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StartOut

StartOut

A private online community for LGBTQ entrepreneurs

StartOut is a US 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering and developing entrepreneurship in the LGBT community. They host 70 annual events and have a network of more than 15,000, StartOut is connecting the entrepreneurial ecosystem, educating entrepreneurs on issues surrounding the business lifecycle and working with the LGBT community by profiling out and successful founders. StartOut currently has chapters in San Francisco, New York, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Denver, Seattle, and have more in development.





In addition, the StartOut Global LGBTQ Entrepreneur Network is supported by Citi Ventures partners with entrepreneurship-focused organizations around the world (including Series Q in the UK) to reach more than 40,000 members. The Global Network works with the LGBTQ community by connecting entrepreneurs and their business partners, investors, and mentors with each other.



Twitter address: @StartOut



Timeline

People

Name
Role
Related Golden topics

Andres Wydler

Executive Director

Startups

Beth Houtrow

Employee



Bryan Janeczko

Founder



Chris Fraley

Employee



Chris Sinton

Board member



Chris Young

Employee



Joe DiPasquale

Board member



Jonathan D. Lovitz

Employee



Joshua Roma

Employee



Lorenzo Thione

Founder



Nicole Dogwill

Employee



Patrick Grosso

Board member



Phoebe Arquero

Employee



Sarah Burgaud

Employee



Tony Moraga

Employee



Wasim Ahmad

Chair of StartOut New York

Entrepreneurship

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type

Nine Magical LGBTQ+other Startups and Where to Find Them

Wasim Ahmad



StartOut’s Eleven: LGBTQ Startups that show innovation is alive and kicking in New York

Wasim Ahmad



Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Why StartOut?

9 October 2016

Companies

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CEO
Location
Products/Services