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Anybody who was ever a child (which is everyone, obviously) or read a book (which isn't everyone, unfortunately) has benefitted from others' knowledge and connections. Most of us human beings mentor others off and on in various capacities. But it's pretty rare (outside of parenthood) to find a l...

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A mentor should be someone who has successfully accomplished a goal that you wish to accomplish or have great insight. I personally would like a mentor that is helpful, patient, provides good direction, and doesn't mind communicating with me.

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A mentor should consist of 3 things 1. Have a track record, be knowledgeable and connected in your the area of your startup (e.g. real-estate, fashion or semi-conductors, building a startup, writing a book) 2. Share your vision 3. You should think he's cool and he should think you're cool If yo...

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I was born a maker, and I've been an Entrepreneur for six years now (and a wannabe for much longer before that) and I think the worst advice I've got was from people who had never taken a step of the journey. People with academic (or other) credentials who advise you based on theory and complete...

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Some key differences to consider: - Coaching is based most often on a monthly retainer. Mentoring can be as well, but is usually offered without a fee, often based on a personal request or referral. - Coaches rarely give advice, coming from the perspective that the client has the answers within...

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As a 500 Startup mentor I would suggest the following 1) Blog about distribution, design and data. Those are the things that 500 values most and usually the fastest way to get on their radar. 2) Interact with @davemcclure (and all other partners) on Twitter 3) Attend geeks on a plane or other eve...

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Great question! I recently came across a mentoring website called http://www.micromentor.org/ which could be a great place to start. Additionally, I like this site as well: https://www.dreamseedo.org/. One final way you can approach this especially if you are looking to start a business is to ...

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Assuming it's a startup with high growth ambition with real potential, the most common thing to offer is equity from the company (or company to be registered later). The amount of the equity you should offer depends on the stage at the startup development http://www.startupcommons.org/startup-k...

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Like anything to do with a startup, it's about proactive outreach. AngelList is a great way to research what people have done before. You want to optimize for relevant experience. AngelList however is very ineffective for making cold connections. Instead, I use LinkedIn and ensure to always w...

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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. Bruce

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