Mentorele Announces the Strategic Acquisition of SMU Business Plan Competition (SMUBPC) Platform

[2023] – Mentorele, an online community founded by Philip Doneski that empowers web creators to design, create, and sell websites while mastering the intricacies of starting a web design business, is thrilled to announce the acquisition of the renowned SMU Business Plan Competition (SMUBPC) platform. This prestigious initiative has fostered innovation and entrepreneurial skills among SMU students since 2001, providing them with a unique platform to turn innovative ideas into viable business ventures.

The SMUBPC has been a cornerstone in offering students the chance to engage with real-world business challenges, providing them with cash prizes and invaluable in-kind awards such as office space, legal advice, patent application assistance, and marketing/PR support. This acquisition marks a significant step in bridging the gap between academic entrepreneurial endeavors and practical business applications in the web design industry.

Mentorele’s acquisition of the SMUBPC platform is a testament to our commitment to nurturing innovation, entrepreneurship, and the practical application of web design business skills. This strategic move aligns with Mentorele’s mission to provide a comprehensive learning environment for web creators, facilitating a seamless transition from academic concepts to real-world business execution.

As we embark on this exciting new chapter, Mentorele is dedicated to enhancing the SMUBPC experience for students, mentors, and sponsors, to further bridge the gap between academic learning and practical business application in the web design and entrepreneurship arenas.

About Mentorele

Mentorele ( is an online community founded by Philip Doneski, dedicated to empowering web creators to design, create, and sell websites, while also providing the essential tools and knowledge to start and grow a web design business. With a focus on real-world application and community support, Mentorele is committed to fostering the next generation of web design entrepreneurs.

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Updated: March 7, 2024