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Why Participate

There is a rapid-paced entrepreneurial community at UMass Lowell resulting in more teams thinking about commercialization, however, they may not have the expertise to get there. By becoming a mentor, you can guide these individuals and teams with your knowledge and experience. Whether it is marketing, business development, fundraising, engineering, or something else, all types of skills and expertise are needed.
In addition, you will be exposed to new ideas and projects and have the chance to become part of the fast paced entrepreneurial community at UMass Lowell. Once you become a mentor you will be invited to New Venture Initiative and DifferenceMaker events where you will be exposed to a new network of individuals and gain other knowledge, skills and expertise.