Startup's in their early stage definitely need Mentors as mentoring is an interaction process that provides opportunities for the Mentors and Mentees to gain, share and experience from each other. Mentor shares his professional practice and information, offers advice, and teaches the Mentee.
Mentors’ Roles and Responsibilities
- Mentors may perform a variety of roles, such as role model, advisor, friend, teacher and resource person. These roles can bring profound changes to the Mentees’ social, professional and academic perspectives.
- Mentors may act as a coach by giving advice, suggestions and guidance to the Mentees about their startup planning and advancement in future.
- Mentors may help Mentees understand some real life experience in the workplace and integrate their theoretical learning with practical examples in the field.
- Mentors may help Mentees understand how to develop confidence, human relationships and make the most of their time.