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Our Mentors

SEDC is in a unique position to launch this platform supporting start-up and accelerating early-stage companies due to its expertise in:

  • Business planning and operations
  • Understanding business expansion needs
  • Access to expert-level advisory services through its investor members
  • Collaboration with community leaders to invest in growth opportunities

We have also created an Advisory Team and a network of local mentors to help businesses accepted into Spark Saratoga. These include people with expertise in:

  • Business development
  • Business management
  • Finance management
  • Market research
  • Branding and marketing (design/advertising/etc.)
  • Digital marketing (websites/apps/etc.)
  • Publishing
  • Production
  • Supply chain
  • Construction
  • Personnel and staffing
  • Legal
  • Sales
  • Strategic communications

Our fully vetted network is available to Spark Saratoga companies, based on their stage of growth and needs.

Volunteer to Be a Mentor

Do you have skills you feel could benefit startup businesses in Saratoga County? If so, please consider volunteering. Once this form is completed, you will be referred to a member of the Spark Saratoga Team who will discuss options with you.

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Request a Mentor

If you need help with just a project or two, or in a specific area of expertise, let us help match you up with someone in our vetted mentor network.