Founders/Inventors that work in small teams have a need to supplement their experience and expertise in running a successful startup. We match startup companies with the best and brightest minds that provide strategic advice, coaching and mentoring on a pro-bono basis and can transform an entrepreneur’s weaknesses into strengths.
o Six month pro bono engagement
o Couple of hours a month
o In person or over the phone meeting
Why Entrepreneurs should have Mentors?
o Learn from their successes and mistakes to avoid pitfalls on the path to success.
o Expand your network for prospective partners, investors, clients, employees and team members.
o It is free and non binding if relation does not work.
Suggested Role of a Mentor -
o Be an advisor to the company for six months to support their growth.
o Advise company on all options available and not assume a de facto operating position by virtue of your role.
o Typically meet once per month with the company CEO in person or over the phone for at lest an hour.
o Provide regular updates to the Entrepreneur Center
o Work pro bono - no current, future or promised consideration.
o If requested by the company, sign a non-disclosure agreement.
o The Mentor or the Company may discontinue the relationship at any time.
Mentors are selected based on their experience and skills set. They assist companies on a pro bono basis. Companies with a need for a Mentor can email us at email@example.com with a brief description of their specific needs and they will be matched with a Mentor based on those needs and preferences.