Mentorship
MENTORSHIP

Mentors can mean the difference between success and failure for early-stage entrepreneurs.

Find a mentor

Mentors offer business development knowledge, pitch coaching, networking connections, and subject matter expertise.

For UW Researchers

For those who have not yet taken a license to form a startup, or are pursuing the license to industry path, go to our CoMotion Advisory Solutions community page on Chronus and join as a Team.

CoMotion Labs members

Go to our CoMotion Labs page on Chronus and join as a Mentee.

Mentor database

Connect with mentors and advisors to help grow your startup. Explore our programs.

Become a mentor

CoMotion offers a variety of opportunities for mentors to get involved and connect with University of Washington researchers on the path to commercializing their innovations or in the early stages of a startup company. Mentors offer business development knowledge, pitch coaching, networking connections, subject matter expertise, and/or help with team building. Some mentors may transition to key roles within the startup including as CEO or advisory board members.

Meet a few of our mentors

Meher Antia

Washington Research Foundation & WRF Capital, Director, Grant Programs

Life Sciences

Pavan Kumar

3pm Ventures, Founder

Education, Engineering, Software/IT

Mohan Vaghul

OneRadio Corporation, CEO

Software, Computer Systems, Semiconductors

Shan Wey

Verizon, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff

Optical networking, Wireless, 5G, AR/VR