Ventures Seeking Mentors

Ventures seeking Mentors

The VMN is a university-wide group of mentors with entrepreneurship and innovation experience, skills and expertise across a variety of industries and application areas. Interested in learning more about the mentoring process? Check out next steps below!

Be a Venture

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1. Tell us more about your business.

Fill out an electronic request for mentoring form to share basic business information.

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2. Connect with the VMN.

We will contact you to schedule a phone call or coffee chat to better understand your business mentoring needs.

Work with ventures on executing business model milestones.

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3. Get started with
a mentor!

We’ll introduce you to a mentor and you’ll kick things off with a conversation.

Ventures we've worked with

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Get involved as a Venture

The Unsize VMN mentor team helps support my growth as an entrepreneur by facilitating connections, asking hard questions, and sharing their own experiences.

Katie Wilhoit, Co-Founder of Unsize

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Frequently asked questions

What is the time commitment?
You define the timing of your mentoring experience with your VMN mentors.

You will meet a variety of different mentors who will work with you as long as takes to fulfill well-defined mentor needs. Your first few meetings with your first mentor will focus on defining very specific mentor needs so that we build the best mentor team possible to help you and your business succeed.
How quickly will I be matched with a mentor?
You will be matched with a mentor within 2 weeks of submitting your request for mentoring form.
What kinds of mentor industries, skills, and expertise exist in the Network?
The VMN manages a database rich with mentor experience and skills interacting with Northeastern’s portfolio of ventures, combining for a powerful tool to match mentors to ventures and create high functioning teams.

VMN mentors are alumni and friends of Northeastern who volunteer their time and expertise to help Northeastern ventures grow and succeed.

Mentor quality is critical. VMN mentors’ careers represent a wide range of experiences as founders, CEOs, CFOs, CMOs, COOs, CTOs, general counsel, and directors or advisors of successful companies to leading program or product innovation at successful companies.

Get involved as a Venture

Interested in building a mentor team via the VMN? Or would like additional information about the VMN program? Click "Get Started" to fill out a request for mentoring form and the Program Manager will connect with you shortly!