ACCELERATE YOUR INNOVATION BY TAPPING THE POWER OF OUR GLOBAL COMMUNITY
Annually, EFN gives more than 800 entrepreneurs from across the globe training, tools and access to thousands of other founders and more than 500 expert mentors.
Universities & Non Profits
We help manage over 10 programs including the World’s largest student startup competition, and provide software, training, support and research.
Companies & Institutions
EFN helps companies engage their staff as mentors, advisors and judges in our university and non-profit entrepreneurial and innovation programs.
Research and Benchmarking
Our research and benchmarking solutions, developed with support from the Kauffman Foundation, provide 30 organizations with critical insight to improve their entrepreneurial programs.
WHAT OUR PARTNERS AND ENTREPRENEURS SAY ABOUT EFN
“Since 2013, we have partnered with EFN to deliver a very high quality mentoring program to students worldwide competing in the Rice Business Plan Competition, the World’s largest student startup competition.”
managing director, Rice Alliance & Executive Director, Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers
“Mentors are where the magic happens at Techstars. Mentoring is the backbone of our accelerator programs and EFN is the expert at designing mentor programs that make this same magic happen for entrepreneurs and their mentors across the U.S.”
Managing director, techstars mobility, detroit
“Strong mentoring is a critical factor for entrepreneurial success. EFN and its 500 mentors are extremely valuable to the success of entrepreneurs across the country by helping organizations develop their capacity to deliver quality mentoring.”
Co- Founder, Garage TEchnology Ventures, Silicon Valley
“”EFN’ mentored us when we were students at Stanford in 2006. We’re now enabling over 1 million people to upgrade from kerosene to solar light every month! I feel really privileged to have a chance to work with EFN and their mentors even to this day.”