Business Mentor NY Program


Business Mentor NY is New York State’s first large-scale, hands-on mentoring program, designed to help entrepreneurs and small businesses across the state grow their businesses. 

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Business Mentor NY is conducted in partnership with MicroMentor, a proprietary online mentoring platform that connects volunteer mentors with entrepreneurs so they may solve problems and build businesses together.

Business Mentor NY helps entrepreneurs improve their business plans, increase their annual revenue, create jobs and launch successful businesses. To date, Business Mentor NY has led to hundreds of successful matches between mentors and entrepreneurs looking for assistance in navigating businesses challenges.


How it works: 

  1. Create your profile – Sign up and complete your profile. Describe yourself, your business, and your goals.
  2. Reach out – Send messages to the business professionals you think are well positioned to mentor you and express your interest in starting a new mentoring conversation.
  3. Start mentoring – Talk on the phone or exchange emails to get to know one another. Move forward by setting goals and solving problems together.