2016 Mentors

100 Mentor Match-up Event | October, 2015

Mentors have been a crucial component to the GW New Venture Competition since 2010. Mentors provide much needed advice and invaluable support to our teams. We are always beyond grateful to those that pay it forward to the entrepreneurial community by dedicating their time and expertise.

Mentors & Teams

Mentor: Doug Atkinson, CCAS M.A. '05

Team: Charge Club

Mentor: Franziska Becker

Team: Circo Vie

Mentor: Ronjon Bose

Team: Qwerk

Mentor: Jill Carrie

Team: Abdicare

Mentor: Ken Chaletzky, GWSB B.B.A. '71

Team: Micro-Housing for Millenials

Mentor: Jason Chen

Team: HomeGrown Farms

Mentor: Peter Chun, GW BBA '00

Team: Clutch Band

Mentor: Brian Coblitz

Team: Imprints

Mentor: Jennifer Desimone

Team: Misread Press

Mentor: Sebastian Fainbraun, GWSB BBA '94

Team: Propisor

Mentor: Christina Gace

Team: Project Dream Miles

Mentor: Lilibeth Gangas

Team: Open Data Nation

Mentor: Randy Graves, SEAS PhD Science '78

Team: Staff U

Mentor: John Holmblad, SEAS M.S. '80, CERT '02

Team: SuperEagle Solar

Mentor: Naeem Hussain, SEAS, MS '99

Team: MyPrefCard

Mentor: Jinny Jeong

Team: Main Street Mini Golf

Mentor: Jonathan Kalin

Team: Abled

Mentor: Jose Laguna

Team: SmartBridge

Mentor: Rodney Lake

Team: Filings

Mentor: Yasmin Lalani

Team: Ozie Education

Mentor: Ashley Lewis

Team: MARK Labs Inc.

Mentor: Elena Lipson

Team: PooBeta

Mentor: AliLong

Team: HomeGrown Farms

Mentor: Matt Mandell, CCAS BA '04, GWSB MBA '10

Team: FitFoodie

Mentor: Ed Martinez

Team: S3amless

Mentor: Lisa Mavrogianis

Team: Dress to Impress

Mentor: Corinne McCormack

Team: Rufus & Royce

Mentor: Marta Milkowska

Team: Opioid Overdose Prevention

Mentor: Amy Millman

Team: Mental Health Promotion

Mentor: Asghar Mostafa, SEAS B.S. '81, M.S. '82

Team: ShopStorey

Mentor: Ryan Oliver

Team: V-Education

Mentor: Ketan Patel, SEAS BS, GWSB MBA '10

Team: Fecal Sludge Management

Mentor: Kelly Pierson

Team: Sojourner Elder Care Advocacy

Mentor: Mike Provance, GWSB PhD '10

Team: Smart, Portable Energy Solutions

Mentor: Augustin Ramos

Team: SignOut

Mentor: Shazia Sami

Team: Nikou Inc.

Mentor: George Schadler

Team: Filings

Mentor: Andria Seneviratne

Team: AID Foundation

Mentor: Kushaan Shah

Team: Intersection

Mentor: David Sheon

Team: food x change

Mentor: Bob Smith, GWSB MBA '88

Team: Represently

Mentor: Seisei Tatebe-Goddu

Team: Rooftop Tea Company

Mentor: Rajan Trivedi

Team: Bike Safety Light

Mentor: Franklin Urteaga

Team: RightDate