Peer2Peer Support volunteers are committed to growing the grassroots of the startup community by sharing your knowledge and experience with the up and coming founders.
Represent the startup community at events
Answer questions associated with the startup community
Provide appropriate feedback
Other mentoring duties as required
Support facilitators at workshops and other formal events
Assist attendees at workshops
A leadership role in a startup (ie: founder/co-founder, CTO, etc) or startup support organization
Be friendly, outgoing and patient
Knowledge of value proposition, customer discovery, business model canvas, funding and finance options
Strong communication skills
Can do, attitude - no job is too small
Peer2Peer Support volunteers must commit to a minimum of 40 hours per-year.
Apply for the Peer2Peer Support role
Complete the online application form and accept the volunteer waiver and confidentiality agreement.
If selected, attend a interview
Once approved determine which events you want to be an Ambassador for
Startup Drinks (last Wednesday of the month)
Startup Weekend mentor early stage teams from idea to MVP
Attend Peer2Peer Support training
Review the Startup Community 101 presentation
Sign up for volunteer shifts via google doc
Notify Startup Calgary if you cannot fulfill your commitment
Park the ego - this is a beginner friendly, educational environment