UpRise 2023 Summer Schedule

UpRise Masterclasses

Summer is HERE but We are Still Hard at Work! Sign up for UpRise Expert Hours and UpRise Masterclasses today!
What’s UpRise? It’s a free UpSurge program to help you build a business that can attract customers and funding. Access top local experts – experienced entrepreneurs, VCs, and professional service providers – and hands-on masterclasses.
Who should sign up? UpRise Experts is for founders beyond concept stage who have a company, an MVP or a live product, and have some funding (including pitch competitions and accelerators).

Sign up in just three steps (about 15 minutes total):

  1. Check out our current slate of UpRise experts and EIRs and figure out who you hope to work with.
  2. Fill out this form to provide experts with a basic look at your business.
  3. This form includes a screenshot of a brief survey called ABACA, which helps us understand your stage (no judgment, just information!!).

Once you’ve completed the info above, you’ll be sent a link to a mentor deck to schedule office hours with the experts, or you may be invited to an S3 session.

  • Office Hours with professional services experts in legal, finance, marketing, and other important subjects and functions
  • Office Hours with Executives in Residence (EIRs) – Experienced entrepreneurs providing executive coaching, fundraising, strategy, and leadership support
  • Startup Strategy Sessions (S3) with top investors- A rotating group of local investors/venture capitalists providing feedback in small group sessions

UpRise Summer Masterclasses

UpRise Masterclasses are open to the entire Baltimore tech community to answer some of your most pressing questions. Join us for well-known local and national experts on topics of broad interest. New sessions are added every week so keep an eye out!

Register HERE for: Selling to Government

  • Who? Stephanie Chin
  • Where? UpSurge Offices, 1501 St. Paul St. Suite 130
  • When? June 20th, 2023 (4-6 PM)

Register HERE for: Hands-On Guide to AI Tools

  • Who? Charles Cummings
  • Where? UpSurge Offices, 1501 St. Paul St. Suite 130
  • When? July 11th, 2023 (4-6 PM)
    • Notes: Please bring your laptop or device for this interactive session!

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