All teams have the option of working with one or more mentors, and there is no restriction regarding age, nationality, experience, or education of the mentors.  Mentors need to be registered on the platform. Mentors cannot be competition judges.

Mentors will participate on a voluntary basis and consequently will not receive any compensation from the team, YABT, PepsiCo or other sponsors.

Mentors can assist team members during project preparation by answering questions, providing industry and technical advice/expertise, assisting with organizational strategies, editing business/project plans, evaluating team presentations and facilitating the networks necessary for the long-term success of the project.