Selection Criteria

Selection Criteria We accept applications in three formats: Via our application, either online or in an attached file that matches the format of our online form. This form In the …

Overview-Vision and Goals

Vision of the Mentor Capital Network The Mentor Capital Network engages a world-wide network of entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, incubators, and accelerators to identify and support the most promising and diverse …

Interview Schedule

This is the interview schedule for selecting our next cohort. Current reviewers and mentors are welcome to join the calls. Please contact Ian Fisk (ian.fisk@mentorcapitalnet.org) for details on how to …

Wello

Wello

“The feedback I received from [The MCN] was far and away the most comprehensive, detailed and useful feedback I’ve received. In fact, years later, I still refer back to my …

Vayando

Vayando connects curious travelers with micro-entrepreneurs in emerging economies around the world. They were part of our 2015 program. Updates: Sept 06 2017 : Four Startups Named for Atlanta Exchange With …

MilkCrate

“MilkCrate is an app that simplifies living more sustainably by making it fun and easy for users to connect with the local, sustainable businesses and resources in their community.” 2015 …

Malo

MALÔ

The [MCN] feedback by far is the most comprehensive, detailed feedback we’ve had, and we have participated in a lot of competitions. And the fact that judges are willing to have …

LaborVoices

“LaborVoices is a scalable, crowdsourced alternative to conventional inspection-based certification models. We source actionable, real-time intelligence on employers around the world from the real experts—the workers, themselves.” – Kohl Gill, …

Komaza

Komaza

“The whole reason we do it though is not to grow wood for contracts, but to serve our clients and producers, the really poor farmers” Interview with Tevis Howard from …

GivKwik

Givkwik helps companies give away money by providing web-based tools and services to empower a company to share acts of philanthropy with an audience of friends, customers and/or employees. They work closely with …

FREDsense

“FREDsense combines biology and engineering to detect chemicals in your water. They use a biosensor with an electrochemical output to create a system that is fast, sensitive, and unlike anything …

ElleFunDay

“I see the work being done with Ellie Fun Day as a way to provide a particular group of talented and hardworking women with a safe and positive work environment. …

Electric Feel

Electric Feel is working to mitigate the impact of inadequate public charging infrastructure for electric vehicles in the United States by developing a supplemental power device intended to provide sufficient …

Day One Response

“For social enterprises that are in that early stage prior to taking on investment, I really think that all companies should be involved with the WJF competition because it provides …

Colectivo 1050

“Ceramics as a craft is an incredibly important aspect of indigenous culture in Mexico….Colectivo 1050 will be successful in Mexico only if we can pass that mission on throughout Mexico …

Clovest

“The judges’ feedback has also been really valuable in that I have eight different sources of approval and constructive criticism regarding my business plan. It’s basically like having a board …

Brooklyn Victory Garden

“I’m trying to solve the problem of underserved markets for sustainable and ethical foods in the New York City region, in my neighborhood in Brooklyn in particular.” Brooklyn Victory Garden …

Boom Algae

“I try to pay this forward when I can, and even that can lead to exciting new opportunities. It makes me think of something that happened this year, when MCN …