Mentors to Coach Startups in Côte d'Ivoire (Bilingual EN/FR)



Start Date


End Date


Time Commitment

A few hours per week


Short-Term (few weeks/months)


San Francisco
United States


Are you bilingual (English & French)? Do you possess general business knowledge through relevant work experience and/OR a Graduate Business Degree ie MBA or MA in International Business? Then don't pass on this extraordinary experience. Join our mentorship program as a Startup Mentor/Coach!

We are a non-profit social enterprise with a mission to: Drive socio-economic development through Technology, in Côte d’Ivoire and the region, by strengthening the building blocks of the entrepreneurial ecosystem through a Technical Skills training program, an Entrepreneurship program, and an Innovation lab, while applying a gender lens.

We are excited to launch our first training program for entrepreneurs and technologists. ADEI Elevate for entrepreneurs: a 4 week mentorship based program for startups to Learn to Pitch their business with the assistance of our Startup Mentors (Business Coaches) and Subject Matter Experts (Expert Advisors).

Beyond skills development, this is an opportunity to connect with the local entrepreneurial ecosystem and gain exposure to the entrepreneurs’ experience in this frontier market. Your knowledge and skills can be invaluable to the entrepreneurs in Côte d’Ivoire.

Program Details:

The program will pair a business coach with a startup that you will assist first with a startup self-assessment then help the entrepreneurs develop a pitch. The startups will be required to deliver their pitch to investors following the program.

Adei Institute of Technology and partners will provide the material necessary including the startup assessment. You will have an opportunity to learn startup fundamentals and pitch coaching skills directly from our Seasoned Entrepreneurship Partner at The Vault, Silicon Valley Accelerator.

The business coach will have access to a pool of Subject Matter Experts Advisors - in areas such Technology, Strategy, Product Development, Branding/Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Investment - available to consult with based on the need of the startup assigned.




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How To Apply

Email Title: Adei Mentor Position

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Availability for interview

Availability between November 15 - December 8