Founded by entrepreneurs and battle-hardened executives, Mentor for Good is a voluntary organization providing all aspects of business advice and hands-on support to social good companies. From writing your business plan to your go-to-market strategy, product design, marketing, fundraising and more. We pair you with the right mentor who will help you accelerate your business.
The way we work is literally with you at our kitchen table. Be it in person or via Skype, we sit down with you, ask the hard questions and work together to find the answers. Furthermore, we make our extensive personal network available to you.
We believe entrepreneurs are the ones who change the world for the better. Having been entrepreneurs ourselves, we know how hard startups are. That's why Mentor for Good's mission is to pay knowledge forward, and help others succeed in changing the world.
Mentor for Good was founded by Jane and Pascal Finette in their Saratoga home, mostly on the kitchen table over coffee from their beloved expresso machine. As seasoned executives based in Silicon Valley they had talked for a long time about ways to give back, and do more good in the world.
Ever excited about entrepreneurship, they founded the voluntary organization Mentor for Good that pairs business professionals with social entrepreneurs for much needed mentorship and guidance.
Jane and Pascal have held leading positions at eBay, Channel Advisor, Sothebys and Mozilla. They are also serial entrepreneurs racking up five technology companies and one art gallery.
"It's great to have somebody to talk to that's been there. Pascal and Jane have provided valuable advice as we approach critical inflection points. They genuinely want us to succeed and are the type of people you just want to hang around."Erine Gray
"Pascal and Jane have both been invaluable resources; offering wisdom, connections, and enthusiasm beyond anything we could have hoped for. We're better off as an organization and as people for having them in our lives."Jesse von Doom
"Pascal and Jane are close friends and mentors of GoldieBlox. From helping us craft our business pitch to brainstorming our launch strategy, these two have been enormous assets for us and fun to work with, too! They are always quick to respond to emails and phone calls and happy to connect us with their impressive network. We are very lucky to have Mentor for Good on our side as we push to bring gender equality into the toy aisle and beyond."Debra Sterling
"Pascal is wise, curious and generous: a mentor 'full house'. He has given us not only incredible ideas, connections, and encouragement. We're thrilled now to be working with Jane too."Robyn Scott
"Within the first hour of talking with Pascal I knew that ThoughtSTEM, and myself, had found a mentor that would help us push our own limits and succeed. From advice to connections to general philosophies, I am very excited to begin my entrepreneurial journey with the support and guidance of Pascal and Jane!"Sarah Esper