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Setting Up your Mentorship Competitive Advantage

Posted by Celia Daly on Mar 26, 2019 3:05:41 PM

Getting a new company started is a large undertaking and most startups don’t even make it. So, when getting your young business off the ground, anything you can do as founder to give your company an advantage should be taken.

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, cannabis companies, cannabis business, mentor, startups

What makes a great mentor?

Posted by Celia Daly on Jun 22, 2018 1:33:39 PM

At Canopy, our mentors are a key aspect to creating an environment of growth for our founders. Connection to the right people in the right places, especially in an industry like cannabis, really can be the key to success. So, we're always trying to find the right people to join our mentoring program. 

So what do we look for? Well, its important to remember that just because someone is great at their job or industry, doesn't mean they would be a great mentor - just like not every pro athlete makes a good coach. Thanks to our friends at the Global Accelerator Network (GAN), we've been able to identify some important factors that make a great mentor. Check them out:

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Topics: Entrepreneurship, cannabis business, accelerator, startup, mentor