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

Chandler Lewis

Consultant, Director of Equity & Inclusion, The Cross Cultural Health Care Program

Nonprofits, Elder Care, DEI, Franchises

Mohan Vaghul

OneRadio Corporation, CEO

Software, Computer Systems, Semiconductors

Shan Wey

Verizon, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff

Optical networking, Wireless, 5G, AR/VR