Upstream Events — Week of 11/23

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Hey everyone -

Happy holidays! This is a shorter events week with Thanksgiving on Thursday.

One quick announcement: I want to welcome Sarah Wood, our newest employee at Upstream. She will be Head of Growth and Community and today is her first day. Say hi to her on Twitter — @sarah___wood and read the blog post (here).

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If you have any friends you think might like the events below, share the link with them so they can RSVP and join!

Reminder: Open the links below from your phone.

MONDAY the 23rd

Office Hours:

Chris Ackerman — Director, Partner Engineering at Facebook at 11am ET

Matt Colleran — CMO at Clamour at 12pm ET

Kurt Benson — CEO/Founder at Tidal League at 12pm ET

Kyrill Zlobenko — Head of Europe at Seedrs at 1pm ET

Alex Taub — Co-founder at Upstream at 1pm ET

Zach Levin — Founder of Law by Levin at 1pm ET

Kazi Islam — Product at Upstream at 2pm ET

Eric Schoenbach — Associate at Alpaca.VC at 3pm ET

TUESDAY the 24th

Creator/Passion Economy Mixer #2 at 1pm ET

Expert Series: Early Days at VICE with Ben Dietz (16 Years at VICE in Biz Dev and Sales) at 2pm ET

Investor Series #13 with Parul Singh — Principal at Founder Collective at 7pm ET

Stanford Alumni Mixer #1

Office Hours:

Captain Planet — CEO/Founder at Tap + Founder at MakeSpace at 12:30pm ET

Neal Conlon — Entrepreneur Coach at 1pm ET

Ryan Babenzien — Founder/CEO at Greats at 1pm ET

Sarah Wood — Head of Growth and Community at Upstream at 1pm ET

Kate Kelly — CEO/Co-founder at Chelsea Capital at 1pm ET

Matt Restivo — Founder/CEO at mbark.co at 3:30pm ET

Dave Weinberg — Partnerships at Recruited at 4pm ET

Brad Jenkins — CEO at Seed Round Capital — 5pm ET

Brian Fakhoury — Investor at Underscore.VC at 5pm ET

WEDNESDAY the 25th

Expert Series: Path to VC straight out of school with Gaby Goldberg at BVP at 1pm ET

Jews in Tech Event #10 at 6pm ET

Upstream Social XXXIX — Special Thanksgiving Event with surprise guests at 7pm ET

Office Hours:

Jennifer Dagi — Relationship Blogger at 10am ET

Kine Paulsen — Partner at kinfizz at 12pm ET

Greg Baroth — Social Media Consultant at 12pm ET

Steve Gowa — Sales Enablement at 12pm ET

Neal Conlon — Entrepreneur Coach at 12pm ET

Eric Tash — Director of Digital Marketing at Qui Tequila at 1pm ET

Mike Gelb — Founder at The Consumer VC at 2pm ET

Sarah Wood — Head of Growth and Community at Upstream at 2:30pm ET

Mat Kaliski — Principal at Acronym Venture Capital at 3pm ET

Douglas Govindavajhala — Senior Software Engineer at Founder DG edtech ventures at 6pm ET

Henry Chi — Investor at Capital Innovators at 8pm ET

Ron Schwartz — CEO at TechHub Limited at 9pm ET

THURSDAY the 26th

No Events — Happy Thanksgiving!

Office Hours:

Jory Schwach — Founder at Andium at 8am ET

Andrew McCarley — Senior Consultant at Peabody Aerospace at 3pm ET

Eric Broad — CEO at Bowery Legal at 4pm ET

FRIDAY the 27th

No Events

Office Hours:

Hanan Eldahry — Founder/CEO at myHotHoods at 9am ET

Scott Rosenbluth — CEO at Craze Management at 11am ET

Lio Slama — CEO/Co-founder at AskNeo.io at 11am ET

Sarah Wood — Head of Growth and Community at Upstream at 11:30am ET

Steve Gowa — Sales Enablement at 12pm ET

Neal Conlon — Entrepreneur Coach at 12pm ET

Kurt Benson — CEO/Founder at Tidal League at 12pm ET

Alex Taub — Co-founder at Upstream at 1pm ET

Kine Paulsen — Partner at kinfizz at 2pm ET

Jake Wayne — Investor at Torch Capital at 3pm ET

Kaitlin Yapchaian — Executive Director, Product Marketing at The New York Times at 3pm ET

Michael Galluppo — Founder at OLY.AI at 4:30pm ET

Hanna S — Venture Scout and Product Strategist at 4:30pm ET

Notable Upcoming

Fellow Female Founders #9 w/ Medha Agarwal from Redpoint Ventures on 12/2 at 3pm ET

Miami Tech Social #3 with guest speaker — Mayor Francis Suarez on 12/2 at 5pm ET

Sports Business Event #11 with Ricky Engelberg (CMO of Vistaprint) on 12/2 at 6pm ET

Upstream Social XXXX — Kerry Flynn — Media Reporter at CNN on 12/4 at 3pm ET

Active Investor Social #17 w/ Paul Strachman Partner Red Sea Ventures on 12/8 at 7pm ET

Upstream Social XXXXII w/ Nick Vega — Tech Reporter at The New York Post on 12/18 at 3pm ET

We are always looking for awesome new faces at the events. Take a minute and think of someone you know that might enjoy these events.

Feel free to introduce them to me directly. Alternatively, just send them this email / links so they can join the community + rsvp direct.

I hope to see you at one!

Alex

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