GET ADVICE FROM A NETWORK OF THE BEST

On-Call Mentors have real industry experience. Covering a wide range of expertise, these world class professionals are providing XL Africa portfolio companies with advice,  as and when they need it.  

If an XL Africa portfolio company sees a gap in their knowledge that an on-call mentor can help fill, the XL Africa team can make an introduction! 

XL Companies can take advantage of on-call mentors based not only in their own geographies, but from across the continent and beyond, who may be able to help with other technical areas and cross-border growth plans.

WANT TO BECOME A MENTOR?

Our mentors have strong knowledge, networks and contacts that are useful to entrepreneurs:

We are looking for Africa-based mentors that have the following profile:

  • Successful hands-on, professional expertise in key business areas including: marketing/PR, legal, finance/accounting, internet/IT, HR, or any industry expertise relevant to XL Africa (please refer to the FAQs).

  • Experience in building digital companies in Africa is preferred - or experience in investing in companies in Africa or other emerging markets

  • Access to influential professional networks including angels and institutional investors and corporate partners in Africa and beyond

  • Ability to commit 1-2 hours per month as needed.

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