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Here you’ll find clips of StartOut in the news as well as our press releases and media materials. For media inquiries please contact Jonathan D. Lovitz at jonathan.lovitz@startout.org

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March 25, 2014 – StartOut Names Gene Falk as CEO
Internationally recognized social entrepreneur to lead nation’s premiere LGBT entrepreneurship organization

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February 21, 2014 – Groupon hosts mixer for StartOut, aspiring LGBT entrepreneurs

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February 11, 2014 – StartOut’s Hack Attack
Nonprofit brings LGBT tech-lovers together to innovate

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January 31, 2014 – StartOut Networking & Pitch Event 

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January 24, 2014 – Boston LGBT Thought Leaders Unite to Help Innovators StartOut & Start Up 

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November 15, 2013 – Hispanic Network Magazine: Giving LGBT Entrepreneurs a Fighting Chance 
StartOut’s Tony Moraga works to help educate LGBT entrepreneurs and connect them with others who can help them succeed

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October 1, 2013 –  StartOut Austin Presents HackOut 
The Future in Austin

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June 1, 2013 –  Give OUT Day 2013 
StartOut raises over $14,500 and additional grants as a leading fundraiser for unprecedented LGBT giving campaign

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May 3, 2013 –  StartOut Awards 4 Outstanding LGBT Leaders 
Pioneers Tim Gill, Heather Hiles, Jordan Goldman and Zoe Dunning Recognized at StartOut’s 2nd Annual Entrepreneurship Awards

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February 28, 2013 –  StartOut and Internet Week NY Join Forces at 2013 SXSW 
Step On Up to the Carnival at the Conduit Corner during SXSW Interactive

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February 4, 2013 –  StartOut Announces Second Annual Entrepreneurship Awards 
Recognizing Outstanding LGBT Entrepreneurs

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January 31, 2013 – StartOut Partners With The Founder Institute to Support LGBT Entrepreneurs 
Launches New Program StartOut Smart: The Founder Institute

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January 10, 2013 – Applications Now Open For 2013 Lesbian Entrepreneur Mentoring Program 
Lesbian Entrepreneur Mentoring Program is Seeking Mentors and Promising Entrepreneurs

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October 26, 2012 - StartOut Receives $250,000 Grant To Develop LGBT Entrepreneurs 
StartOut, Fostering Entrepreneurship in the LGBT Community, Receives Major Grant

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December 8, 2010 - StartOut Celebrates an Incredible First Year of Success 
Organization Created to Foster Entrepreneurship in the LGBT Community Reflects on Major Accomplishments and Looks Ahead to More Growth in 2011

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June 7, 2010 - StartOut Rings the Opening Bell at NYSE

In honor of the gay pride month, StartOut founders Darren Spedale, Bryan Janeczko, Joe DiPasquale, Terry Allen Rouman, Kim Frank, Robert Clauser, Peter Hopkins and Chip Conley ring  the Opening Bell, joined by members of the NYSE Euronext U.S. Diversity Council and the NYX PRIDE Employee Resource Group.

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June 7, 2010 – Helping LGBT Entrepreneurs 

StartOut’s co-founder Darren Spedale speaks to CNBC’s Scott Wapner about how the current job market is influencing the growing trend of entreprenuers.

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June 7, 2010 – StartOut Rings NY Stock Exchange Opening Bell for Pride Month

Jennifer Vanasco, editor in chief of 365Gay at LogoOnline.com sat down with StartOut’s co-founder Bryan Janezcko on the day of StartOut’s “Opening Bell Ceremony” to talk about the value of StartOut to the LGBT and entrepreneurial community.

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May 19, 2010 - The New York Times: “Building a Network of Gay Entrepreneurs”

The NYT profiles StartOut; Jessica Bruder  interviews StartOut Board of Advisors: Chip Conley and Patrick Chung as well as StartOut Board of Directors: Darren Spedale and Gabe Zichermann.

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