Mentors are a key component to launching a successful startup – or even thinking through the idea for a company or project. We seek experts and those who have been in the trenches to help students along their path to becoming an entrepreneur an innovator in four ways:

  1. Provide just-in-time support for a quick advising session for individual students
  2. Provide dedicated mentoring for a student-led startup
  3. Mentor a group of student entrepreneurs at once
  4. Participate in X-ITE-led single-day event mentoring session.

This is a great resource for students and a tangible way for the community to get involved with DU and support the next generation of innovators. Nearly 250 community members have volunteered to serve as mentors to date, and we’re always looking to for more mentors to engage with our students!

Experts! Fill out our mentor form to be included in our database. We’ll let you know about periodic opportunities, and students will have access to your profile. We curate all relationships and help match you with students who need your help. If you’re interested in learning more, please contact Kanitha Heng Snow.

Students! Looking for a mentor for your company or project? Explore our mentor-matching platform, powered by Startup Space, to find your perfect mentor today!


  • Login via Desktop at STARTUPSPACE.APP/LOGIN
  • Create an account if you have not yet done so.
  • You should land in the Project X-ITE hub.

Please note: If your location is not set to Denver, or you cannot see the hub, first click on “Edit Profile” and change your location to Denver. Then return to the main profile page, click on “Change” under “Member Of”, click on “Join Community Hub”, and select Project X-ITE.

I like being able to choose which mentor I want to meet with because I can get help with what’s most important to building my company at the time.

Grant Kochmann, Founder of Spotpost