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7th Annual StartOut Awards
6:30 PM - 11:59 PM St. Regis Hotel
Date: September 21, 2018 to September 21, 2018
Where: St. Regis Hotel, 125 3rd Street, San Francisco, California, United States, 94103
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Business
Ticket Price: N/A
Join us for the 7th Annual StartOut Awards, recognizing and celebrating excellence and leadership in the LGBTQ entrepreneurial community! The LGBTQ entrepreneur event of the year:  On Sept 21, StartOut invites you to its annual gala, honoring entrepreneurs and business leaders for their accomplishments and personal commitment to the LGBTQ entrepreneur community. Festivities will include a cocktail reception, awards ceremony and dinner. Each award recognizes exceptional entrepreneurs for their vision, leadership, advocacy and achievement in entrepreneurship, and for being a source of true inspiration to the entire LGBTQ community. Schedule: 6:30pm               Check-In 6:30 - 7:30pm     VIP Cocktail Reception (open bar included with VIP Admission) 6:30 - 7:30pm     Cocktail Reception 7:30pm               StartOut Awards Gala 9:30 - 11:00pm   After party Some of our Honorees:  Melissa Bradley is the managing director of Project 500 and Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Sidecar Social Finance. She serves as a Founding Advisor to the Dell Center for Entrepreneurs and an Advisor at the LGBTQ Center at Georgetown University. A social entrepreneur, investor, and educator for over two decades, Melissa has been a tireless advocate of full equality, inclusion, and dignity for all LGBTQ people.  Emily Miller  is a social entrepreneur, combat veteran, and LGBTQ advocate. Emily used her military experience in Afghanistan to co-found Rumi Spice, a for-profit social enterprise that imports premium saffron directly from Afghan farmers. She is passionate about creating positive change through economic empowerment. As a US Army Captain, she served as one of the first women with all-male Special Operations teams and is deeply committed to institutions that empower diverse talents and ideas. Natalie J. Egan (she / her / hers) is an openly transgender B2B software entrepreneur. As CEO and founder of Translator, she is on a mission to scale empathy and equality through technology. Nata