Mentor Program

UMass Lowell Mentor Program

The UMass Lowell Mentor Program is a committed network of mentors with a broad set of skills and professional experience assisting UMass Lowell entrepreneurs in building knowledge and growing startups. This is important for continued entrepreneurial growth at the University and within the culture of our faculty and students.

Today's emerging UMass Lowell entrepreneurs have a fast-moving and competitive business environment to overcome. The speed of product life cycles, competition, and marketing and finance strategies require outside assistance, experience and resources. UMass Lowell’s Mentor Program offers this guidance through talented, professional mentors. 

The UMass Lowell Mentor Program focuses on two areas:

  1. DifferenceMaker - Based on student projects and technologies
  2. New Venture Initiative – Based on faculty and post doc research technologies

Mission

This program builds knowledge, fosters learning and grows startups through University research technologies and DifferenceMaker student projects by engaging experienced professionals as mentors.