"Social entrepreneurs are not content just to give a fish or teach how to fish. They will not rest until they have revolutionized the fishing industry."
― Bill Drayton, Leading Social Entrepreneurs Changing the Worlds

20 Mentor Minutes

20 Mentor Minutes Photo Album

The first 20 Mentor Minutes Day Event was held on March 21, 2013 as part of East Coast Startup Week.

This event gave 16 early-stage entrepreneurs an opportunity to pitch their ideas and receive valuable feedback & advice in a series of 20-minute intervals from such high profile mentors as Gururaj “Desh” Deshpande, Gerry Pond, Raj Melville, Diane Hodgins, & Yan Simard.

Hear About The Experience From Participants

Pitch Competition

The day culminated in an exciting competition featuring the top four entrepreneurial pitches. Congratulations to the winner, David Brown of Mycodev Group Inc.!!


The Next 20 Mentor Minutes will be in  Saint John as a Pre-conference Event for social innovators at the Social Enterprise Development Dialogue. April 24-25, 2014.

Stay tuned for more details via: facebooktwitter or contact us at innovate@unb.ca!

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