Startups have a different sort of DNA from other companies. They are designed to grow fast. We help startups by enhancing the skills they need so they can develop their ideas into a successful business.
We help startups by enhancing the skills they need so they can develop their ideas into a successful business. We have designed a unique program that builds up core entrepreneurial skills in startup founders and employees. First, we get to know your culture and values. Then, we work with you on defining your vision and goals. Then, we identify your strengths and weaknesses and areas where you require improvement. Then, we fill in the gaps with face-to-face and virtual mentoring sessions. We often combine live meetings with readily available online and offline resources for self-paced skill development. Our goal is to make learning easy for you so you can concentrate on developing your main ideas. Finally, we make sure that you are well-networked and have access to resources that you need so you are prepared for challenges that lie ahead.
The Startup Skill Set is a unique program developed by MCP, which builds up core entrepreneurial skills in startups. Startup founders often think that they can build a successful business even if they are lacking the skills in these areas. However, a skilled entrepreneur will achieve success more often than an unskilled entrepreneur, who is likely to fail even with a brilliant idea. Anyway, we have verified many times over that these skills will help you and your startup succeed. In addition, we always tailor the startup skill set to your specific needs and ensure that the focus is on your goals, objectives, and culture.
Mentoring is an important part of every startup's life. It is as important, if not even more important, than getting funded. In fact, many investors require startups to be complimented with a coach or a mentor. Mentor Coach Partners will fill in the gaps of your expertise. Our experts are well connected, their networks are enormous and valuable, and their experience is yours to use. To put it shortly - we’ve been there, done that. We know what it is like to be in your shoes and we are here to help your company succeed with one-on-one mentoring, amazing skill building techniques, lectures and talks, and making ourselves readily available to lend advice. Starting to work with us early is key - you'll be able to concentrate on things that really matter to you and we'll make sure that you are moving your business forward.
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A startup is a company designed to grow fast. Being newly founded does not in itself make your company a startup. Nor does taking venture funding or have some sort of "exit." These are of course all desirable outcomes for a startup but they all follow up the only essential thing for startups - growth. And the good news is that if you have growth, everything else tends to fall into place. For a company to grow really big, it must (a) make something many people want and (b) make those people customers. Most businesses are tightly constrained in (a) or (b). The distinctive feature of successful startups is that they're not.
Every startup was created around a great idea. An idea that solves a problem and is something novel, or something that everyone has overlooked, or something that solves a problem in a different way. People trying to solve their own problems come up with the best ideas. This holds true for all ideas whether they are bootstrapped or backed by loads of money. The key differentiator between the two is that bootstrapped startup ideas need to start making money sooner than venture backed businesses. However, both bootstrapped and backed startups will face the inevitable growth spur and will need to be prepared.
As a startup company, you want to make sure you are reaching those people whose problem you solved. And you want to make sure that there is many of them. Your goal is to reach as many customers as possible in the shortest amount of time. Weather you operate in large markets with a lot of competition or in small markets with fewer customers, it is important that you are prepared to meet demand when it starts picking up. This means you need to be able to quickly adjust by scaling up production, operations, and company size.
We, at Mentor Coach Partners, recognize that with growth there come challenges; challenges that founders are often unprepared for. That is why we start working with you from very early stages to ensure that you and your employees acquire the skills necessary for staying on top of your expanding business. You can focus on developing your ideas while we focus on making sure you are prepared for the challenges that lie ahead.