Find the Best Mentor for your Startup

FounderMates is a Movement to ensure every Startup receives the Best Support during the most critical years. We hand-pick Best People willing to join the Movement and Mentor Startups.

Connecting those who want to give to those who need it the most.

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100+ Mentors willing to hear from you

Bhaskar Thakur
"I am an Entrepreneur, Marketer & Growth Hacker. I have founded 3 ventures in Internet and mobile domains."
Skills: Marketing, Product/Concept Validation, Sales & Business Development
Srikanth Vasuraj
"With the last 12 years with start-ups and having set-up 2 start-ups, I can help you avoid typical mistakes."
Skills: Business Strategy, Product Management , Sales & Business Development
Jagannathan Seshadri
"I don't believe I can teach anyone but firmly believe that I can help to find the solutions already within."
Skills: Business Strategy,Marketing,Sales & Business Development
Arun Kumar Waghchoure
"I can help you with your venture in right direction and what to focus on. Mentoring and being a sounding board"
Skills: Business Strategy, Product/Concept Validation, Sales & Business Development

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How does it work?

A 3-Step Process to get you talking to your choice of Mentor

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Who are the Mentors?

Domain Experts, Functional Consultants, Corporate Leaders, Successful Entrepreneurs, Intrapreneurs and those who have been Mentoring Startups previously in various capacities.

The Mentors are screened to ensure they are Performers in their respective areas and are interested to work with Startups.

How does a Mentor work?

It will depend on your requirement and Mentor's availability and interest. If the Mentor is interested in your Startup, he will set the expectations at the beginning as to how much he will be able to help you and how he will be working with you.

Do Mentors Charge?

Our Mentors will NOT charge you for Mentoring unless you decide to work long-term with each other. This means, if you want the mentor to work long-term with you and if he expects to be compensated, both of you will agree upon a mutually suitable mode of compensation which shall be Outcome-Based. Example - Equity, Revenue Share, Percentage of Deal etc. upon reaching certain agreed milestones.

Benefits to Entrepreneur

Quick access to a Pre-Filtered and an Untapped pool of Mentors interested to work with Startups.

Highly Affordable Mentoring - Our Mentors will NEVER charge you unless you decide to go long-term with them. This means, if you want the mentor to work long-term with you and if he expects to be compensated, both of you will agree upon a mutually suitable mode of compensation which is Outcome-Based. Example - Equity, Revenue Share, Percentage of Deal etc.

Benefits to a Mentor

Visibility to Startups from Early to Growth Stage.

Sky-High Satisfaction Quotient - As the Startup creates an impact, your contribution towards it will bring deep satisfaction to you

Building your own Competency - The more one teaches, the more one grows. You got it!

Part of the Next Big Thing - Some of the Startups on FounderMates are well known names in the industry. Of course, there are other factors too that contribute to success. If you happen to bump into the 'Next Big Thing' Startup, you are up for a Big Treat too!

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