The epMentoring program empowers entrepreneurs to grow their businesses and social impact through one-on-one mentorship sessions with seasoned founders and tech professionals. In addition to one-on-one mentorship, the program also enables founders to collaborate and network during group workshops, discussions and activities. The program is implemented in partnership with the empowering people. Network (epN), an initiative of Siemens Stiftung, a non-profit foundation that promotes sustainable social development.
Growing Businesses And Impact
The epMentoring program is specifically targeted at companies working to make an impact in developing regions. Nine enterprises from the Americas, Europe and Africa have been selected for the program and paired with a mentor to refine product-market-fit and develop a step-by-step roadmap for sustainable growth. Along with the individual mentorship sessions, founders also have the chance to learn from and network with one another during group workshops and activities.
- Scaling: One-on-one mentorship sessions enable founders to take a deep dive into their goals and roadblocks and provide ample time to develop a step-by-step, sustainable growth roadmap. Founders and mentors are matched based on expertise and needs, ensuring tailored guidance.
- Mindset: In addition to creating a growth roadmap, mentors also work with founders to develop an entrepreneurial mindset. Through working with mentors and hearing their stories, founders gain a better understanding of the strategies and mindset required to launch and grow companies and lead teams.
- Network: Along with individual mentorship, founders also get the chance to learn from and collaborate with one during workshops and group breakout sessions. These group sessions cover such topics as investment and fundraising, essential business tools and overcoming obstacles.