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StartOut

StartOut is building a world where every LGBTQ+ entrepreneur has equal access to lead, succeed, and shape the workforce of the future.

Founded: 2009 by Lorenzo Thione

  • Program Area

    Poverty Alleviation & Economic Development
  • Location of Impact

    Global
  • Headquarters Location

    San Francisco, California, United States
  • Product Platforms

    Web
  • Budget

    $1,000,000 +
  • Founder Demographics

    LGBTQ

Founded in 2009, StartOut, a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is the largest national organization to support LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs with over 25K members nationwide. Its mission is to accelerate the growth of the LGBTQ+ community to drive its economic empowerment, building a world where every LGBTQ+ entrepreneur has equal access to lead, succeed, and shape the workforce of the future. StartOut helps aspiring LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs start new companies; supports current entrepreneurs as they grow and expand their existing businesses; and engages successful entrepreneurs as role models and mentors, on its online portal and through targeted events nationwide. For more information, please visit www.startout.org.