MCN Update: 20 January 2016

News & Updates
We’re diving right into 2016 and we’re so excited about what this year will bring. This is the first year in which we’re going to offer not one, not two, but three chances for social entrepreneurs and mentors to participate in the William James Sustainable Business Plan Collaboration. 

Business Plans are due in this Friday from the companies selected for our first 2016 cohort. You can read about these companies here. We’re preparing to match each of these entrepreneurs with some of the world’s foremost business and industry experts, all of whom have graciously offered to provide customized feedback to help launch and scale these great ideas.  
Upcoming Events and Deadlines

Join MCN in Mexico! Mentor Capital Network will be representing at the upcoming Latin American Impact Investing Forum in Mérida, Mexico, Feb. 16-18. Ian will be presenting on what he knows best. Moreover, he loves to meet with our entrepreneurs, mentors, and other network members. If you’re going to FLII, let him know.
Applications Due: Submissions for the next round of the 2016 Sustainable Business Plan Collaboration are due on March 25th. 
MCN Alumni in the News

We were thrilled to read about 12 of past companies in a recent post on CurrencyFair. Congrats to Yellow Leaf HammocksSanergy, DayOne Response, Inc., Toilets for PeopleWelloJuabarGham PowerBack to the RootsMozambikesSanivationWeCyclers, and Access Afya for continuing to make a lasting positive impact in the world. Check it out here!20 Global Startups That Are Changing the World  
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