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HerMeNow Accelerator Finalists attend a session at the retreat in 2023


High-quality mentoring has benefits for both mentors and mentees. As you help mentor others, you also have a chance to enhance your leadership and communication skills, build networks, stay up-to-date on the latest innovations and trends in entrepreneurial ecosystems, and shape the people in your global community, all this while giving back and having fun.

The Program

the benefits of mentoring


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Developing and practicing a more personal style of leadership


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Enhancing skills in coaching, counseling, listening, speaking and modeling


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Obtaining a greater understanding of the barriers experienced in startups


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Demonstrating expertise and sharing knowledge, and renewed enthusiasm for the areas you have expertise in


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Increasing generational awareness


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Directly impacting entrepreneurs, teams and small businesses during these challenging times

what we offer

Enterprises will be assessed along these different criteria, though not all are required for the program


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Access to a wide network of experts, mentors, investors, partners, and more

Ability to make an impact through the support provided for the teams

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Exposure to new ideas, challenges, and opportunities

Exposure on HerMeNow website and social media channels

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responsibilities of key mentors

Here's the benefits for the enterprises participating in the program





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Join at least one Sprint session to meet the enterprises (preferable)

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Provide guidance to enterprises during the accelerator cycles (recommended one hour per two-week cycle to check-in on progress, over 16 weeks).

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Participate at least once in a Mentor Speed Dating session, a rapid series of 20-minute meetings with teams to help find the right mentor-mentee match.

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Participate in pitch feedback sessions and provide scoring during Sprint and Accelerator Demo Days.




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Be willing to connect the enterprises with people in your network when appropriate

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Sometimes provide advice and answers to the entrepreneurs, but more often ask good questions to help the entrepreneurs discover the answers that are within them, that they can resolve, and the decisions they need to make

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Guide the enterprise as they develop their budgeting for funds they receive in the program (when applicable).

join the community

We’re always on the lookout for great experts who want to give back to the community and help young startups improve their ideas and bloom. If this resonates with you, fill out this form and we’ll get in touch soon.


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the 2023 mentors

Meet the HerMeNow Accelerator Mentors

A huge thank you to all our advisors and mentors who volunteered to dedicate their time and expertise to what we believe in. None of the above would have seen the light of day without their knowledge and generous intelligence.

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