Ready To Grow Your Business?

The Small Business Incubator is a six-month virtual incubator for driven founders who want to scale their businesses without wasting time and money.

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Are You Ready To Get Over The Hump and Crush Your Goals?

Whether you’re just starting and need help creating your brand, or you have a solid foundation and want to scale - this incubator is designed to be everything you need. 

I started my career helping startups and business owners scale. From marketing and sales to management and customer experience, I helped founders grow their revenue by over 500% on a regular basis.

We started this incubator to help founders, small business owners, and entrepreneurs learn how to scale their businesses and achieve their revenue goals using the same strategies top companies use.

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"Small Business Mentor helped us take advantage of easy wins. We were able to dramatically increase our website traffic and social media reach without changing our daily workflow. They were a huge help and made a huge impact on our growth"


"We worked with Small Business Mentor for 9 months. They helped us completely transform our sales and marketing department. When they started we had 14 leads a month and were struggling to close. Today we have over 120 leads/month and we didn't increase our marketing spend. Mike is incredible at what he does. "

Kintsugi Yoga

"Our goal with working with Small Business Mentor was to double our business and open a new location. We love what we do - but we weren't expert marketers. Small Business Mentor helped us develop a path to scale. I'm typing this from our 2nd location. Thanks guys!"

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"Small Business Mentor did exactly what they said they were going to do. We were spending too much money on leads, our patient acquisition process wasn't efficient, and we weren't sure how to grow. Mike helped us optimize our entire funnel, helped us retain more patients, and double our revenue. Phenomenal work and we are so happy we worked with them"

Our Promise To You

Find Low Effort - High Impact Wins

No Sleazy Sales Tactics

We teach you how to ethically grow your company.

Grow Your Company With Data

Thought Leadership

If we don't have an answer, we'll find someone for you that does at no charge.

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Your company is unique. We don't believe in cookie cutter solutions.



We aren't just going to teach you how to do it. We are going to coach you along the way.



Being an entrepreneur is hard. You don't have to do it alone anymore.


Actionable Skills

This isn't a cookie cutter course. You'll be able to use everything we teach.

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What You Can Expect

Our goal is to give you everything you need to take your business to the next level.


Learn how to perfect your branding and messaging to fit the needs of your ideal customer. 

Craft a clear and compelling value proposition that resonates with your audience without having to use pushy and dishonest sales strategies.

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Learn what marketing tactics work for YOU and how to scale 

Strengthen your marketing foundation with data and learn how to scale your business without taking huge financial risks.

Stop burning out and burning cash and set yourself up for long-term success. 

Increase your average customer value, work less, and make more without overcomplicating your business model and funnels.

Designed To Help You Scale

Whether you're just starting or have been doing this for years- join a community that will help you take your business to the next level.


Deliver Your Message

Messaging is tough. We'll help you target your perfect customer where they already are.

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Build Your Foundation

Data will be your bestfriend. We'll teach you how to gather data points at key points in your customer journey and use it to your advantage.

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Think it's time to press the gas? We can help you take your business to the next level without making the wheels come off.


Mike Funkhouser

I started Small Business Mentor for the mom-and-pop shops and those who haven’t decided on a business name yet. The neighborhood dry cleaners and the 20-year-old E-commerce superstars. It’s for those who are branding and those who are re-branding. Those who are just starting, and those who want to retire.

This is for the seasoned entrepreneurs and the 40 hour week, “There has to be something more to this life” lunch break brainstormers. This is for the lemonade standing, car washing, lawn mowing, looking out the window dreamer.

Small Business Mentor is for you. I hope we inspire you to do more, think outside of the box, and go after whatever sets your soul on fire.

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Small Business Mentor Incubator

The Perks

Small Business Resources

Group Classes

Learn from Experts



Build Connections


Community Channel

An Expert Whenever You Need it

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Office Hours

Get Answers To Your Questions

Find Low Effort - High Impact Wins

1:1 Coaching

Break Through Barriers

Grow Your Company With Data

Equity Free

We don't require equity or a percentage of your business.

Month By Month Overview

Each month will have two group calls, two office hour sessions, and one 1:1 coaching session.

Month 1 - Fine Tune Your Messaging and Audience

In month 1, you'll learn how to fine-tune your ideal customer. Then, you'll design beautiful and persuasive messaging that not only resonates with your ideal customer but footpaths the way for the rest of your marketing strategy.

Month 2 - Data and Marketing Foundation

Know exactly what is working and what isn't every step of the way. This month, we'll show you how to obtain data from every step of your customer journey. You'll know every piece of data from how much time they spent on your website to how long your sales process takes.

Month 3 - Your Marketing Strategy 

In month 3 we'll design and implement a unique growth strategy for your business. Learn how to create content that resonates with your audience, Search engine optimization, and ad strategies that will help your business soar.

Month 4 - Optimized Sales Process

Whether you're a service-based business or sell products, we'll teach you how to perfect your sales process to increase conversions. From your sales deck and follow-up campaigns to empty carts and re-targeting advertising - we'll help you secure more business.

Month 5 - Management

In month 5, we'll learn how to make sure your systems and processes are efficient and optimized to scale. From automation and virtual assistants to proper pricing and workflows, we'll help you keep your business manageable when you scale.

Month 6 - Scaling

We'll teach you how to identify trends, scale campaigns without taking unnecessary risks, and reach your revenue goals confidently. Scaling will be no longer daunting because you'll know exactly what you need to do so.

The Small Business Mentor Incubator Is For You If...

- You have a proven and sellable product/service
- You have tasted success, but have struggled to duplicate or scale
- You bootstrapped your business and need to grow profitably
- You want to scale your business without risk and aren't sure how
- You're an entrepreneur that is tired of figuring things out on your own

The Small Business Mentor Incubator Is NOT For You If...

- You are happy with where your business is at and aren't interested in growth
- You are selling a product that isn't yours (affiliates, MLM,etc)
- You aren't interested in collaborating with a like-minded minded group of entrepreneurs

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Who should apply?

To be a good fit for The Small Business Mentor Incubator, you are probably:
- A passionate entrepreneur with a proven and sellable product/service
- A founder who has tasted success, but hasn't figured out their scaling recipe yet
- A bootstrapped business that lacks outside capital, so you need to grow profitably
- Anyone who wants to learn how to be their own chief growth officer 

How long will I have access to the community?

After the 6-month incubator, you’ll retain access to all the materials, the cohort channel, as well as the Small Business Mentor community channel.

What is the time commitment?

It would be best if you planned to commit 2-3 hours per week to The Small Business Mentor Incubator. We don't want to take up too much of your time but want to make sure you're getting your money's worth of our time.

We will do our best to time calls around everyone's schedule, and everything is recorded.

Is this a remote program?

Yes! The program is fully remote.

Do you offer financial help?

We offer financial help to Nonprofits and payment plans are available. Please contact us for more information.

We also have an affiliate program that can help pay for the incubator.