Small Business Mentorship Program

The Porter House KC Mentorship Program is a year-long program that matches aspiring and emerging small business owners with local entrepreneurs and business leaders, with a goal of supporting them holistically to name and work towards specific goals as they build their businesses. With a focus on developing and building deep relationships and soft-skills, mentees have a dedicated space to connect with someone who understands the unique challenges and opportunities that come with entrepreneurship.

 

In addition to one-on-one meetings, mentors and mentees attend monthly workshops that focus on the following:

  • Inter and Intra- Personal Skills

  • Problem Solving + Creativity

  • Managing Information and Assessing Risk

Mentors👇🏾

In order to participate in this program, potential mentors must:

  1. Be an established entrepreneur or business leader (5+ years of experience and expertise)

  2. Reside in the Kansas City metropolitan area

  3. Commit to fulfilling the program requirements which include:

    • At least ONE MONTHLY 1-on-1 meeting w/ mentee

    • Attending monthly whole group workshops

    • Completing program surveys

Mentees👇🏾

In order to participate in this program, potential mentees must:

  1. Be a current or aspiring entrepreneur who’s business earns less than $200K in revenue/year

  2. Reside in the Kansas City metropolitan area

  3. Commit to fulfilling the program requirements which include:

    • At least ONE MONTHLY 1-on-1 meeting w/ mentor

    • Attending monthly whole group workshops

    • Completing program surveys + business updates

If you’re interested in being a mentor or mentee, please click the link below to apply. Note that you must complete the personality test at 16Personalities.com and share the results in order to complete this application.

 

If you have any questions, please contact Jahna Riley, Director of Education, at jriley@theporterhousekc.com