BE NYC Mentors is New York City's inaugural mentorship program for Black entrepreneurs seeking to increase the number of Black-owned businesses in high-growth industries, with a programmatic focus on pre-startup and newly-formed businesses. 

Black Entrepreneurs NYC (BE NYC), an initiative of the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS), is a groundbreaking model for a major American city to help create equity of opportunity by advancing Black entrepreneurship.
Here are the two ways you can take advantage of these resources:
Mastermind Group Mentor Sessions

These are topic-specific sessions led by a business leader and subject matter expert. You will benefit from the mentor's expertise and network with a community of fellow entrepreneurs.

FIND AN upcoming session

Intensive Mentor Sessions 

You will be matched to a business mentor for a 1-on-1 session..

REQUEST A 1-on-1

Meet our Mentors

Our 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.