E-Mentoring Platforms

BiD Network

BiD Network engages thousands of entrepreneurs, experts and investors from all over the world to stimulate entrepreneurship and economic growth in emerging markets.

Meet BiD Network’s 27,144 + members. Search among 9,200 proposals or the best BiD-Grade business plans.


"Bplans.com contains the largest single online collection of free sample business plans. includes practical advice on planning, interactive tools and calculators, and a panel of experts who have answered thousands of questions from people like you. Bplans.com has won several awards as a valuable ’plain talk’ resource."

Social Entrepreneurship

Check special Toolkit for entrepreneurs who use business principles to organize, create, and manage a venture to make social change and protect or restore the environment. Social and environmental entrepreneurs work through nonprofits, private companies and government and are making important impacts on society. Business Planning for Sustainable Enterprises is a good place to start.


Women Entrepreneurship Coaching

The Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED) is the forum for the many funding and inter-governmental agencies that are developing a vibrant private sector – the businesses, small and large, that provide the bulk of employment and prosperity worldwide. This page lists reports and publications related to Women’s Entrepreneurship Development.








Open Innovation Networks.



Endeavor transforms emerging-market economies by identifying and supporting high-impact entrepreneurs. They have the potential to create thriving companies that employ hundreds — even thousands -— of people and generate millions of dollars in wages and revenues. And they have the power to inspire countless others.


InnoCentive connects companies, academic institutions, public sector and non-profit organizations, all hungry for breakthrough innovation, with a global network of more than 200,000 of the world’s brightest minds on the world’s first Open Innovation Marketplace™.

These creative thinkers — join the InnoCentive Solver™ community to solve some of the world’s toughest challenges.


Open and Collaborative

’Open Innovators’ is a new paradigm in which company boundaries are crossed, and collaboration and external inputs are key. The website offers an extensive list of links to existing platforms in the field of open innovation, crowdfunding and crowdsourcing.wants to bring new insights and best practices on open innovation, crowdsourcing, and co-creation - for business leaders as well as entrepreneurs.


 Amazee is an internet platform that empowers individuals and organizations to initiate and promote their ideas and plans in projects, to find like-minded people and raise funds. Amazee is the global action network!

Amazee is built for globally-minded activists who want to use the web for collective action. Thus their goals become projects on Amazee and these projects come to life.