Mentor Meet

Explore your startup idea with an experienced entrepreneur at any one of our Mentor Meet sessions! You get 10-15 minutes to ask your mentor any questions about your idea or company.

These free sessions are offered virtually and are open to the entire SFU community (students, staff, faculty, and recent alumni). Please see the schedule for dates and locations. 

Questions? Email inc_changinstitute@sfu.ca.

Mentor Meet Schedule

You’ll have 15 minutes with our mentor – maximize that time by booking your Mentor Meet slot ahead of time.

*Note: All sessions are virtual unless otherwise stated.

Albert Seah

Thursdays 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

June: 6, 20
July: 11, 25
Aug: 8, 22


Schedule with Albert

Dave Thomas

Tuesdays 5:30PM – 6:30PM

May: 28
June: 11, 25
July: 9, 23
Aug: 6, 20


Schedule with Dave

Doug Fast

Tuesdays 11:00AM – 12:00PM

May: 28
June: 4, 11, 18, 25
July: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Aug: 6, 13, 20


Schedule with Doug

Rachel Chase

Mondays 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

May: 27
June: 10, 24
July: 8, 22
Aug: 19

Schedule with Rachel

Madeleine Shaw

Wednesdays 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

July: 17, 31
Aug: 7, 14

Schedule with Madeleine

Mentor Minute

A video series where Venture Connection’s seasoned experts offer entrepreneurial advice, from tips on cultivating a good team dynamic to the first steps of finding funding – they are here to help YOU. With new videos launched monthly, new topics will be explored to ensure you start your business off on the right foot.

Connie Ekelund – Funding 101

Jill Earthy – Startup Tips

Tim Ames – Growing Your Team

Dave Thomas – Market Viability

Connie Ekelund – Importance of Work Culture

Jill Earthy – Roles & Responsibilities