ACCELERATE YOUR INNOVATION BY TAPPING THE POWER OF OUR GLOBAL COMMUNITY

Meet founders, mentors and find funding

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Entrepreneurs

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 over10 programs including the World’s largest student startup competition providing management support, software, training, and research.

Companies

EFN helps companies engage their staff as mentors, advisors and judges in our  entrepreneurial and innovation 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.”

Brad Burke
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.”

Ted Serbinski
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.”

Bill Reichert
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.”

Ned Tozen
Co- Founder, Dlight designs, Silicon Valley

WHO WE HAVE SERVED

30

Universities & Accelerators

5000

Entrepreneurs

1000

Startups