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Do you have any suggestions for how to find a good mentor? Great question and I believe that just like finding a Technical Advisor for your startup is critical, finding a good mentor is critical. These are not mutually exclusive and good mentors and advisors get into both. I'm a mentor at Start Engine and Founders Institute LA.

Does Your Mentor Play These 6 Roles?

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Bob Wood has been a mentor to dozens of professionals during his long career in public service. Six Roles Of Mentors. Know the business.

Spotting, Nurturing and Mentoring Talent – The Power of Troy Carter

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I recently sat down with Troy Carter to talk about what he does and why he believes it is applicable to venture capital. Same with Gaga. He said that.

How To Transform Your Mentor Relationships Into Lifelong Friendships

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My relationship with my friend and mentor, Bob Wood, has matured over time. Stages Of A Typical Mentor Relationship. Keeping it fun. 3.

Don’t Do Tequila Shots With Your Mentor

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Mentor relationships are not immune to the laws of human interactions. Stages Of A Typical Mentor Relationship. Access part I  HERE.

Insights and Opinions: Find A Mentor

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Nick Hulse, the Chief Revenue Officer at Rubicon Project says: find a mentor. Read Nick Hulse's full article on finding a mentor.

LA Technology Scene: StartEngine Entrepreneurs Mix It Up With Mentors

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At a recent Mentor Mixer for the accelerator, held last Thursday, the group ran through pitches and mixed and mingled with mentors. They're already having a lot of interaction with mentors, some of them have customers and traction, some of them even have investors already lined up.". They need a lot of practice. Marks advised.

Interview Dan Dato and Bruce Brown, Upstart.LA

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Our mentors as we've built up this effort in LA are TechStars, Tech Wildcatters in Dallas, and Accelerator Labs in Chicago. What is Upstart.la?

Exit Interview: Lita Nelsen on MIT Tech Transfer, Startups & Culture

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[ Editor’s note: This is part of a series of stories examining entrepreneurship on MIT’s campus and beyond. ]. MIT’s approach to nurturing entrepreneurship has changed a lot over the past 50 years. She spent the last 23 of those years directing the office, along the way becoming a pillar at MIT and in the tech transfer community nationwide.

Huddlewoo Wants To Connect You To Mentors You Admire Through Online Video

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The post Huddlewoo Wants To Connect You To Mentors You Admire Through Online Video appeared first on TechZulu. What do you do and Why?

K5Launch Launches Venture Accelerator

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Insights and Opinions: Startup Mentors

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Do you have any suggestions for how to find a good mentor? Read the rest of Tony's advice on Finding A Startup Mentor. More.).

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Interview with Amir Banifatemi and Kai Tao, K5Launch

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All of our mentors are investors as well. What is K5Launch? We are in Orange County, but we're also focused more largely on Southern California.

Founder Insitute LA Gears Up For Spring Semester

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Ask the Career Expert: “Why Do I Need a Mentor?”

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The following is a guest post from Laurel House, an author, lifestyle mentor, and contributing blogger for Campus Explorer. The And it worked.

ThisWeekIn Expands Network

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Find Your Mentor: Here’s How…

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But I did spent those four years starting businesses and courting many mentors to help me along the way. At the end of every meeting, I’d ask, “Would you consider being my mentor?” — and every time, I got the same response. Ignorance is Blasphemy: Why You Need a Mentor in the First Place. You need to ask folks for help directly.

StartEngine May Mentor Mixer

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Wednesday, May 9, 2012 -- StartEngine May Mentor Mixer. See [link].

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Time for LA Twestival!

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Capturing The Entrepreneurial Energy At StartEngine's Demo Day

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Entrepreneur Mentoring Session

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Wednesday, February 4, 2009 -- Entrepreneur Mentoring Session. Nitro will help strengthen the region's eco-system for successful entrepreneurship by providing startup entrepreneurs with access to powerful mentoring and executive in residence (EIR) resources. NITRO. See [link] (more

Entrepreneur Mentor Society

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Saturday, December 6, 2008 -- Entrepreneur Mentor Society continues its "LEARN FROM SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEUR" series. Meet two successful entrepreneurs who will share their startup story as well as provide insightful advice on how best to start your venture! Come learn the skills to launch your entrepreneurial dreams. See [link] (more

Entrepreneur Mentor Society

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Entrepreneur Mentor Society continues its "LEARN FROM SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEUR" series. Saturday, November 22, 2008 -- Saturday Speaker Series. Meet two successful entrepreneurs who will share their startup story as well as provide insightful advice on how best to start your venture! Come learn the skills to launch your entrepreneurial dreams.

Entrepreneur Mentor Society

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Saturday, October 25, 2008 -- Entrepreneur Mentor Society continues its "LEARN FROM SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEUR" series. Meet two successful entrepreneurs who will share their startup story as well as provide insightful advice on how best to start your venture! Come learn the skills to launch your entrepreneurial dreams. See [link] (more

Entrepreneur Mentor Society

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Saturday, October 11, 2008 -- Entrepreneur Mentor Society continues its "LEARN FROM SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEUR" series. Meet two successful entrepreneurs who will share their startup story as well as provide insightful advice on how best to start your venture! Come learn the skills to launch your entrepreneurial dreams. See [link] (more

SVB Presents Amplify Mentor Series with Zefr

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012 -- SVB Presents Amplify Mentor Series with Zefr. ZEFR Founders, Zach James and Richard Raddon, will give a presentation on the founding of ZEFR. With more than 1 billion monthly views after only a year on the platform, ZEFR is the fastest growing YouTube partner. SVB, ZEFR Founders Zach James and Richard Raddon.

Practice Entrepreneurship With A Purpose – Before You Start A Company

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If you are a recent college graduate, mentor college students. A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes. Practice With A Purpose.

Friendship + Mentorship = Friendtorship

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In addition to non-coworker friends, entrepreneurs should also proactively seek mentors. Be a mentor. The Power Of Adult Friendships.

Entrepreneur Mentor Society KICKOFF Mixer

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Thursday, October 9, 2008 -- Entrepreneur Mentor Society will be having its KICKOFF mixer at 'LIFE' @midwilshire. Everyone is invited to meet fellow aspiring entrepreneurs. See [link].

Insights and Opinions: LA's Startups Accelerators As NCAA Football Conferences

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23 Million Views – Startup Content Goes Mainstream

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Bob Wood – Public Servant CEO & Mentor Extraordinaire. mentor see you in your potential, sees who you could be. ”. billion.

Founders Institute LA Sees High Interest From Women

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The Founders Institute Los Angeles , the local branch of the Founders Insitute mentoring program, is seeing unusual interest from women for the upcoming semester of the program, according to local organizer Ken Rutkowski. Rutkowski attributed the high interest from women to the number of women mentors signed up for the program.

StartEngine Mentor Mixer and Downtown Grand Opening with Deputy Mayor Matt Karatz

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013 -- StartEngine Mentor Mixer and Downtown Grand Opening with Deputy Mayor Matt Karatz - 1/15/2013. night to mix and mingle with mentors, founders, the Downtown L.A. business community, and for our entrepreneurs to practice their pitch before demo day. only ?lifestyle The new office?s rooftop terrace.

President Obama To Honor USC Professor With Math, Science Award

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A University of Southern California professor with a specialty in robotics is one of eleven individuals being honored by President Obama next week, as part of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring. mentoring government whitehouse house white president award robotics robot mataric maja obam

Startup Next Opens Los Angeles Applications

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According to Startup Next, it helps startups prepare for accelerators and seed investment, using mentors and other founders to help startups with pitches, and puts them through a series of weekly seminars around pitching their company, market sizing, finding product/market/fit, and other topis. READ MORE>>.

LaunchpadLA Names Second Class

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Los Angeles-based Launchpad LA , the startup mentoring effort spearheaded by GRP Partners' Mark Suster, is announcing this afternoon that it has selected 10 startups for the second season of the program. Tags: incubation mentoring startup launchpadla READ MORE>>.

Omkar Kulkarni On The Cedar Sinai-Techstars Health Accelerator

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Both sets of mentors re really united to help drive the pace of growth of these startups, must faster than they might have grown traditionally.

Omkar Kulkarni On The Cedars-Sinai, Techstars Health Accelerator

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Both sets of mentors re really united to help drive the pace of growth of these startups, must faster than they might have grown traditionally.

9 Success Principles From A 40-Year Veteran

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As noted in You're Never Too Old (Or Too Successful) For A Mentor , Bob is my mentor and friend. Bob Wood’s Nine Fundamentals of Success.

Karlin Ventures Looks To Help Develop LA's Rising Tech Leaders With Program

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According to the firm, the new fellowship program will help mentor vice president level managers of growing LA startup, to help those leaders grow. The company said it will help mentor those leaders in areas such as business development, marketing, engineering, and product management. READ MORE>>.