The Programme / Post start up support
developing enterprise around the world
Mentors can provide valuable support and benefit of experience to young entrepreneurs and start-up businesses.
The provision of a mentoring service, coordinated by Shell LiveWIRE, is an additional layer of support to benefit young entrepreneurs. Shell LiveWIRE can knows a well managed mentors group can also become effective and vocal ambassadors fora country programme.
Incubation opportunities, either physical or virtual, often exist outside the programme. An on-going review of any such available incubation opportunities can identify potential linkages, or be fed into an active list supported by developing local partnerships.
Market linkages have proved highly effective in stimulating higher levels of success and sustainability for start-up businesses. Recent experience from across the Shell LiveWIRE global network has demonstrated that by focusing on targeted value chain and high value sectors, better market linkages are developed for start-ups.