Business Mentorship Opportunities: How visuEats is Capitalising on Accelerator Programs
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We believe business mentorship opportunities will play a key role in securing long-term business success for visuEats.

At visuEats, we believe in embracing life and business with the posture of a life-long student. After all, there is always much to learn. This is true even when you are an expert in your field and are successful. It should come as no surprise, therefore, when the visuEats brand and team members show up as active participants in accelerator programs. Currently, visuEats is a participant in the NYPACE accelerator program.

Business Mentorship Opportunities: About the NYPACE Accelerator Program

NYPACE is a cohort-style accelerator program designed to support the growth-ready entrepreneur. Through the program, entrepreneurs can expect to connect with impact-driven advisors hailing from top firms. Importantly, advisors will provide entrepreneurs with access to like-minded business owners from whom they can glean much-needed resources and implementable solutions. Entrepreneurs and their advisor teams will meet regularly. During meetings, they will candidly discuss courses of action needed to take their businesses to the next level.

Unsurprisingly, participants had to meet certain eligibility criteria. Some of these included:

  • being minority and woman-owned
  • operating officially for at least 2-3 years
  • product/service offered is beneficial to an underrepresented/underserved demographic
  • availability to meet with the assigned advisor team

The Value of Mentorship

visuEats CEO Sophronia McKenzie and the entire team are happy to have the brand participating in this staging of the NYPACE accelerator program. After all, business mentorship opportunities offer up many benefits for young and growing companies like visuEats.

For starters, quality business mentorship allows startups and their owners to glean from the experience and wisdom of older successful businesses and companies. From there, the experience and wisdom gleaned help ensure that startups are able to avoid mistakes that could cost them time, money, and timely development. Consequently, startups are able to quickly pivot and operate more efficiently and profitably.

In addition to increasing business knowledge and maximising performance, mentorship helps to build confidence. After all, the more you know, the more likely you are to execute activities with surety. As knowledge, experience, and confidence grow, the more likely one will be able to improve other skills like problem-solving abilities.

Thirdly, startups participating in business mentorship opportunities can expect exponential growth in leadership skills for all team members. This will go a long way in establishing a work environment and culture of productivity and cooperation, and subsequently, growth and positive results. Finally, startups in mentorship programs will benefit from a growing network of business contacts that provide a solid foundation for future partnerships. This is because business mentorships featuring a few companies at any given time. This is particularly true of the NYPACE accelerator program.

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