Become a mentor

A global network of volunteer mentors to support early-stage founders as they develop solutions to the problems that truly matter.

It’s your time to be a mentor

Mentor a project you feel passionate about
Connect with a founder working on what interests and moves you.
Grow personally and professionally
Develop your leadership and coaching skills as you learn more about innovation.
Create a more inclusive and efficient society
Guide brave entrepreneurs who are tackling the toughest societal challenges.
Become that mentor
Think of all those mentors in your life and become that to someone who needs it.
Be part of a community!
Join a group of purpose-driven professionals and connect with mentors with all types of backgrounds

Check-out what some of the mentors in our community say!

"The Bridge for Billions program enabled me to see how important and fulfilling giving of your ideas and experiences can impact young entrepreneurs. It was more of a self- discovery journey.”
Buchi Nduka
Mentor from Nigeria

Pause for a second. Think who has been a mentor to you in your life and career?

Startup Builder and innovation manager
CEO & Founder African Environment Consulting
Founding Member at Open Consulting Group
Jefe de departamento Naucalpan Emprende
Business Strategy & People Development Certified Coach
Director Startup Grind
Analyst in Technology Leadership Development Program at Johnson & Johnson
Founder CoMarkt
Consultant at ASHOKA España
Director at Instituto Emprende en Ti
Program Director Global Entrepreneurship Network Pakistan
Social Impact Design & Business Strategy Consultant
Professional Coach & Startup Mentor at Oduka
Renewable Energy Modeller & Analyst GE Renewable Energy
Investment Banking Analyst, Arcano
Professional business Mentors & Consultant
Director Business Development & Industrial Partnerships at Northeastern University
Partner at Business Club Africa
Member Catalyst 2030

Check-out our active programs!

Click on each program to get all the information you need and select the program that interests you the most. We have new programs every month.

Language: Slovak 
Sector: All Sectors 
Focus on: Art & Environment 
Through an integrated environment and art corridor, IN-HABIT Nitra will connect places and people. As part of these innovations, minority groups of people with special needs who are traditionally underrepresented in city planning and development have been included in the different stages of the project to boost inhabitant health and well-being.

Closing Application Date

November 24th, 2024
Italia (Lombardy and Lazio)
Language: Italian 
Sector: All Sectors 
Focus on: Migrant and Refugee Entrepreneur 
Conecta M&R offers a free entrepreneurship support program that supports aspiring or current migrant and refugee entrepreneurs in Lombardy and Lazio regions, Italy. Our mission is to provide educational resources, one-to-one mentoring and networking to support the development of early-stage businesses.

Closing Application Date

January 15th, 2024
Language: English 
Sector: Business Services 
Focus on: Digital entrepreneurs 
The Bridge for Billions incubation Program Powered by Payoneer aims to empower 70 digital business owners that want to scale their day-to-day operations. We want to support them in building solid foundations for their business development, and making their entrepreneurial dreams a reality.

Closing Application Date

December 31st, 2023
Cordoba, Spain
Language: Spanish  
Sector: Culture 
Focus on: social entrepreneurs 
IN-HABIT Cordoba will use this rich cultural heritage to explore its culture in the promotion of inclusive health and wellbeing, investigating social, cultural, digital, technological and nature-based innovations and developing green, sustainable and creative areas to drive inclusion in more deprived neighborhoods.

Closing Application Date

December 31st, 2023
País Vasco, España
Language: Spanish 
Sector: All Sectors 
Focus on: Social Entrepreneurship 
BBK Ekin incubates social entrepreneurs developing businesses with a positive social impact. Finalist projects will be incubated for four months, and the three best projects will receive up to €10,000 in cash prizes.

Closing Application Date

December 15th, 2023
Comunidad de Madrid
Language: Spanish 
Sector: All Sectors 
Focus on: Migrants and Refugee early stage entrepreneurs 
Conecta Migrants and Refugees is a free entrepreneurship program that brings together five renowned Entrepreneurship Support Organizations, deeply connected with migrant and refugee communities. Its mission is to support and provide educational resources, personalized mentorship, and a network of contacts to drive business development.

Closing Application Date

December 3rd, 2023
Language: Italian  
Sector: All Sectors 
Focus on: Animals  
IN-HABIT Lucca will foster the human-animal relationships, making it the first Hum-An smart city in Europe. By better mobilizing existing animal resources, the project will contribute to social innovation based on transition management methods and intergenerational open participation of citizens.

Applications closed

Language: Latvian 
Sector: All Sectors 
Focus on: Food  
IN-HABIT Riga will set up a multifunctional food hub for sustainably produced and locally sourced food in the area of the ?genskalns market, serving as a recreational and educational space for all ages and social groups.

Applications closed

Language: English  
Sector: Business Services 
Focus on: Social entrepreneurs 
Biniyog Briddhi (“B-Briddhi”) is a multi-year programme that runs since 2020 and is dedicated to supporting a thriving ecosystem where impact enterprises of Bangladesh can grow and scale their impact.

Applications closed

Central America or Dominican Republic
Language: Spanish 
Sector: All Sectors 
Focus on: Female entrepreneurs in the STEAM sector 
This is the second edition of the incubation program for supporting women entrepreneurs in the STEAM sector – Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics.

Applications closed

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Mentoring was never so easy

Change entire industries through innovation and have a social impact with just 1.5 hours a week through one of our incubation programs.

Always know what to cover next

Follow our dotted line and cover one topic every week with our step-by-step incubation methodology.

Collaborate when and where you want

Connect and mentor from wherever you are and pick a time that suits you both with our fully online program.

Never be alone

Our Incubation Managers we’ll be there sharing resources and tips for a great mentoring experience.

Connect with others

Come to the “mentor’s cafe” and meet other mentors in your cohort to share experiences and learnings.

What will your mentoring experience be like through one of our programs?

Review these 8 business topics directly on our incubation platform and meet virtually with your mentee every week at the time you both prefer to guide them as they build strong and inclusive companies.

We have supported more than 4764 entrepreneurs 
in 138 countries
with the help of 3772 mentors

The right combination of purpose, attitude and know-how. All in one team

We created our online incubation program, to unlock growth opportunities for everyone regardless of their race, country, socioeconomic level or gender.

If you want to support the creation of sustainable solutions that empower founders everywhere to fix the problems that truly matter then you’ve come to the right place.

Together we’ll make the entrepreneurship ecosystem truly accessible and inclusive so that innovation is not a privilege of a few.

Welcome, we were waiting for you.

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