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Cindy Gallop phptographed by Kevin Abosch

Your Name: Cindy Gallop

Business Name: MakeLoveNotPorn, a company that defines the difference between porn and sex

Type of Business: Social Enterprise

Business Location: New York, NY, United States

Reason for starting

Reasons for starting are discussed at a TED talk.

How do you define success?
Our vision is to socialize sex, and to make #realworldsex socially acceptable and socially shareable, so that everyone, children included, understands the difference between porn and #realworldsex, with the ultimate goal that one day, nobody should ever have to feel embarrassed ever again about having a naked photograph or a sex tape of themselves posted on the internet, because it’s simply just a natural human part of who we all are.

Biggest Success
Actually making happen and taking it to 170,000 members 9 months after launching in public beta.

What is your top challenge and how have you addressed it?
Challenges are discussed in interviews with  and on

Who is your most important role model?
Everyone I meet. People are amazing.

Twitter @makelovenotporn

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