• Mentors meet with the Venture as a dynamic team
  • Mentor teams evolve to meet the venture’s needs as they move through stages of development
  • Mentors ensure Ventures are capital market ready
  • Mentors are specially trained using the well-established MIT Venture Mentoring Services Program curriculum
  • Mentors counsel ventures through a method of asking questions and providing perspective to achieve their goals

“We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.” — Winston Churchill

Mentor Qualifications Include:

  • Mentors are referral only
  • Must be free of conflict with the entrepreneur/company
  • Remain financially independent of the venture they are mentoring
  • Have experience in growing an enterprise and raising capital
  • Provide their time and expertise on a completely voluntary basis
  • Sign a Non-Disclosure and an Ethics Agreement
  • Participate in the monthly mentor breakfasts
  • Complete a half-day mentor training session