Finding a mentor can be a tricky step in the launch of a new business, and it’s one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Just like personal relationships, the mentor/mentee partnership requires a balance of respect, care, honesty, and trust.
Built in Austin caught up with eight tech mentors throughout Austin, including Rob Taylor — Convey’s CEO, to learn what business owners should look for when on the hunt for a new advisor. Read the article here, or check out Convey’s roster of leaders.
“Seek advice and counsel from a variety of folks, but don’t let the whiplash stall your own decision making or conviction.”
A mentor at Techstars, Taylor has been the first employee of seven startups over the past 20 years, filling just about every early stage role. He specializes in architecting and guiding a company’s early development to minimize risk and maximize the chance of “figuring it out.” Presently, he is co-founder and CEO of Convey, a SaaS company influencing post-purchase engagement between retailers and shoppers.
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