Use your expertise to mentor top impact enterprises in Bangladesh

What is Bridge for Billions?

Bridge for Billions is a digital ecosystem of incubation programmes that provides the right tools & guidance to early-stage entrepreneurs to develop their companies, facilitates the roles of mentors and offers a fun and impactful learning experience for both! The programme leverage a scalable platform and proven methodology so you can easily choose a social enterprise to mentor and help them progress in a structured way, week after week over 4 months.

About the programme

Make impact from the comfort of your home this year!

Bridge for Billions and Scaling Impact Enterprises – Bangladesh are joining forces to offer a digital programme supporting innovative social start-ups in Bangladesh.

If selected as mentor, you’ll undergo a training and access best-in-class tools to be the guide of one of the teams of entrepreneurs all along the incubation programme.

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Why participate?

Meet young innovators

Connect with innovative impact startups based on your interests and expertise, and chose one to mentor for 4 months!

Learn while Doing

Bridge for Billions' entrepreneurship methodology will facilitate your role as mentor, it's already supported 1000+ founders globally.

Expand your Network

Join a network of 700+ professionals who also became mentors and share your passion for impact and innovation, connect and learn from them.

Anytime, Anywhere

Mentor from anywhere at any time through our online platform that will guide both the entrepreneur and you step by step and provides a video room.

Refine your Skills

As mentor, you will be provided training and the same tools as entrepreneurs, which have proven to increase the mentorships' quality.

Be a Part of the Change

Help brave entrepreneurs who are tackling the toughest societal issues of our time and need guidance and a fresh perspective to make it happen!

The platform at a glance

It offers a gamified and step by step experience that allows entrepreneurs to create their business plans and structure their model. Far from theory, the pedagogy pushes early-stage founders to formulate their ideas and answer the tough questions. It invites them to “get out there”, talk to people, research, and validate their ideas. As a mentor, you’re here every week to challenge assumptions, double check and support.

Skills you'll learn by becoming a mentor

✅ Leadership

✅ Empathy

✅ Collaboration Skills

✅ Awareness of Social Issues

 

✅ Entrepreneurial Spirit

✅ Innovation-based Methodologies

✅ Communication

✅ Open-mindedness

Programme Timeline

1
Apply to participate

Tell us more about you and your motivation to become a mentor by applying below. A local incubator or accelerator from the Bangladesh ecosystem will assess your selection into the programme.

2
Results & Onbarding to the platform

If selected, you will be invited to an onboarding to the programme, how to find your mentee, how to use the incubation platform, its methodology and much more.

3
Matching Phase: find your mentee!

The first step will be about finding your mentee. During two weeks, you'll have a chance to meet several of them and choose who you'd like to work with. You will sign a Mentorship Agreement to guarantee commitment on both ends.

4
Online Incubation Programme

Start the structured online incubation with weekly activities and mentorship sessions. Your mentee will have 4 months to complete the full Bridge for Billions incubation cycle and obtain a final Business Plan in PDF format, validated by you.

Ready to start?