BE NYC Mentors is the City of New York's inaugural mentorship program for Black entrepreneurs. BE NYC Mentors aims to not only increase the number of Black-owned businesses in high-growth industries, but has a programmatic focus on providing technical assistance to pre-startup and newly-formed businesses.
Inspiration, Insights, and Connection
"Since February 2021, BE NYC Mentors has connected over 550 Black entrepreneurs with experienced mentors through roundtables, group events and 1-on-1 mentor sessions. This program provides inspiration, insights and connection for our City’s talented and diverse emerging entrepreneur community, positioning them for long-term success.”
Kenneth Ebie, Executive Director and Chief Development Officer, Black Entrepreneurs NYC (BENYC)
The BE NYC Mentors Program
Supports Black Entrepreneurs
Operating in New York City
BE NYC Mentors in a groundbreaking model from the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS), to help create equity of opportunity by advancing Black entrepreneurship. Click below for the several ways you can take advantage of these FREE resources:
Meet Our Mentors
BE NYC Mentors are Black entrepreneurs and industry leaders who have been carefully selected based on their business success and industry expertise to support other Black entrepreneurs in New York City.