Anyone who signs up on Mara Mentor is assigned the "Entrepreneur" status by default. All you need to do is click on the drop down menu and select "Mentor" and enter the information. Once done, the application is sent to our Mentor team for review. When approved, we will automatically update your status to Mentor.
Ordinarily, yes. However, with relevant experience / expertise we do waive this - each Mentor application is assessed on its own merits dependant on various criteria. We do recommend adding as much information to your profile related to your experience and skills.
You can engage with our community by regularly posting your business insights, interesting articles or responding to the various start up and business queries raised in our Discussion Forum section. You can also join us on our regular Twitter chats on @Mara_Mentor and voice your opinion on various issues around business. In We can also promote your content/event please click Contact us
Follow the mentor you wish to connect with and write your questions on the Mentors wall.
You can search by name, industry or country, select a Mentor based on the skills and expertise that would be most useful to you. You are able to connect to more than one Mentor.
Once you've registered on the platform, you're able to access the Training & Tools section on the platform. There is a free course, inspirational content, tool kits and a personal development series.
Please click on Contact us, send us your question / query and we'll be happy to answer it.
You've never had a Mentor before? Here are some helpful do's and don'ts:
Entrepreneurs can earn Badges based on their engagement on the platform
Along with badges, you will also continue earning points associated with various activities on the platform.
Mentors and Organisations will not earn any badges
Based on engagement on the platform you will earn points, increased engagement will increase the points earned.
As points increase you will move up the Tier, please find below a table illustrating e various Tier bands.
|White Lion||1 - 10,000 Points|
|Gray Lion||10,001 - 25,000 Points|
|Red Lion||25,001 - 50,000 Points|
|Black Lion||50,001 - 100,000 Points|
Please find below the criteria for earning points based on activity
|Create an Article||3|
|Create Discussion Forum||2|
|Mentor engagement on Entrepreneur Disucssion Forum||10|
An active participation on the platform will enable the Entrepreneur to be prioritised for our Mara One on One events and also a greater chance to win a prize.
* All activities will be under control of Mara Foundation. Any unethical activity might cause to terminate your profile on Mara Mentor Platform.