If you’re trying to raise funding for your startup

… you’ll love GrowthMentor.

Meet 1-on-1 with startup funding advisors to learn directly from people that have "been there done that."

Solve difficult startup funding problems

Blast through the roadblocks holding you back with personalised guidance drawn from years of experience.

Get expert feedback and new ideas

Listen to the advice and insights from multiple startup fundraising consultants to help you piece together an up-to-date fundraising plan.

Feel focused and inspired after every call

With the help of a mentor, you'll overcome doubts and uncertainties while learning new techniques in each call.

"GrowthMentor gave me a sense of assurance. It formed a support system I can lean onto"

GrowthMentor gave me a sense of assurance. It formed a support system I can lean onto as a solo-founder as needed. Before GrowthMentor, I was struggling with the messaging framework and positioning for KooperAI. Speaking to mentors here helped me crack it! I think.
Vijay Chakilam Founder at KooperAI

Start pitching to investors with clarity and confidence

Your mentor will listen and understand your business, doubts, and ideas to give experienced-backed solutions to move you forward.
  • Validate ideas before executing
  • Trouble-shoot lacklustre pitch decks
  • Advice on funding sources
  • Refine your value proposition

Tap into expert guidance when you need it

Schedule 1-on-1 video meetings vetted startup funding advisors.

2. Schedule a video-call

Get unlimited access to the +190 mentors that offering their time for free (within reason). A small percentage of startup funding advisors charge additional rates on top of the membership fee.

3. Chat and have fun

Talk to the mentor on the platform you prefer; Zoom, Skype, Hangouts. Send documents, share screens, and don't be afraid to ask questions — each mentor is friendly and genuinely wants to help.

Join the GrowthMentor community

Increase your chances of raising funding for your startup
What’s included with Pro Membership?
  • Direct access to schedule 1:1 calls
  • Ability to post help requests
  • Opt in for 1:1 monthly coaching packages
  • Weekly check-ins with our Accountability Coach
  • Unlimited calls with mentors listed as FREE
  • Membership to private Slack Community
  • Ongoing support from admin with mentor suggestions

Frequently Asked Questions

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The best startup funding consultants usually charge between $100-200 per hour.

This is out of budget for most early-stage founders to spend on mentorship or advice, so they view it as a “luxury” and just move on without any mentorship.

So instead of learning about the fundamentals of startup funding under the wing of someone with real-world experience, you try and learn the hard way.

What ends up happening usually looks a little like this:

  • You spend crazy hours reading blog posts and watching youtube videos on how to raise funding.
  • After a while, you build up a false sense of confidence and jump headfirst into making your pitch deck and start sending cold emails to investors you found on a list.
  • 3 weeks later, no positive replies, and more closer to getting funded.
  • You stop spending time on raising funding and convince yourself, “My startup isn’t fundable” and the momentum and excitement drops.

On GrowthMentor it’s easy to get mentored by startup funding consultants that genuinely enjoy helping early stage founders. And best part, you can access them at disruptively discounted rates, because they genuinely enjoy helping, and aren’t doing it exclusively for the money.

Learn more about how it works.

There’s no faster way to ruin friendships than feuding over startup equity.

Being slopping with equity splits is usually the first major mistake most startup founders make. Equity nightmares can be avoided by using equity split calculators and frameworks.

Talk through co-founder equity split scenarios with growth mentors that have years of experience with term sheets.

Yes!

Many of the mentors on the platform are active investors and can tell you exactly what they like hearing when they are being pitched.

Getting feedback on how you’re structuring the talking points of your pitch is incredibly valuable, especially if you’ve never pitched to investors before.

Get feedback on your pitch, including structure, content, design, storytelling, and messaging to investors

Even experienced startuppers can benefit by rehearsing their pitch to battle-hardened startup funding mentors.

Got an offer on paper?

Congratulations!

It’s an amazing feeling, but don’t let the euphoria of the moment cloud your judgment.

Talk through the details of your funding vehicle (e.g. convertible notes / SAFEs etc.) with an unbiased VC and get the 3rd party feedback you need to confidently put your signature on the dotted line.

We have a very detailed filter system for you to sort the mentors. Filters like areas of expertise, tools, language, price and industry.

Members can also post a help request and have mentors apply to help if they feel they are a good fit.

Then the third option is to just ask us! Give it a try right now and ask us on live chat 🙂

Here are some tips on how to get the maximum bang for your time on growth mentor calls.

  • Come into this with realistic expectations. They’re mentors, not magicians. Not every startup is fundable.
  • Ask your mentor if they’d be cool with you recording your screen with Loom
  • Give contextual information to help paint the picture of your current situation.
  • Growth mentors will be asking you lots of questions, answer them as honest as possible.
  • Don’t be afraid to push the boundaries of question asking. Be inquisitive. Stories are gold.
  • Don’t feel pressure, just relax. There’s no right/wrong way to do this. Avoid binary thinking.
  • Try to form mental patterns, especially if you speak with multiple startup funding advisors. Pay attention to metadata.
  • Embrace alternative views. Ask the mentors to play devil’s advocate and challenge your assumptions.
    Be friendly and authentic. If you’re likable, the advisors will be your biggest supporters in your pursuit to raise funding (even after the call is over).

Three choices:

  • Skype
  • Zoom
  • Google Hangouts

Mentors and mentees are able to set their communication tools in their profile settings.

It is a good idea to connect with the other person once the session is accepted and the details are given. This ensures that the correct details were given and when it is time to start, you can start on time.

Join the GrowthMentor Community

Enjoy the peace of mind that advice is always only one Zoom call away
What’s included with Membership?
  • Direct access to schedule 1:1 calls
  • Ability to post help requests
  • Opt in for 1:1 monthly coaching packages
  • Weekly check-ins with our Accountability Coach
  • Unlimited calls with mentors listed as FREE
  • Membership to private Slack Community
  • Ongoing support from admin with mentor suggestions