Apply to Mentor
Please fill out the application below to be considered as a mentor, and we will get back to you within 10 business days.
We will evaluate applications for mentors from any background or discipline that applies to high-growth businesses. However, we are currently focused on onboarding mentors who have the following experience:
- Sales expertise with technology platforms (especially SaaS products and two-sided marketplaces)
- Marketing expertise with technology platforms and consumer goods
- Consumer product manufacturing experience
- Active accredited angel investors and venture capitalists
- Founders who have successfully exited a startup or raised significant funding
- Individuals who have been key employees of a startup (COO, CTO, CMO, CFO)
If you are accepted into our mentor program, you are expected to allocate a minimum of 4 volunteer hours per quarter, respond to all emails and messages from Startup Virginia staff and member companies, and report any mentoring activity every month.