Become a Mentor

If you’re interested in becoming an MIT Enterprise Forum Saudi Arabia mentor, please email to with your stated interest and relevant experience or apply to judging platform and mention your interest to become a mentor.

Mentoring is a rewarding experience that will see you helping a young entrepreneurial team through the challenges and hurdles of starting a new venture. The time commitment will be approximately 1-2 hours a week.

We are looking for engaged and dynamic folks who are either:

  • A successful entrepreneur
  • An investor, partner at a venture capital firm, or an experienced angel investor
  • An experienced academic or business person

Skills needed for mentors

  • Strong assessment skills
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Knowledge of award criteria and selection process

What is required from each mentor:

  • To provide unbiased guidance
  • To bounce ideas off
  • To provide strategic support and thinking
  • To help the entrepreneur to prioritise
  • To build and grow Start up’s network
  • To be committed to assigned entrepreneur during the mentorship phase

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