Wondering how to find a mentor that's correct for me?

I have a web/app based idea that I would like to get some guidance as I have no idea friends family and also peers haven't have a clue and I just need a point in the right direction


That's fine. How can I review your web app? Is there a web address where I can download it or should we do it on a call?

I have developed over 50 web and mobile apps, so I can provide the guidance you need.

I would be happy to schedule a call with you to review your web app.


Answered 11 years ago

Happy to bounce a few ideas... To find the right mentor you would need to try quite a few:)

Answered 11 years ago

The right mentor is the one that you have respect for and who irritates you just enough to push you towards your next goal :)

It sounds like you want some advice on whether your idea is a viable one. To me success happens at the convergence of your passion, your knowledge, and the market. If those 3 play in your favour you're set to go.
If they're not you got some homework to do.

I am a small business and marketing coach and can ask you the right questions to find your answers. If you're looking for more technical how to questions I'm not the ideal person. I have some technical background but it's not my full expertise. So it really depends what you need right now.

Want to figure out if you should do it and what the next step would be if so? That's the one I can help you with.

Answered 11 years ago

Here are some places to start your search; A nonprofit association of more than 13,000 volunteer counselors who individually mentor aspiring entrepreneurs and small-business owners. It also offers training, advice, workshops and resources dedicated to entrepreneur education. An initiative of nonprofit humanitarian agency Mercy Corps that offers free online guidance to entrepreneurs, particularly those with low incomes and limited access to business resources, and connects them with a business mentor. This is where I signed up for assignments. Ever the small-business resource, the Small Business Administration's Mentor-Protégé program serves firms eligible for its 8(a) Business Development program, an initiative to help socially and economically disadvantaged Americans gain access to economic opportunity. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs launched its Mentor-Protégé Program to pair mentoring firms with small businesses owned by service-disabled veterans and other veteran-owned small businesses to create long-term relationships and provide business assistance.

LinkedIn is an excellent resource for all types of mentoring opportunities. I searched on the keyword and came up with 997,940 results. You can refine your search results by identifying which groups or individuals have the criteria you’re looking for.

Answered 11 years ago

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