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MENTORCLOUD ANNOUNCES VER. 2.0 – NEXT GENERATION ONLINE MENTORING PLATFORM

RECEIVES FUNDING FROM STRATEGIC INVESTORS

Friday, January 16, 2015

San Francisco, Calif. – MentorCloud, the leader in online mentoring, today announced that it has launched its version 2.0 next-generation knowledge sharing and social mentoring platform. The company also announced strategic investment from the Silicon Valley Growth Syndicate fund.

“MentorCloud is by far the best online mentoring platform that we had seen,” said Mr. Will Bunker, Founder of Match.com and recent investor. “Our fund invested in MentorCloud after reviewing the version 2.0 platform and we are excited about new customers that have signed on.”

Designed with the busy user in mind, the Version 2.0 platform has been designed to be tremendously user friendly, highly intuitive and offers exceptional performance in a few clicks.

The new features include: 

  • A library of insights to capture the collective wisdom of mentors and experts in an organization
  • Roundtables for knowledge-sharing and mentoring in groups (1-to-many)
  • Mentorships with ability for mentors and mentees to track tasks, share notes and even schedule meetings.

“We wanted the MentorCloud online platform to be easy to use across all devices including mobile phones, tablets and laptops.” Said Sri Peruvemba, CMO of MentorCloud. “Our redesigned Ver. 2.0 platform is aimed at turning organizations into vibrant network of sharers and learners, boosting productivity, rapid talent development and most importantly, knowledge retention.”

This new product release is timed to celebrate the power of mentorship during January, designated as the National Mentoring Month in the U.S.

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For more information, check out our website at www.MentorCloud.com, or reach us on TwitterFacebook, or LinkedIn.

ABOUT MENTORCLOUD®

MentorCloud is a Global Mentoring Network. Our cloud-based platform connects employees and entrepreneurs with relevant subject-matter experts and mentors anywhere within the organization(s) they belong to. Our vision is 'Mentoring Beyond Borders,' and organizations on our global network include Stanford GSB, TiE, Landolakes IDD, National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), GW Law School, TrepCamp Mexico, Yunus&Youth, University of the Witwatersrand (SA), GSI Accelerator (Portuguese speaking countries) and more. 

Please visit MentorCloud.com for more details. Schedule a conversation and demo with us today or drop us an email if you are looking to unleash the power of your human capital and increase productivity, retention, and engagement in your organization.

 

Media Alert: MentorCloud presenting at WBC 2014.

MentorCloud presenting at NAWBO's Women's Business Conference 2014 - The Power of You during Sept 8,9 in Indianapolis.

Tuesday, September 3, 2014

San Francisco, Calif. – MentorCloud, the global leader and premier online mentoring platform, today announced that Dr. Ravi Gundlapalli, CEO and Ms. Vidya Kaipa, Marketing and Design Analyst, will present at NAWBO’s Women’s Business Conference – The Power of You during Sept 8-9, at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis, Indiana. In a recent survey of professional women on LinkedIn, a surprising number of women (nearly 1 in 5) say they have never had a mentor. Yet the benefits of mentoring to both the mentor and mentee are vast and proven: increased personal and professional development, communication skills, peer connections, growth opportunities and more. MentorCloud will talk about how its pioneering cloud-based mentoring platform is being adopted by organizations worldwide, the benefits for mentors and mentees, and the opportunities available for women business owners worldwide to accelerate their business with right mentorship. This is the first time NAWBO has added an entire panel at their annual WBC conference to cover this very important topic.

WHO:     Dr. Ravishankar Gundlapalli, Founder & CEO & Ms. Vidya Kaipa, Analyst, Marketing & Design

WHAT:   Dr. Gundlapalli and Vidya will be speaking on the ‘Power of Mentoring’ as part of a panel co-sponsored by Chase Bank. Other panelists include Maria M. Quintana, Executive Vice President at J.P.Morgan Chase; Dee Elliott, President of Dee Elliott Consulting and DEC Mentoring with Mary Johnson, Editor of Bizwomen.com moderating the panel.

Last decade can be called the ‘Era of Social Connections’ with the rapid growth of social media platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn. MentorCloud calls the next decade as the ‘Era of Meaningful Conversations,’ among communities of users that trust one another due to shared affinities - (e.g. alumni of same college or country), or aspirations (e.g. entrepreneurship). True wisdom is most effectively transferred from people to people and Mentoring is the only proven strategy for organizations to accelerate wisdom-sharing among their members. With more organizations becoming global with multi-generational and multi-cultural workforce, Mentoring is becoming a Board room topic to attract, retain and grow talent in organizations.

WHEN:           Monday, Sept. 8, at 15:00 (Session Title - Power of Mentoring).  

WHERE:         NAWBO WBC 2014, JW Marriott, White River Conference Room, Indianapolis, IN.

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For more information, please check out www.MentorCloud.com or reach us on TwitterFacebook, and LinkedIn.

About NAWBO®

Founded in 1975, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is the unified voice of America’s more than 10 million women-owned businesses representing the fastest growing segment of the economy. NAWBO is the only dues-based organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs across all industries. NAWBO develops programs that help women entrepreneurs navigate through the various stages of their business growth. Please visit http://nawbo.org for more details.

About MentorCloud®

MentorCloud is a Global Mentoring Network. Our cloud-based platform connects employees and entrepreneurs with relevant subject-matter experts and mentors anywhere within the organization(s) they belong to or externally on MentorCloud's pre-qualified global network. Our vision is 'Mentoring Beyond Borders,' and organizations on our global network include Stanford GSB, TiE Silicon Valley, TiE Hong Kong, Landolakes IDD (Farmer-to-Farmer), NAWBO (Women Business Owners in USA), TrepCamp (Mexico), Yunus&Youth (Global), SABLE Accelerator (SA), GSI Accelerator (Portuguese speaking countries). Please visit http://mentorcloud.com for more details. Talk to us at the conference or drop us an email if you are looking to unleash the power of your human capital and increase productivity, retention, and engagement in your organization.