How will I work with my advisor or mentor?
You can meet with your advisor or mentor by phone, video chat or in-person. You should discuss the best way to get in contact (email, text, phone) and how often you would like to meet.
Do I qualify for the YBC Sky’s The Limit program and services?
We accept Entrepreneurs ages 18-35 years old. If you are motivated and ready to work on your business, you can qualify for our program.
Am I ready for an advisor or mentor?
Once accepted into the program, the only qualification for getting started with an advisor or mentor is that you’re ready to get to work! You can make a request to work on your business plan, meet with an advisor, or get a mentor on the platform when you need help.
Are the services free?
Yes – Our mentoring and advisory services are free for all entrepreneurs and volunteers! We are a certified non-profit organization.
What is the interview process like?
The interview helps us learn about you and hear your passion for building a business. After you complete your profile and verify your contact information, our program team promptly reaches out to you about your eligibility and invites you to an interview. Log onto the platform to schedule a time, by clicking “Book an Interview” on the home page. We chat with you, what led you to start a business and your business idea. We want to work with entrepreneurs who want to work with us, so being punctual and ready is important.
Why is Training necessary?
Business mentoring will be a new concept to many, volunteers and entrepreneurs alike. It is important for a successful mentor-mentee relationship, that both the mentor and mentee, clearly understand their role, and the various procedural obligations.
What is the commitment that I make as a member?
By joining the program, you are making the following commitment:
- Only request a match when you’re ready to actively work with one of our advisors and mentors.
- When you’re matched, set up a meeting (by phone, video chat, or in-person) within three days with your advisor or mentor. Attend scheduled meetings on time. Provide 24 hours notice if you need to reschedule.
- Rate your experience starting with your very first meeting.