Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mana?

Mana Network is the new age solution to all networking woes. Mana brings together the top players of the start-up ecosystem to help each other thrive in a competitive world.

What's the difference between a Tie-Up and a Connection?

Tie-Ups are restricted between companies. Only companies are allowed to tie up with each other. Companies once tied-up will be able to view posts posted by each other, recommend one another to other users, and message each other.

Connection Requests can be sent by a company to the other users on the platform to collaborate with one another on a project. Once the connection request is sent, the receiver can decide to accept or reject the request. Once the request is accepted the company and user will be allowed to contact one another through their inbox.

Can I sign-up as multiple users?

Yes, sign-up as users that seem fit and meaningful to what you do. Make sure your accounts use separate email ids.

How can I check for events?

Irrespective of which user you sign-up as you will be able to view all the events on the platform. Go to the events page to browse through all the events that have been posted. If you want to post your event, you can do so through a company account or an event organizer account.

Who can post an event?

Founders and Event Organisers can post events on Mana.

How do I know if someone wants to connect with me?

You will be notified when you get a connection request. You will also receive an email notification.

How can I delete my account?

In any case, if you wish to delete your account, write to us at [email protected] and we will delete your account.


FOUNDERS

As a Founder, can I browse through the profiles of Job Applicants who haven’t applied for my company?

No. You are allowed to view the applicants that apply for the job you have posted.

As a Founder, can I post details of my events in my own profile or should I create a separate one as an Event Organizer?

You can post events through your Founder Profile and need not create an Event Organizer Profile.

Is there a tie-up limit?

No! You can tie-up with any number of startups and expand your network!

How do I get in touch with agencies on the platform?What is an Investment Profile?

When you feel you are ready to have your companies looked at by investors, you can create your investment profile. This will be viewed by investors only. This profile will give investors good clarity about your company and will help them make their investment choices easier.

Who can view, like/comment on my posts?

The companies you have tied up with will be able to like and comment on your posts. Any user that views your profile will be able to view your posts.

Who can contact me?

Investors and Accelerators can contact you. Other users can contact you only after your connection request is accepted.

How do I know the authenticity of the Investors contacting me?

All the Investors on the platform are verified by us. You can also go through their profile once they contact you.


VENTURE CAPITALIST:

Do I need to tie up with startups?

No. You can message the startups that you are interested in directly without having to send them any sort of request.

Who can view my profile?

The companies that you contact can view your profile.

Who can I contact?

You can contact startups on the platform.

Can I sign up for free?

No. You must pay a subscription fee to use the platform.

I filled in my details to create a profile, what now?

We will verify the details you have filled and then grant you permission to use the platform. You will receive a message when your profile is approved.


AGENCY

Who can contact me?

Companies! Companies that have viewed your profile and are interested in you can send you a connection request to get in touch with you.

Is it possible for me to message a founder stating the reasons why he should choose me over the other agencies?

No. Your profile makes you stand out! Make sure you have a lot of details on your profile to make yourself stand out from the rest.

Can I sign up for free?

No. You must pay a subscription fee to use the platform.

How do I know about the authenticity of the company that’s contacting me?

You can go through the company’s profile before deciding whether to Accept/Reject the request.

Do I have to take up the project if I accept a request?

No. Accepting a request establishes a connection and allows you to connect with the company. Once connected with the company, you may discuss the project and decide whether you would want to take it up.


ACCELERATOR:

Can I contact a Company?

You can contact any company on the platform. You can also contact companies that show interest in your events and programs.

Who can view my events and programs?

Your programs can be viewed by all companies. Your events can be viewed by everyone on the platform.

Can I sign-up on Mana for free?

Yes! You can create an account on Mana for free. All you have to do is create a profile.

Do I have a Credit Wallet?

Yes. Each time you create an Event or Program, your credits are reduced.


SPEAKER:

Who can contact me?

Companies! Companies that have viewed your profile and are interested in you can send you a connection request to get in touch with you.

Can I sign-up on Mana for free?

Yes! You can create an account on Mana for free. All you have to do is create a profile.

How do I know about the authenticity of the company that’s contacting me?

You can go through the company’s profile before deciding whether to Accept/Reject the request.

Do I have to take up the project if I accept a request?

No. Accepting a request establishes a connection and allows you to connect with the company. Once connected with the company, you may discuss the project and decide whether you would want to take it up.

Is it possible for me to message a founder stating the reasons why he should choose me over the other Speakers?

No. Your profile makes you stand out! Make sure you have a lot of details on your profile to make yourself stand out from the rest.


CONSULTANT:

Who can contact me?

Companies! Companies that have viewed your profile and are interested in you can send you a connection request to get in touch with you.

Is Mana free for me?

Yes! You can create an account on Mana for free. All you have to do is create a profile.

How do I know about the authenticity of the company that’s contacting me?

You can go through the company’s profile before deciding whether to Accept/Reject the request.

Do I have to take up the project if I accept a request?

No. Accepting a request establishes a connection and allows you to connect with the company. Once connected with the company, you may discuss the project and decide whether you would want to take it up.

Is it possible for me to message a founder stating the reasons why he should choose me over the other Consultants?

No. Your profile makes you stand out! Make sure you have a lot of details on your profile to make yourself stand out from the rest.


APPLICANT:

Who can contact me?

Companies! Companies that have viewed your profile and are interested in you can send you a connection request to get in touch with you.

Can I contact a company on the platform?

Once you apply for a job, the company can choose to accept or reject your application. Once your application has been accepted, you may communicate with the company through your Inbox.

Will the job openings be only for graduates or under-graduates as well?

There are all types of jobs available on the platform. You can find your dream job here!

Is there an option to post the details of Certification courses completed by me or other achievements?

You can add these details in the achievements section. Make sure you add all your relevant experience and certification courses. This will improve your chances of finding a job.


ORGANIZER:

How many events can I post through one profile?

Unlimited! Make sure you post all the events you’re organizing!

Will there be a deduction of credits for an event posted?

Yes. Each event you post will require you to spend some credits.

Can I edit an event once I’ve posted it?

Yes. You can edit it multiple times.

Can I delete an event that I’ve posted?

Yes.

Do I need to delete the event after it is over?

No. The event will appear in the lapsed event section once it is over.

Who can view my events?

All the users of the platform will be able to view your event and will be notified of it.


INFLUENCERS:

Who can contact me?

Companies! Companies that have viewed your profile and are interested in you can send you a connection request to get in touch with you.

Can I sign-up on Mana for free?

Yes! You can create an account on Mana for free. All you have to do is create a profile.

How do I know about the authenticity of the company that’s contacting me?

You can go through the company’s profile before deciding whether to Accept/Reject the request.

Do I have to take up the project if I accept a request?

No. Accepting a request establishes a connection and allows you to connect with the company. Once connected with the company, you may discuss the project and decide whether you would want to take it up.

Is it possible for me to message a founder stating the reasons why he should choose me over the other Influencers?

No. Your profile makes you stand out! Make sure you have a lot of details on your profile to make yourself stand out from the rest.


CREDITS WALLET:

How can I earn more credits?

As soon as you sign up, you are allotted 1000 credits. You can use these for the initial connections you make on the platform. Once you have used up the credits, you must visit your credit wallet to buy more credits.

Where are my credits spent:

  • Each connection you make
  • Each event you post
  • Each job you post

Activities that involve usage of Credits:

  • Connection
  • Posting an Event
  • Posting a Job
  • Applying for a Job

Do I lose credits if my connection is rejected?

No. If your connection request has been rejected, the credits will be returned to your wallet. If your connection request has been accepted, your credits will not be returned.