5 Habits of the best
STARTUP MENTORS
1
START BY
DEFININGCORE
IDEA
Great mentors always start by defining the core idea behind a product or
service. By clearly ...
2
THEY
INTRODUCEYOU
TO PEOPLE
They try to make introductions to industry experts, potential advisors, suppliers and
custom...
3
NEVER
FORCEYOUR
DECISIONS
Great mentors know they can’t force teams to accept what they are saying. 	

They let teams to...
4
DON’T AVOID
THE HARDPAINFUL
QUESTIONS
Great mentors don’t shy away from tough questions.They make teams look at their
id...
5
DON’T
DECIDEFOR
YOU
They don’t make decisions for the teams. They give their opinion and make
suggestions, but know that...
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If you're a startup mentor or you own a startup and are looking for one, here you can find the 5 habits of the best startup mentors.

This presentation was built based on the blogpost with the same subject on Startup Pirates blog by Inês Silva

http://blog.startuppirates.org/post/87838438837/5-habits-of-the-best-startup-mentors#.U5Gcd5SwLIo

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5 Habits of the Best Startup Mentors

  1. 1. 5 Habits of the best STARTUP MENTORS
  2. 2. 1 START BY DEFININGCORE IDEA Great mentors always start by defining the core idea behind a product or service. By clearly framing the idea, they can bring much more value to the table and a much more effective mentorship.
  3. 3. 2 THEY INTRODUCEYOU TO PEOPLE They try to make introductions to industry experts, potential advisors, suppliers and customers. They make sure the teams end the session with a list of people to meet.
  4. 4. 3 NEVER FORCEYOUR DECISIONS Great mentors know they can’t force teams to accept what they are saying. They let teams to come to their own conclusions.
  5. 5. 4 DON’T AVOID THE HARDPAINFUL QUESTIONS Great mentors don’t shy away from tough questions.They make teams look at their idea from various angles and make sure teams don’t avoid the questions or assumptions that might invalidate their business model.
  6. 6. 5 DON’T DECIDEFOR YOU They don’t make decisions for the teams. They give their opinion and make suggestions, but know that in the end, it’s up to the teams to make their own decisions.
  7. 7. www.startuppirates.org

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