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About Startup Mentor Collective
Kerala Startup Mission since its initial inception has been maintaining a strong panel of mentors for supporting the startups in its various stages of growth. The mentoring support offered to the startups has brought obvious advantages for the startups and KSUM has witnessed this transformation. Being the nodal agency the number of startups that KSUM now is catering to has spread across 3000 and in this regard KSUM is expanding its mentor network through this initiative Startup Mentor Collective.
Who can avail Mentorship
Startups having Unique ID registred with Kerala Startup Mission are eligible to avail mentorship.
How to avail Mentorship
Startups can browse through the list of mentors classified based on their areas of expertise below. Once they identify the necessary mentor they can use the "Connect Now" button to connect with the mentor. The startup will be asked to login using their KSUM Unique ID credentials (or Startup India Credentials). Once loggedin the startup can send a connection request to the mentor. This will invoke a approval request to the mentor chosen. Once the mentor approves the request a meeting link is auto generated and details are shared with the startup and mentor.
Meet Our Mentors
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Jayakrishnan Divakaran
Startup Co-Founder & VP
VNJ Systems LLP
Product/Service design
Jayakrishnan K
Business strategy
Jayashankar Attupurathu
Business strategy
Jijo John
Calpine Technologies
Go to Market
Jiju Thomas
Saturn Systemwares Pvt Ltd
Product/Service design
Jofy Joseph Prasad
Assistant Manager
Rohde & Schwarz
Business Development
Jyothi Ramaswamy
Delivery Lead, Cyber Security GRC
Business strategy
Co Founder
Business strategy
K BABU Varghese
Financial and Business Advisor
Capital structuring and Fund raising
Kailas Satheesan
Go to Market
Kalyana Raman
Business Coach, Strategy Consultant, Columnist, Keynote speaker
Startup Consulting
Business strategy
Karthik Rana
CTO & Founder
Product/Service design
Kavitha S
Trade Officer
Trade and Economic Mission, Consulate General of Israel to South India
Business Development
Keyoor Purani
IIM Kozhikode
Go to Market
Krishnan Murali
Fox Mandal & Associates LLP
Business strategy
Labby George
Office Depot
Product/Service design
Lina Thomas
Senior Staff Software Engineer
Product/Service design
Associate Director
Product/Service design
Madiha Ahmed
Realpactech Business Hub
Go to Market
Mahesh V
Business strategy
Manoj Balraj
Experion Global Pvt. Ltd.
Business strategy
martin george
Business Development
Mary George
UPM Advertising
Product/Service design
Vice president and Head
AI Labs for CIMB Bank
Capital structuring and Fund raising
Mathew PT
Retd as Senior Deputy Director General
Dept. of Telecom, Ministry of Communication
Business strategy
Meera Haridas
erkenner Business Associates Private Limited
Go to Market
Megha Susan Alex
Program Manager
Business strategy
Michael Samuel
Dubai Chapter of Institute of Cost Accountants of India
Business Development
Midhu S V
Chief - Technology Partnerships
Eram Scientific Solutions
Product/Service design
Mittu Tigi
State Chapter Lead - Kerala
Headstart Network Foundation
Business strategy