Bryan Janeczko is a proven entrepreneur who's committed to helping startup succeed. Having left Corporate American in late 2003, Bryan built his first startup NuKitchen, an online gourmet meal delivery service, into a multi-million business before selling it to Nutrisystem. Since then, he's been committed to helping entrepreneurs build lasting businesses. He recently launched, Wicked Start- the 'virtual' startup incubator. He has helped thousands of small businesses get going with online tools and resources to plan, fund and launch ventures. As an a small business advocate, Bryan has been an instrumental voice in the entrepreneurial community, speaking nationally and featured in the New York Times, Entrepreneur, Inc.com (and on TV.)
1) Through his startup Wicked Start, Bryan has helped over 5,000 aspiring entrepreneurs plan the launch of their new ventures.
2) Bryan cofounded StartOut, a nonprofit committed to developing the next generation of LGBT entrepreneurs. With over 3,000 members between New York and San Fransico, StartOut is the leading voice of LGBT entrepreneurs across North America.
Bryan should be nominated because of his influence in the startup community. As an advocate, he is a nationally recognized speaker and blogger. He has helped incubate thousands of startups through his endeavors leading Wicked Start, StartOut, and the Founder Institute.