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LGBT Founded Start-Up & Fun Maps Help LGBT Movement

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LGBT Founded Start-Up & Fun Maps Help LGBT Movement

Media Contact: David Perry

12 December 2012 – San Francisco: ( an event guide app provider, is partnering with FunMaps ( publisher of the most widely used gay and lesbian publication in the U.S., to create a holiday gift for the LGBT movement. For 2013, and FunMaps will provide a free event guide app to any LGBT event benefiting LGBT nonprofit organizations.

“Events are an important component of the LGBT movement. Gatherings like San Francisco Pride help raise awareness and funds for the cause,” said Shane Mayer, Director of Sales and Marketing. “ is pleased to partner with FunMaps to provide complimentary apps for events benefiting the LGBT movement. Our guide apps enhance events and create a new revenue opportunity for event producers.”

“For over 25 years, we have provided our guides to the LGBT community. We are delighted to partner with to cover the cost of apps for LGBT events,” said Alan H. Beck, Publisher and President of FunMaps. produced the first ever mobile app guide for San Francisco Pride this year. SF Pride is one of the largest Pride gatherings in the world, and the second largest public event in California. helped SF Pride generate $5,000 in new revenue through their app.

Event organizers who sell sponsored activities inside their guide app generate extra revenue. They also can provide timely updates to participants at their events. LGBT event organizers should contact at for their free app.


Founded by three LGBT entrepreneurs, makes mobile apps that put event guide and program information in the hands of attendees. allows all events to create a full-featured guide with 1,000 downloads for free and to upgrade to a low cost plan if more downloads are needed. also brings sponsors to events through unique activities inside the app that engage brands with their target demographic audience at events and can raise new revenue for events.

About Fun Maps

Since 1982, FunMaps® have been promoting gay and lesbian friendly businesses in resort areas and major cities throughout the United States and Canada. Each FunMap® contains detailed street maps, business directories, community resources, listings and beautiful display ads, all of which welcome and invite gay and lesbian patronage. Celebrating 25 years of serving the GLBT community, our circulation is now over 3.5 million maps, making FunMaps® the most widely used publication in the gay and lesbian market today!