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Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE)


Mentorship is a key component of our Young Social Entrepreneurs programme. Our dedicated mentors are leaders in their profession. They provide guidance and strategic counsel for our YSEs to achieve their social entrepreneurial goals.

Applications are now open for the following types of mentors:

Entrepreneur Mentor:

Entrepreneur mentors must have:

  • At least 3 years of entrepreneurial experience, currently running a business or with deep understanding of relevant industries and markets
  • Experience in social entrepreneurship is not necessary, but will be an added advantage
  • Some experience in doing business in Asia will be an added advantage
  • Willing to share contacts and networks with YSE mentees
  • Time commitment*:
    • 2-4 hours a month from April to October 2018 to mentor teams on practical aspects and challenges of starting up an enterprise
  • Entrepreneur mentors who are a better match to our six YSE 2017 winners may be invited to join as Alumni Mentors instead to guide the winners in the usage of their winning funds and implementation of agreed milestones with SIF.

For All Mentors:

  • Desire and passion to support the impact work of youth by imparting not just knowledge and skills but also help to grow their networks
  • Fluency in English
  • Mentors are paired with YSE teams based on the mentor’s expertise / business experience, interest and country.

Apply now! (By 26 February, 2018)

Entrepreneur mentors, apply here.

If you have further queries on mentorship, please contact the YSE team at

YSE Partners: If you are interested in social entrepreneurship and would like to get more involved with our YSE programme, please contact the YSE team at for partnership possibilities



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