Small Business Advising and Mentoring
Our small business advising and mentoring program matches small business owners who are beyond the startup phase with pro bono expert business coaches and mentors who provide tailored, hands-on assistance to help small businesses thrive. Small business owners receive the strategic support they need to scale, including strategy roundtable sessions, educational events and free webinars, and free access to our national BusinessAdvising.org mentoring platform.
Through our award–winning BusinessAdvising.org platform, your company will be paired with the right advisor for your needs. We have a pool of hundreds of professional mentors from all industries and areas of expertise. Our advisors are active professionals from major banks, consulting firms, and Fortune 500 companies.
Companies working with BusinessAdvising.org have increased their annual revenue by 20%, and added jobs at eight times the national rate. BusinessAdvising.org also removes location as a barrier, so wherever you are in America, we’ll find the best advisor to help your company grow. The entrepreneurs we work with typically own or operate brick-and-mortar businesses that have the potential to create new jobs for working people in their local communities.
Why Small Business Mentoring?
We know that small business owners need more than just a check. The BusinessAdvising.org program does the same thing for brick-and-mortar businesses that drives tech startups to greater success: pairing an entrepreneur with an expert business advisor. If we help empower small business owners to increase their competitiveness while at the same time creating quality jobs with better wages, then every community and worker in America benefits.
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Partner With PCV Business Advising At Your Organization
PCV’s BusinessAdvising.org program gives your organization a turnkey solution to offer skills-based volunteering to your staff, mentoring and advising services to your clients, or to supplement an existing mentorship program with industry- or discipline-specific advising. You can learn more below.
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Meet Our Companies
Over the past decade, we’ve helped thousands of small businesses create tens of thousands of jobs. Our companies have shown job growth at eleven times the national average. Over 68% of our companies have a female owner, and 50% have a person of color as an owner. Meet some of our advised and funded companies!
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