MentorcliQ + River = Mentoring Software Powerhouse

MentorcliQ, the #1 rated employee mentoring software, acquired River in 2020.

The year was 1998…

and technological advancements were prolific. The Internet was in its infancy, and people still got a rush of excitement when they heard “You’ve got mail.” We set out to make a difference and to help people learn and develop at work.

It all started with a question: How can we accelerate workplace learning and development for more people in an organization, without astronomical costs? What we created was Open Mentoring, which would one day be known as River.

Pioneering e-mentoring

Our company was formerly known as Triple Creek. We pioneered e-mentoring in the late 1990s and released Open Mentoring®, the first commercially available dedicated web-based mentoring process in the early 2000s.

Addressing challenges

When we first launched our mentoring software, the primary challenges we addressed were:

  • making it easier for administrators to run a mentoring program
  • helping companies get more people engaged in mentoring
  • making it simpler and less time-consuming for administrators (and the mentees and mentors themselves) to make matches between people
  • positively impacting people’s development


These resolutions have not changed over the years, but we’ve certainly added to them.

So what are you waiting for? Contact River today to schedule a demo of our mentoring software.

Today, we help companies implement professional mentoring programs to address:

  • Leadership development
  • Employee engagement
  • Onboarding new hires
  • Supporting recently promoted employees (e.g., new manager development)
  • Employee productivity
  • Retention efforts/reducing attrition
  • Diversity and inclusion initiatives
  • High-potential development
  • Succession planning
  • Extending training efforts through continuous learning and on-the-job support
  • Retaining knowledge among employees/mitigating the brain drain

Talented workforce

River helps our clients build a diverse and talented workforce, with many of our clients using mentoring to create a culture of learning, sharing, development, opportunity, and growth.

Over the years we have continued to advance innovations in web-based mentoring and collaborative learning. Our consulting support and training services provide another layer of expertise to our clients, giving them a mentoring solution…not just software. With decades of experience in online mentoring programs, we provide our clients with unprecedented expertise, insights, and thought leadership.

Learn about MentorcliQ’s acquisition of River!

Helping our clients succeed

We’ve won accolades and awards along the way, but our proudest moments occur when we help our clients succeed. From Fortune 1000 organizations to small and mid-size companies, River is a flexible platform that fits the needs of our wide-ranging clients. Contact us to discuss your needs and to learn how River can help you do more with mentoring.

So what are you waiting for? Contact River today to schedule a demo of our mentoring software.



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