StartOut Community

StartOut is a community of LGBTQ+ founders and professionals and our allies. By joining StartOut, you will find the right connections, scale your knowledge, and get the exposure your startup deserves.

As the leading nonprofit supporting LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs, StartOut is on a mission to accelerate the LGBTQ+ community's growth to drive economic empowerment.

Join A Group of Diverse Community Leaders

We connect mission-aligned leaders looking to amplify StartOut’s impact through shared networks, collaborating on events, and celebrating LGBTQ+ entrepreneurial success. As a StartOut Programming Board member, you will join our efforts to provide support to LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs so they can thrive.

StartOut Programming Board members provide access to educational and engaging content across virtual and in-person events. We are grateful to our members who wish to give back to StartOut by sharing their expertise with the board community. Connect with our Programming Board members through their LinkedIn profiles below or by signing up to our portal.

Our Programming Board Members

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Almost every LGBTQ+ entrepreneur has encountered unequal access to key resources needed to advance their business.

Happy Pride!

This year, StartOut is celebrating our 15th anniversary! There is no better time to donate to our Pride Campaign and join our legacy of empowering the next generation LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs.