The Startup Mentoring Program is designed for people who have a business idea and:
– Want to explore the idea in a confidential environment
– Want to assess the feasibility of their idea and the expertise within it
– Want to develop a robust business plan
– Want to put the right foundations in place for their business
– Want help to understand legal obligations
Our Mentors Are:
– Well-Informed about the Industry
– Problem Solver
– Propel Ideas into Action
Have a great idea for a product or service and want to bring it to market?
Are you a budding entrepreneur and need assistance to nurture and bring your vision to life?
Need expert advice and support from experienced business professionals?
What do Richard Branson, Warren Buffet and Mark Zuckerberg have in common? Apart from them all being successful entrepreneurs, these three were supported and guided by their business mentors at one point.
In the world of startups, having a startup mentor can bring a remarkable difference in setting your dreams into motion. They advise startup owners on how to understand and use their abilities to capitalize on their target markets.
StartUp Mentoring Program, What is it?
The startup mentoring program of KCMconnect is designed to allocate mentor to an entrepreneur working on a startup project. Once the matching is made, the entrepreneur meets his/her mentors. There are numerous entrepreneurs who have benefitted from the expertise of our pool of selected mentors in order to serenely approach the human and technical challenges of starting up a new venture.
The Secret Weapon of Successful StartUps is The Mentors
When Steve Jobs passed away, Mark Zuckerburg noted that the Apple founder had been an invaluable mentor. The founders of Dropbox, Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi, are mentored by Ali and Hadi Partovi, two successful serial entrepreneurs in the Valley.
Who are our Mentors?
==> Our Mentors are experienced business people and experts from institution of repute who are willing to give their time to support their local business community. They are from a diverse range of industries / institutions and understand what it takes to make a business prosper in India.
==> Mentors associated with KCMconnect are trusted figures with an extensive career, entrepreneurship, investment, or industry-specific experience. They guide their mentees (promising individuals or students with less experience) to realize their potential and take their ideas into action.
==> Mentors are only motivated by your success, they are not emotionally or financially invested in your business.
==> Our Mentors share their knowledge, skills, and experience to help mentees stay grounded and focused on reaching their goals.
Our Mentors: Well-Informed about the Industry
New entrepreneurs, with their apparent lack of experience and knowledge about the business, have so much to gain from a mentorship. A startup mentor who comes from the same industry can fill in the knowledge gaps surrounding your niche. They help you better understand the market and how to address its needs. At KCMconnect, we tie you up with industry-specific mentors.
Our Mentors: Problem Solver
A smart mentor of KCMconnect lets you see the different angles to solving various problems, depending on a startup’s situation.
Our Mentors: Propel Ideas into Action
You already have some great ideas in your head. So, what’s next? You might need someone to guide you to transform those ideas into action. A trusted mentor gives you the inspiration you need to turn all your to-do’s to something more results-driven and tangible.
They give you a different outlook when dealing with the challenges faced by your startup. They empathize with what you are going through and boost your confidence to continue.
We love to have Beautiful Minds : Are you The Mentor we are looking for?
We are constantly looking for new mentors with solid experience and expertise in an innovation-driven industry, first-hand entrepreneurship experience or specific skills helpful to grow a startup (legal affairs, sales, marketing). The program allows you to share your experience and your network, to contribute to the development of an entrepreneur, to nurture young talents, to support the local innovation ecosystem, and help our startup founders in their presentation skills, investor communication, human resource management, and interpersonal skills.
How do I register?
If you are interested in joining as a mentor, or if you are an entrepreneur looking for mentoring, please CONTACT US
Who is Startup Mentoring Program for?
The programme is designed for people who have a business idea and:
Want to explore the idea in a confidential environment
Want to assess the feasibility of their idea and the expertise within it
Want to develop a robust business plan
Want to put the right foundations in place for their business
Want help to understand legal obligations
SOME OF MENTORING PROGRAMME COMPONENTS FOR STARTUPS
==> Company Incorporation
==> Defining business objectives
==> Preparation of business plans
==> Financial document layouts
==> Assistance with customer engagement
==> Managing DPA (Data Protection Act) & GDPR compliance
==> Implementation of accounting system
==> Production of cash flow/P&L forecasts
==> Developing brand guideline document
==> Setting up CRM systems
==> Creation of Press Releases
==>Sourcing of grants and funding
==> Advice on risk management
What is the Fee?
Please CONTACT US to discuss your requirement and the fee for suitable mentor as per your requirement and industry you wish to serve.
Subject to mutual agreement, we may also act as Non-Executive Director on your Board
Minimum Hourly Rate of Mentors starting from: INR 4500.00* (Four Thousand Five Hundred Indian Rupees Only)
* The Mentorship fee is dependent on The Profile of The Mentor. All prices exclude GST