In order to optimize, advise and guide entrepreneurs towards success and success, a mentor is the ideal professional to adopt in the corporate world. Person of confidence who acts as a coach and an external consultant, this one can also bring this trigger long awaited by the entrepreneurs to develop in an optimal way their business. So who are these 7 mentors that you absolutely have to write down in your address book?
- Martin Genot
Creator in 2007 of the fund dedicated to Networks Finance entrepreneurs, Martin Genot has been a mentor to many start-ups since 2010. With several investments in companies such as Mediabong, Printic, Wynne, Animabox, Reputation VIP or even Fourmisanté, the latter is multiplying its projects. start-up in several companies in the Internet, media and digital sector. Martin Génot was thus called in particular to revamp the VIP Purchase site through OTC Asset Management in 2007, then was the founder of the Les Entrepreneurs Réunis platform, which is currently working in the development of the digital transition of companies.
- Gilbert Val
First a professional in real estate then web product manager within the Drimki company in 2009, Gilbert Val takes advantage of his knowledge of the Internet universe and his expertise to join a Brussels agency specializing in SEO and SEM . Since then, this mentor has supported more than twenty start-ups towards success, including Ecotour and PagesJaunes, by helping them in their strategy for acquiring and converting audiences on the Web. In order to convert this audience into potential customers, Gilbert Val has launched his own consulting and mentoring agency.
- Francesco Maio
Very involved in the development of the entrepreneurial fabric in France, Francesco Maio is also a mentor for many start-ups like the Le Camping site. This one is specialized in the accelerator of start-ups and their support thanks to the program 50 Partners which aims to develop the investment of many sites. Carnet de Mode, InstantLuxe, Modizy, Plyce or even NowFashion took advantage of its know-how and experiences.
- Ryan Jackson
Winner of the 2014 BDC Mentorship Award from the Business Development Bank of Canada, Ryan Jackson is a renowned and experienced mentor. Investor but also Managing Director at Rameco Consulting Group, Ryan Jackson is an entrepreneur at Medicine Hat College in Alberta.
- Linda Morana
Founder of Futurentrepreneur Canada, blogger and business mentor, Linda Morana is one of the 10 personalities awarded in Canada by Startup Canada and the Canadian Foundation for Young Entrepreneurs or CYBF. Following her voluntary contribution to several companies, Linda Morana is a mentor and specialist in professional training and coaching.
- Catherine Barba
Digital expert, Catherine Barba founded the web shopping portal Cashstore in 2004, the consulting firm Malinéa. She now heads the e-commerce Lab that she founded in 2010. In 2015, she founded a company, PepsLab. It is part of the club of the 50 most active French Business Angels in digital innovative companies.
- Stephanie Pelaprat
Stéphanie Pelaprat, founded Restopolitan, in 2007, an online restaurant reservation site. In 2011, to counter the crisis Stéphanie decided to make a 180 ° pivot in Restopolitan’s strategy and launched with 1,500 restaurants in France: “1 meal offered, every day, all year round”.