The Mentor Capital Network exists to support impact entrepreneurs. But we don’t want to do so by taking you away from running your business. So our programs are light-touch, and we use as little of your time as we can to add as much value as possible.
Other Incubators and Accelerators
Below is a list of programs that we particularly admire. You’ll spend more time with them, but it will be time well spent. All of these have had our alumni go through their programs so we have a good sense of where they added value.
- Agora Partnerships – they focus on central- and south- american companies.
- Echoing Green – they work with individuals all over the world.
- Fledge – they have both online and and in-person programs around the world.
- Global Social Benefit Institute – they have both online and and in-person programs. Their in-person programs are in Santa Clara, CA.
- GriffinWorx – they run startup cups all over the world.
- Halcyon– they have in-person programs in Washington, DC.
- SeedSpot – they have in-person programs in Washington, DC and Phoenix, AZ.
- Uncharted – they have accelerator partners all over the world.
- Village Capital – they run programs all over the world.
We used to keep a list of social enterprise convening, but that list has grown so large that it is no longer feasible. For those of you who are new to the field, we recommend these gatherings listed below. For a more detailed list, visit out friends at www.conveners.org.
- Latin American Impact Investing Forum
- Net Impact
- Opportunity Collaboration
- Sankalp (Kenya)
- Sankalp (India)
- Skoll World Forum
- Social Enterprise Alliance
- Social Venture Circle
Since our founding more than 15 years ago, the Mentor Capital Network has worked to build the social enterprise ecosystem. Our website contains lists of thousands of such organizations. Unlike the lists above, however, these are not endorsements, merely identifiers.
Social Enterprise Ecosystem (USA) – by Organization
Social Enterprise Ecosystem (USA) – by State
Social Enterprise Ecosystem (Global) – by Country
Social Enterprise Ecosystem (Global) – by Organization