your Crypto Wallet” teach-in with 120+ RSVPs. If you missed the “How to Set Up Your Crypto Wallet” teach-in, you can catch the whole event on Youtube here!

We build on this series this week on Thursday at 5pm ET, discussing what to do after you buy, how to evaluate when to sell, how to use Discord effectively, and more. (RSVP)

Next week, we’ll have Part 3 with Mike Dudas, Founder of The Block and VP, BD & Ventures at Paxos, to teach how to set up Hardware Wallets. (RSVP)

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

MONDAY the 30th

Afternoon: 12pm — 5pm ET

Evening: 5pm — 9pm EST

TUESDAY the 31st

Afternoon: 12pm — 5pm ET

Evening: 5pm — 9pm ET


Afternoon: 12pm — 5pm ET

Evening: 5pm — 9pm EST

THURSDAY the 2nd

Afternoon: 12pm — 5pm EST

Evening: 5pm — 9pm EST

FRIDAY the 3rd

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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