Our one-on-one advising program serves limited-resource entrepreneurs looking for dive deeper into finalizing a business plan, developing financials and planned growth projections, setting up a marketing presence, navigating formalization & permitting, and much more.

Our advisors serve as a sounding board, accountability support, and long-term partner.

Entrepreneurs that are accepted into Mandela's advising program gain access to bi-monthly advising sessions, with the intention readying them to take part in vetted sector specific business development or acceleration programs, and / or access to capital through Mandela's Community Capital programs. 

The Mandela Entrepreneurs program supports the launch and growth of community-based businesses by providing foundational business development support services that are culturally relevant and entrepreneur driven.