An ECN showcases mentors, subject matter experts, or advisors paid to share knowledge or expertise over the phone. Organizations deploying a branded ECN can support members and earn new revenue. Participating mentors, advisors, and experts can boost their online profile, earn revenue, and win new clients. Brainsy is backed by successful entrepreneurs-turned-Angels and is a portfolio company of TomorrowVentures, the personal investment arm of Alphabet (formerly Google) Chairman, Eric Schmidt.