Upstream Events: Elizabeth Yin from Hustle Fund, Eliot Brown, Author of The Cult of We, Morgan Beller from NFX, Future of Work Demo Day with 840 Venture Partners, National Intern Day Social, & More!

5 min readJul 19, 2021

Hi everyone,

Amazing to see so many of you in New York and Miami IRL this past week. Check out the photos from New York here & Miami here!

Our amazing interns are putting together a super special event for National Intern Day in New York. If you’re an intern, join us on July 29th 6:30–8:30pm ET for a Happy Hour with a curated collection of the latest & greatest Gen Z brands. (RSVP)

5 Things You Can’t Miss:

  • Monday at 6pm ET: Ja’dan will host the founders of AEXLAB at our weekly Pitch Night. AEXLAB is an experienced virtual reality company with cutting-edge technology to provide gamers with high-quality, immersive, interactive and social gaming experiences. (RSVP)
  • Wednesday at 5pm ET: Join us for our 46th Investor Series with Morgan Beller, General Partner at NFX. Morgan previously worked at Facebook on Corp Dev and co-creating Diem (fka Libra), at Medium, and a16z. (RSVP)
  • Wednesday at 12:30pm ET: Join The Future of Work Community for a demo day on the future of work trends and tech! Benjamin Reiter, General Partner at 840 Venture Partners, will kick off the event, followed by 10 incredible founders who are reimagining the future of work. (RSVP)
  • Wednesday at 6:30pm ET: Join Trace Cohen in conversation with Elizabeth Yin, Co-Founder and General Partner at Hustle Fund, a pre-seed fund for software entrepreneurs. Hustle Fund was founded in 2017 with the mission of re-imagining venture capital, to prove that what you look like or where you come from shouldn’t matter. (RSVP)
  • Friday at 3pm ET: Meet Eliot Brown, Technology and VC reporter at The Wall Street Journal and author of The Cult of We this Friday. Elliot details the story behind WeWork’s implosion and the age of Silicon Valley unicorn craziness. (RSVP)

Upcoming IRL Events Hosted By Upstream

New York:

  • Thursday, July 29th from 6:30–8:30pm: Upstream Intern IRL Social (RSVP)
  • Tuesday, August 3rd from 6–8pm: Upstream Tech & VC Happy Hour (RSVP)


  • Wednesday July 28th: The Made in Israel Community is hosting a Rooftop Happy Hour at Samsung NEXT TLV. (RSVP)

If you want to run an official Upstream event in your city, reach out to me!

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Thank you to everyone who braved the line in New York on Wednesday. We were blown away by the attendance at the IRL Happy Hour. So amazing to see 400+ members of this vibrant community.

Can’t wait for August 3rd — I’ll be flying in for the event!

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MONDAY the 19th

Afternoon: 12pm — 5pm ET

Evening: 5pm — 9pm ET

TUESDAY the 20th

Morning: 9am — 12pm ET

Evening: 5pm — 9pm ET

WEDNESDAY the 21st

Morning: 9am — 12pm ET

Afternoon: 12pm — 5pm ET

Evening: 5pm — 9pm ET

THURSDAY the 22nd

Afternoon: 12pm — 5pm ET

Evening: 5pm — 9pm EST

FRIDAY the 23rd

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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