Title: Business Mentor
Location: Noida
Experience: 5-8 years experience
Reports to: Program Head

Program: Social Innovation For Youth 

The Social Innovation for Youth aims at establishing virtual makerspaces in various partner universities  across Delhi-NCR region for students to learn emerging technologies and work on their start-up ideas to  build an MVP and take it to market by the end of the program. The best ideas get seed funding and a  chance to get incubated. The program offers opportunities for students to experience the journey of idea  to incubation with support and guidance from in-house mentors and industry experts. The program is in  the third year of its existence and has created 11 high potential start-ups.

Skills /Knowledge:

  • Mentor at heart with a passion to help upcoming innovators, entrepreneurs, and  makers 
  • Strong teaching ability
  • Can call out the best in others and coach them toward progress and growth
  • Generalist, quick learner, abreast with latest trends in technology
  • Strong communication skills visible in writing, conversation and presentations
  • Traits: Motivator and facilitator, curious, self-driven, empathetic, flexible, high  integrity, cross-functional organizational ability
  • Start-up bent of mind, interest & knowledge of the start-up & investor ecosystem
  • Ability to connect well with stakeholders from different generations, age groups  and interests

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports and mentor’s student community across a network of virtual  makerspaces, through video conferences, online forums
  • Facilitates the creativity of student participants by demonstrating a genuine  interest in their ideas, helping them define a minimum viable prototype
  • Mentors’ participants in the program for presentation in the demo day
  • Coach students through various stages and decision-points along their journey 
  • Evaluate feasibility and quality of the teams at various stages in the program
  • Work in collaboration with the program team, particularly technical mentors, to  provide holistic guidance to the students and point them as appropriate to  onboarded external mentors
  • Work in collaboration with the program team to expand the external mentor pool
  • Work in collaboration with the Maker Manager to identify key industry experts  for deep-dive workshops to be conducted. Help coordinate workshops, webinars,  hackathons, & other events if required
  • Collate best practices and disseminate them across the community
  • Inspire program participants by sharing experience, as appropriate to their  journey
  • Research to identify new areas for the program to incorporate
  • Work as a team member to support and further the goals of the department

other Remarks:

  •  Salary as per experience and organisations norms
  • Consulting agreement from March 2024 till November 2024, extendable  depending on the performance of the individual and renewal of the program

If you are looking for a challenging assignment and the above profile sounds like you, please send  your resumes to [email protected] with subject line ‘Application for Business Mentor ’. 

Nasscom Foundation is committed to fostering equality, diversity, and inclusion in our workforce.  We strongly encourage women, persons with disabilities, and individuals from the LGBTQIA+  community to apply for opportunities within our organization."


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