MENTOR MATCH

Starting and scaling a business can be a challenge. Having a mentor can provide the advantage you need to make success happen.

Our Stone & Chalk Mentor Program sets us apart from the pack by accelerating success for our residents.

We connect you to the tailored expertise you need, when you need it and through a highly curated, bespoke process.

Since June 2017, we have offered over 1500 pro bono mentoring hours, equivalent to $1M value injected back into the ecosystem. All part of our pay it forward ethos.

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TRANSFORMATIVE MATCHMAKING FOR SUCCESS

QUALITY LEADERS AS MENTORS

The Stone & Chalk Mentor Program has seen successful outcomes from hundreds of quality mentors. Whether an industry leading mentor or subject matter expert, the results have been successful investment flows and commercial deals for our resident startups.

STRUCTURED PROGRAM

Over the course of 3-6 months, as part of our cohort, you will obtain help with the development of your business models and provided with vital challenges to the underlying assumptions that underpin your value propositions.

BESPOKE MENTOR MATCHING

All Stone & Chalk Mentor Program participants are carefully selected and interviewed based on our research and personal recommendations. You will be matched with key mentors with relevant expertise on the areas related to your specific business goals.

ACCESS TO EXPERTISE

We have over 100 active mentors available to support our S&C resident startups as well as support non-resident startups participating in our structured programs. Stone & Chalk mentors cover a range of expertise from commercial acumen to technical expertise.

MULTI SECTOR EXPERTISE

As part of our Impact Network, our curated communities in Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne bring like minds together in an environment that support startups with everything you need to succeed.

Ready to join the
Stone & Chalk community?

The mentor program has been really critical for us in terms of getting real insight into our funding strategy.
Nigel Lovell
Founder
OpenSparkz

WORK WITH LEADING MENTORS

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Stone & Chalk’s flagship Mentor Program is designed to help our startup founders grow their customer base, secure funding, access vital subject expertise and commercialise at scale.We match founders with high calibre mentors that help to facilitate learning and provide a confidential sounding board as they navigate their current business challenges.
Ready to join Stone & Chalk’s Mentor Program
as a mentor?

THE RESULTS SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES

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Why Mentoring for Startups Matters

Our Mentor Program Launch on 6 March 2019 had 40 mentors, 30 startups and 100 initial matches.


The mentor program has been really critical for us in terms of getting real insight into our funding strategy.
Nigel Lovell
Founder
OpenSparkz