ASCEND identified a critical need within Western IDeA states for biomedical mentors. ASCEND is managing a mentoring network that can be accessed by entrepreneurs from any of ASCEND’s partner institutions.

Are you looking for a mentor?

Mentors can help first-time entrepreneurs navigate the complex commercialization process. ASCEND has compiled a database of mentors including serial entrepreneurs, industry experts, and academic entrepreneurs. If you are an academic innovator who has a technology in development and are interested in being connected to a mentor please reach out to ASCEND. Innovators and mentors will be screened to ensure an appropriate match is being made.

Interested in being a mentor?

We are always looking for more mentors to add to our network. If you have experience and expertise you would like to share with new entrepreneurs please reach out to ASCEND for more information.