February 11, 2021



0:23  Intro Michael Belkin & how he got started with Distinc.tt
3:17  What is Distinc.tt?
8:40  Coming Out
14:38 Features/Categories of  Distinc.tt
17:42 Making connections – How people find the app, naming and feedback
22:35  Did you always want to start a business?
27:01  What advice would your adult self give to your younger self? The Future of the LGBT community
32:38  Risks
35:17  The Beginning: Raising money
38:49  Rejuvenation & I coded the original concept on a beach

Where to reach Michael:
Distinc.tt App

Michael Belkin is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, iOS developer, and product enthusiast. He’s the CEO and Founder of Distinc.tt, the world’s largest and most active network of LGBT youth. Distinc.tt has raised $1 million from investors including Peter Thiel, Keith Rabois and Stanford University, and has been featured in Forbes Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, CNET and The Huffington Post. In 2016, Belkin was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for consumer technology. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS from Cornell University.

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