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This article was published on September 16, 2008


    Gays.com (500k!) is coming out of the closet, and so are we!

    Gays.com (500k!) is coming out of the closet, and so are we!
    Patrick de Laive
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    Patrick de Laive

    CPO and co-founder, TNW

    Patrick de Laive is an experienced entrepreneur and daddy of Bo and Denne. He is co-founder of TNW and sporadicly invests in startups. He is Patrick de Laive is an experienced entrepreneur and daddy of Bo and Denne. He is co-founder of TNW and sporadicly invests in startups. He is a frequently asked speaker at (tech) events across the globe. Check his LinkedIn profile and @Patrick on Twitter for more information.

    Gays.com finally came out of the closet last week and opens it doors for the public. Gays.com is a “social network for all your GLBT friends”. It took me a pretty long time to find out what GLBT meant, but if you give it a deep thought you’ll figure it out too.

    Gays claims to be a Facebook for Gays and not a dating site or a hookup site. People have real names and real profiles. It has all the usual social networking features in it.

    Probably the most interesting part is that the domain name was bought for $500.000 back in 2006. A bargain if you’d ask me.

    To celebrate the launch we’ve made this short video for our dear SGLBT readers.


    Boris & Patrick coming out of the closet! from Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten on Vimeo.