Freelancing is on the rise. For individuals, freelancing offers a compelling way to work with more flexibility and the freedom to create a desirable lifestyle. More and more organizations are moving beyond traditional employment practices to hiring freelance workers in order to find the skills they need when they need them. So, how can you take advantage of this trend and become a be your own boss?

If you are thinking about becoming a freelancer, join us for Be Your Own Boss. In this interactive workshop, you will gain insights about being a freelancer and learn about tools and resources to help you get started as your own boss.

Uptima Presents Rani Croager, co-founder of Uptima Business Bootcamp. Rani started Uptima to address the challenges of traditional entrepreneurship programs and business accelerators in providing accessible education and mentorship to a diverse group of entrepreneurs. Rani has drawn on more than 15 years of experience advising organizations on strategic and financial planning, capital raising and mergers and acquisitions to develop the model for Uptima. Prior to co-founding Uptima, Rani was a member of the founding team and vice president at Altius Education where she raised over $30 million of capital to fund development of the company’s educational ecosystem. Rani began her career as a successful investment banker and has led and participated in over 30 financing, merger, acquisition and joint venture transactions, representing over $15 billion in value, for leading technology companies.

About Uptima Oakland Accelerator

We are part of the Uptima Business Bootcamp network of member-owned business accelerators dedicated to providing entrepreneurs with greater access to hands-on education, resources and community to create thriving businesses.

Running out of Impact HUB Oakland, our classes and business advising services offer a unique way for freelancers, small business owners and startup founders to get valuable training within a dynamic community on the leading edge of “next economy” new business development.

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Uptima Business Bootcamp


Date & Time

27 April 2018 | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm


Impact Hub Oakland – 2323 Broadway, Oakland, CA


Updated on 12 April 2018