United States


Jolkona runs mentor-driven education programs for high potential social entrepreneurs. These entrepreneurs are solving some of the most challenging societal issues in their communities. Their mentors include some of Seattle’s best startup talent who prepare these founders to scale and engage with investors at home & abroad.

Seattle is one of the most vibrant and welcoming startup hubs in the U.S. and has a rich history of innovation and invention. Jolkona seeks to position Seattle as a city that fosters the global entrepreneurial spirit. They’re building a network of mentors, business leaders and thought leaders who are creating and energizing communities of change makers around the world!

Mission Statement: Jolkona’s mission is to clear the path for world changing ideas by providing social entrepreneurs mentorship, education, and community.


Our Connection:

Mission Grant. Skees Family Foundation loves the work Jolkona does. The training and assistance they provide to young social entrepreneurs is essential in helping them create solutions to global issues. We wanted to support their work and help enable more youth to think outside the box.



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