The COVID-19 pandemic has brought new challenges and economic hardships to small business owners around the globe, like you. MicroMentor’s network of thousands of volunteer mentors can help you respond to this crisis and build a resilient and successful business for the future.
Accion Opportunity Fund is committed to supporting the resilience of hard-working entrepreneurs. Responsibility, Opportunity and Client Focus are all core values of ours – and it is our responsibility to foster equitable opportunities so that you can build a better life and find success.
That’s why Accion Opportunity Fund has teamed up with MicroMentor, an easy-to-use social networking platform that enables the world’s largest community of purpose-driven entrepreneurs and business mentors to create powerful connections, solve problems, and build successful businesses together.
1. Create a Profile on MicroMentor
A complete profile is the first step to connecting with others. It lets people know who you are and why you are here. The quality of your profile greatly affects your impression on those you are trying to connect with.
2. Reach Out to Others and Connect
Explore other members who have the profile you're looking for. Reach out by sending messages to several members. Start a conversation and find the right fit for you.
3. Start Mentoring
Now that you've found a match ask questions, share, and listen. Agree on how and when to communicate using email, video chat, or a phone call. Set goals and start solving problems together!
In the people search, you will notice that other members of your community may also be on MicroMentor. You will know if another member is in your network when their profile says "Accion Opportunity Fund."
You can also filter your search of the thousands of members on MicroMentor by industry, expertise, location and more. Use the handy search filters, pictured in the image, to narrow down potential connections. Then, take some time to read through the profiles until you find a few members who seem interesting to you. Reach out with an introductory message and see if it’s a good match. Once you’ve found a match you can start mentoring!