Mentorloop Software


 

Mentorloop is a cloud-based mentoring software platform which enables mentors and mentees to communicate. it is suitable for universities, government organizations, nonprofits and startups. Key features include onboarding, mentor and mentee matching, communication tools, content tracking and reporting.

Mentorloop helps businesses onboard members and employees. Matches are created using various filters and criteria including experience, skills and desired goals. The My Match feature also allows members to choose their mentor and mentee by browsing a list of members.

Users can connect with each other via live chat, set goals, share documents and keep a record of their mentoring relationship. Mentorloop also provides learning and development content. The reporting feature allows coordinators to track real-time data, get insights from the analytics dashboard and generate reports from surveys.

Support is offered via email. Pricing is per month.

 

Mentorloop - Mentor matching
 
  • Mentorloop - Mentor matching
    Mentor matching
  • Mentorloop - Mentoring program
    Mentoring program
  • Mentorloop - Mobile view
    Mobile view
  • Mentorloop - User information
    User information
  • Mentorloop - Mentor list
    Mentor list
  • Mentorloop - Activity log
    Activity log
Supported Operating System(s):
Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic)

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Sarah from Australian Olympic Committee

January 2018

January 2018

efficient, adaptable, forward thinking

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The software uses integrated matching analytics to guide the matching process. This has given us greater confidence in the suitability of the matches. Additionally, the software greatly reduces the administrative load of running a mentor program. Working with one of the customer rep has been great. He is very intuitive regarding our program and helpful in managing timelines.

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We look forward to having a greater ability to customize the platform specific to our business needs.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Taina from La Trobe University

January 2018

January 2018

Mentorloop is of high-quality and easy to use, and with excellent and friendly customer support

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It is very easy to use, even for a person with limited technological expertise like me. It contains all functionalities that you can hope for from a contemporary mentoring software and more. Mentorloop is very innovative and open for new developments. They introduce new useful resources and functions on the platform at a regular basis. In addition, the platform can be tailored to meet the needs and requirements of individual clients and/or programs, which is a huge plus. We run several mentoring programs on the platform and it works amazingly well. And, anytime we need help, support or advice, Mentorloop's friendly staff is just one phone call or visit away. One of the best things of Mentorloop is the personal customer service - as a customer you feel like the most important person in the world and they move the mountains to fulfil and exceed your requirements. Magnificent company, software and people!

Cons

When I want to send messages with an attachment, the software is to effective that it sends it out immediately. This is great, however sometimes I'd like to review the attachment a second time before sending it. I've raised this with Mentorloop, and as always, they are very friendly and will amend the functions so that it matches my requirements. As soon as that has been made, no issues at all.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Kevin from HiPoint Roofing (ABN Group)

January 2018

January 2018

The Mentorloop concept is great but it currently does not achieve what it should do.

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Mentorloop provides a great confidential communication hub between coachees and coaches/mentors however I still believe it has a long way to go to become a useful tool.

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I just feel the program is a bit clunky at the moment because it doesn't integrate very well with outlook or enable you to archive your loops which is a major flaw I feel. People using this software are generally time poor so to have to double book everything with outlook is just not ideal also I think it is ridiculous that the loop just continues infinitely imagine what it would look like after 3 years it will be 2km long chat.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: Mentorloop, Mentorloop

Date: January 2018

January 2018

 

Hi Kevin,

This is Lucy, I'm one of the founders of Mentorloop. Thank you for being a user and providing this review.

We're always looking for ways to improve our platform (we're a relatively young company), so feedback like this is invaluable as we continue to refine what you experience while on Mentorloop, and what we stand for.

We do have an Add to Calendar feature that allows you to download your meetings into Outlook, and we're looking at deeper integration with Outlook as we progress.

Your feedback about the infinite loop is an interesting one - many of our users do continue their relationships for many years, and sometimes come back to it after long absences and want to review their history, so this makes sense for them. However we obviously haven't served your example, where you want a neat way to close out or archive a loop, so we'll take this on board.

Thank you again for taking the time to leave this review. All the best with your mentoring journey!

 

Tracy from Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

September 2017

September 2017

Great with excellent, immediate support

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This program is enabling our mentoring program for our staff to be successful. We can monitor that all Menotrs are making contact with their Mentees and that we see that they have an ongoing relationship : this, I have found, is vital in assisting a mentoring program to achieve the results we need.

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Clean platform Very intuitive. Simple layout. Easy to use. Immediate support by phone when required.

I think this has just been added : when Mentors and Mentees answer emails, these emails load immediately into Mentorloop. Well done.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Catherine from Institute of Public Accountants
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

September 2017

September 2017

I have found the Mentorloop software very simple and easy to use, it's very user friendly.

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This software has enabled us to successfully implement a mentor program, something that we (as an organisation) have wanted to do for many years. As we are a small organisation, with limited resources, managing a mentor program has eluded us. The Mentorloop software has taken all of the hard work out of administering a successful program and has given us the chance to enhance our offering to both members and student members.

Pros

I find the software very intuitive and have been able to easily navigate our members through any issues they might be experiencing. I love all the added extras - messaging, ability to easily email those on the database and really appreciate the aesthetics of the software - it looks great which is very appealing to me. The support I receive from Nathan is also brilliant.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Joy from iGen Foundation

May 2017

May 2017

We use the program to match young entrepreneurs with experienced business people

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The ability to see how the relationship is evolving between the mentor and mentee. Everyone uses it differently but we can see if they are interacting and when.

Cons

Setting up the group loops isn't as easy as one on ones as the matching process hasn't been adapted for this. It is on the development list of improvements.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Ronnie from IMNIS

April 2017

April 2017

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In the NFP space Mentorloop provides exceptional value for money, the tools to facilitate one to one mentoring while capturing data to quantify the value of the program and feedback on best practice. When we looked at the competitors in the Corporate space the pricing model was not sustainable in the NFP sector. The team at Mentorloop have been responsive and quick to resolve any issues. From the time we piloted our first program in 2015, Mentorloop have strengthened their platform and offering to meet our needs.
Ronnie Wood
IMNIS Director

Review Source: Capterra
 

Julie from Aspen Entrepreneurs

March 2017

March 2017

Wonderful Community Tool

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We have been actively using Mentorloop for 6 months to help launch and build our Mentorship Program in Aspen. Our reps spent considerable time listening to our needs and developing features after hearing all their clients use-case scenarios.

We have used the platform to connect Mentors and Mentees, however, since Aspen is a small community - most of the relationship building takes place in person.

The reason for three stars in the features/functionality is that qualitative metrics around goal progress are vital for our program and that is limited on Mentorloop to date. Our reps have been amazing when it comes to the future roadmap of their product. I am positive They will offer this backend analytic tool sooner than later - and there are work-arounds using Group Loops as the Program Director.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Barry from AltusQ
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

September 2016

September 2016

The right features at the right price

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We run mentoring programs on behalf of a range of clients. For several years now we have been using specialist online platforms to support these programs. We started out with an industry leading product with all the bells and whistles but found that it's possible to have too much functionality - the complexity of the platform ends up distracting from the point of the program (i.e. the personal mentoring relationships). We have now switched to recommending Mentorloop to all our clients because we find it offers a much better balance. It does all we need to support our program participants and administrators while remaining simple and intuitive enough to require little thought or effort to use.

Pros

Intuitive enough to require almost no training to use. Quick and simple to deploy to clients. Does everything we need, doesn't let irrelevant "techie stuff" get in the way of the mentoring relationships. Realistic pricing - many of our clients are not-for-profits or industry associations with limited budgets so it's great to be able to offer them a quality product they can afford.

Cons

Mentorloop is still a young product with some of its development roadmap ahead of it. This means the product is still changing which can create practical problems for clients when features appear/disappear/move. These are minor issues though and overall it's a positive to be able to demonstrate to clients that their mentoring platform is improving over time.

Advice to Others

Don't think that any mentoring software can guarantee a successful mentoring program. A well thought-out product like Mentorloop can help a great deal, particularly with program administration, but ultimately the human factors (e.g. being crystal clear about program goals, locking in exec sponsor support, training mentors and mentees so they understand their respective roles, etc.) matter more.

Review Source: Capterra