Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.

–Benjamin Franklin

Summit Venture Mentoring Service makes the necessary connections between entrepreneurs and new ventures with a team of experienced mentors to produce high-growth companies.

Emerging entrepreneurs face an unusually fast-moving and competitive business environment. The speed of technological changes, accelerated product cycles, global competition and sophisticated financing strategies often demand resources and experience beyond the reach of the typical start-up entrepreneur. Figuring out what you do know is easy.  Figuring out what you do not know presents obstacles and challenges that often require breakthrough efforts.  Team mentoring provides both the mechanics and the critical thinking faculties to surmount these challenges. Summit Venture Mentoring Service, via its unique mentoring process, based on a successful program developed at MIT is unique and world-class.  This program is provided free of charge for entrepreneurs who see the world as their oyster.

Summit VMS supports innovation and entrepreneurial activity by matching entrepreneurs with a skilled and experienced team of three to four volunteer mentors.  These mentors are successful entrepreneurs who hail from a deep variety of work backgrounds and life experience.  They are good listeners.  Equally important—they have an instinctual bias toward action.

To paraphrase Voltaire—“Life is not about breathing, but doing.”  Both ventures and mentors are focused on achieving concrete results measured in weeks—not in months or years.

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