Become a Mentor





While our Broncos are notorious for being hard-working and self-motivated student entrepreneurs, we all benefit greatly from the guidance of industry professionals. iLab mentors get the opportunity to meet and help young entrepreneurs through the startup phase of their businesses. If you’re interested in contributing to the success of the next big name, sign up to become a CPP iLab mentor today!


Sign Up to Mentor

The Rewards of Mentoring

  • Be a part of building our future innovators
  • Stay connected with new ideas
  • Grow your network
  • Show appreciation and gratitude for your success by giving back
  • Show your support for Cal Poly Pomona

Being a Good Mentor

Becoming a Mentor entails participating in various activities with your iLab Startup Team throughout your relationship. These include:

  • Having a positive initial contact meeting
  • Communicating with your student team at least bi-weekly (email, Skype, telephone, face-to-face)
  • Finding ways to directly involve your team into your world by allowing them to “shadow” you at a business meeting, attend a networking event with you or just grab a meal together
  • Providing honest advice, leadership, and business knowledge