ENTREPRENEUR CENTRIC MENTORING
"Invest in your mindset, and a successful startup is only a matter of time."
As a mentor for new businesses, Hani provides guidance on creating effective approaches to designing and validating new products or services into markets that are ready for them and advice on how best to manage resources during bootstrapping phases. He also works closely with entrepreneurs helping them understand what it takes from concept through execution so they can better prepare themselves mentally before taking risks associated with starting a venture.
In addition to providing strategic support, he also serves as an accountability partner by holding founders accountable throughout each stage of development. This includes regular check-ins where progress is discussed while looking ahead toward future goals ensuring everyone remains focused on hitting milestones along the way.
Mentoring Eligibility #1
FOR EARLY-STAGE STARTUP FOUNDERS
Mentoring Eligibility #2
FOR NON-FUNDED STARTUPS ONLY!
Mentoring Eligibility #3
DESIGNING/VALIDATING VALUE PROPOSITIONS/BUSINESS MODELS
KEY MENTORING SESSION ELEMENTS
Mentoring Element #1
FIND BLIND SPOTS
The main purpose behind mentoring is not to get the opinions of mentors.
The role of mentors is to help founders discover blind spots in their startup logic of value.
Mentoring Element #2
THINK OPENLY PRIVATELY
One of the most important features of mentoring is offering founders the ability to think openly but privately with a trustworthy and experienced individual.
Mentoring Element #3
In many cases, founders get stuck inside a mental box of ideas. Having the opportunity to be introduced to alternatives can make all the difference in discovering and exploring the potential of their startups.
THIS MENTORING SESSION IS NOT FOR YOU IF....
YOU ARE LOOKING FOR IDEA CONFIRMING OPINIONS
YOU ARE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE TO REVIEW YOUR PITCH OR FINANCIALS
YOU ARE LOOKING FOR FUNDING OR INVESTMENT ADVICE
YOU ARE NOT A STARTUP FOUNDER
One of the many perks of being part of Hani's mentorship programs is that he never fails to see the big picture, always having an insight that is both data & gut-driven, leading you through a path that covers both sustainability and scalability! My conversations with him are always output-driven leading to inevitable growth, and for that, I am forever grateful!
Hani's mentorship was a fundamental pillar to build Startups Without Borders, from idea to business. He not only guided me through the process of building a business model, but also gave me invaluable support and wisdom every time I would doubt myself, get paralyzed by fear of failure, or hesitate about the course of action to take. He was incredibly patient as I developed (and am still developing) a resilient entrepreneurial mindset. I always tell him he has been a guardian angel, since he would be my go-to reference point whenever I would run into the difficult roller coaster that is the entrepreneurial journey. I will never have enough words to thank Hani for this journey.
It is easy to find a mentor who can tell your startup idea is amazing or bad but the real mentor who can tell why and how you can develop more, this is Hani. Hani's input supported me and my co-founders to see Marj3 from different prospectives. Hani never gave us the knowledge but taught us to how to reach by ourselves.
HIGHLIGHTED SUCCESSFUL MENTORING COLLABORATIONS
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