Terms & Conditions

We understand that your time is a high valued resource; we would appreciate if you donated part of it to this cause. The time you donate would be used to engage with young entrepreneurs on our platform to help guide them with whatever knowledge you wish to part onto them. It will also involve one on one dialogue with you on a subject matter in relation to entrepreneurship through Back Room Business.

If you sign up as Mentees/Mentors you automatically agreeing with the following terms and conditions set out by Back Room Business. We encourage all our Mentees to make sure that they have done the following trademark their business ideas, trading name, property name, and copyright material with respective entities such as Companies Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC).

Back Room Business will not be held responsible for any theft or accusation of intellectual property.

As Mentee of Back Room Business I agree to conduct myself with below terms and conditions that set out for me (pledge):

-I will conduct myself in professional and respectful manners

-I fully understand that Mentors are volunteering their precious time to help me

-I fully understand that i may not get a reply instant reply

-I will initiate task signed by my Mentors and shall give him or her progress status

-I am responsible for my life and everything that is going on my business

Mentor’s pledge

-I aware that I am pledging my time to help someone in need and also leave a mark

-I will try by all means to reply to all my Mentees on time

-I will keep my conversation with my mentees as professional as can

-I shall keep my conversation with mentees confidential

-I responsible for shaping the truth of the entrepreneurship journey in South Africa

Distribution of files, photos, and documents are encouraged as they form a great part of the engagement, and interaction between Mentee and Mentor under consent has been provided between the two.

The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 aims: to promote the protection of personal information processed by public and private bodies; to regulate the flow of personal information across the borders of the Republic; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Therefore, Back Room Business agrees that the personal information of Mentors and Mentees are protected, and they will never be shared with the third party as defined by the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (“POPI”).


-Treat each other with outmost respect

-Conversation between Mentee and Mentor will remain confidential

-They shall be trust between the two parties

-Mentee shall pay attention respect the time given by Mentor

Back Room Business Core Values:

Our values will help us guide our members and partners to form an important culture of entrepreneurship in South Africa, if not the Africa In general.

-Integrity-Honesty, Trust, Confidentiality and Self-discipline

-Respect-Stakeholders, Mentees and Mentor’s

-Caring– Compassion, Consistency, Commitment, Passionate and Diligence

-Accountability-Responsibility and Action

-Unity-TeamWork and TeamPlayer

-Equity-Fairness and Transparency

Our Payment Method to be used:

The payment method to be used by Back Room Business is subscription method

-Fund will go for maintenance of the website and future plans.

-Some of the funds will go to administration.

-Some of the fund will go to fund business ideas or start-up business from our mentees (we have our mentors to nominate two business or ideas that deserves funding)