Village Capital

Our Mentor Network

Join our 10,000-person network representing 30 countries

Village Capital's mentors sit at the center of our impact.

Our accelerator programs help early-stage founders understand how to build the impact of their startups – and our mentors play a critical role in helping founders understand their strengths, address their weaknesses, and build human, social and financial capital. 

Our Mentor Network is a growing community of like-minded leaders – sector experts, investors, experienced entrepreneurs, foundation leaders and more – who get the chance to connect with entrepreneurs, and with each other.

Learn more about our current programs:

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ADAPT: Social Innovation for a More Resilient Future in the United States

Region:United States


The new program, with support by MetLife Foundation, will support innovations that help communities and individuals adapt to challenges related to climate change, healthcare, wellness, and economic mobility.

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ADAPT: Innovation for Social Resilience in Latin America

Region:Latin America


ADAPT: Social Innovation for a More Resilient Future is an accelerator for impact-driven startups developing bold solutions that enable equity, democratize access, and strengthen communities and individuals in the face of climate change, inequality, and other challenges to individual and community wellbeing.

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Rural Impacting Ecosystem Africa

Region:Sub-Saharan Africa

Thematic Area:Sustainability


This research initiative, in partnership with the Small Foundation, will deepen our understanding of the support ecosystem for rural-impacting enterprises (RIEs), specifically, entrepreneur support organizations (ESOs) that work or seek to work with RIEs in sub-Saharan Africa.

Program frequently asked questions

1. What stage of company do you work with?


2. What do you teach in your programs?


3. Where are the workshops located?


Mentor frequently asked questions

1. Who are our mentors?


2. How is mentorship structured?


3. Is anyone NOT considered for VilCap mentorship?


How do I join the network?

Please complete our Mentor Intake Form and a Village Capital team member will follow up with relevant opportunities for you to get involved.

Thank you

We celebrate our mentors who have consistently stood with us to support impact-driven startups and ESOs across the world. We truly appreciate your endless commitment, guidance, motivation, coaching, and advice. Together we are improving the chances for startups to succeed, creating sustainable communities, and making the world a better place.