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Venture Out Conference 2017

On March 27, Venture Out launched Canada's very first LGBT Summit on Careers in Tech and Entrepreneurship. The conference was an immense success thanks to the phenomenal attendees, utterly amazing sponsors, and extremely supportive community partners. Special thanks to Ben Zifkin and Hubba for being with us from Day 1 - this would not have happened without you. #seeyounextyear #ventureout2018

Posted by Start Proud on Thursday, April 6, 2017

Canada’s conference for LGBTQA+ inclusion in tech & entrepreneurship

Venture Out is Canada’s first conference for LGBTQA+ students and young professionals interested in careers in tech and entrepreneurship. Every year, we gather together with startups, speakers, and thought leaders from across Canada at MaRS Discovery District for¬†workshops, receptions, panels, and networking opportunities.

Join us, and help build a more diverse and inclusive future.

Meet the team

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Jeanette Stock
Co-Founder

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Taylor Bond
Conference Chair

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Stefan Palios
Co-Founder, Advisor

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Lisa Durnford
Programming

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Ben Winn
Marketing & PR

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Neale Martin
Sponsorships

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Simon Mills
Marketing

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David Yang
Pride Hackathon

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Iradele Plante
Community

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Ruben Tjhie
Logistics