Access to experienced startup leaders

Our mentors are carefully selected. These startup veterans have extensive startup and scale-up industry expertise and have previously made the transition from a corporate role. This program offers a platform for you to share in their in-depth knowledge and experience.
  • Personalised Profile Matching

    A guided program with personalised and targeted profile matching to set you up for success.

  • 1:1 Support

    1:1 coaching and support from an experienced startup leader who has made the same transition.

  • Exclusive Pivott Connect Network

    Meet other corporate and startup leaders taking part in this program and build your network through exclusive Pivott Connect events.

Pivott Connect Mentor Program

Pivott Connect is currently open to Victorian residents. Register your interest today to see if you're eligible to be matched with a startup mentor.

Personalised profile matching

  • You’ll be matched with a shortlist of startup mentors who have been carefully selected to align with your area of interest.

  • You’ll then have the opportunity to meet and greet with these mentors and nominate your preferred mentor.

  • We’ll then connect you with the mentor best suited to you.

1:1 career transition support

Pivott Connect is a free, 6-month program that matches you with a startup leader who will support you on your career transition journey. This includes introducing you to the startup ecosystem, expanding you network, supporting you in finding the right startup role, and guiding you through the interview process.

Shared experiences

Meet other program participants through exclusive Pivott Connect events. You'll have the opportunity to expand your network with other corporate leaders and startup leaders who have made the same transition.
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Peter Jones - Pivott Connect Mentor


  • How long does the program run for?

    The Pivott Connect Mentor Program will run for 6 months.

  • How often do I need to meet with my mentor?

    We encourage you to meet once per month during the 6-month program, however this can be decided between you and your mentor.

  • Is there a set timeline of activities for the program?

    There are structured event milestones for the program, however, we also encourage you to meet a minimum of once per month. As part of the program, we will host a a kick-off event, a check-in event, and a final event to close the program.

  • How do I get matched?

    We will be taking into account mentee and mentor profiles submitted as part of the program, as well as preferences to ensure our mentor-mentee matches result in the best outcome for both parties.

  • What exclusive events are included as part of the program?

    We will be hosting a kick-off event, a check-in event, and a final event to close the program. These events are exclusive to Pivott Connect participants. You'll have the opportunity to meet and network with mentors and other mentees, and hear from inspiring speakers to support you in your startup exploration journey.

  • Will I be guaranteed a role at the end of the program?

    The purpose of the Pivott Connect Mentor Program is to support you in finding out whether working for a startup is your next career move by connecting you with an experienced startup leader. While we don't guarantee a role at the end of the program, we encourage you to speak with your mentor about any potential career opportunities.

  • Can I stay in touch with my mentor after the program?

    The program officially ends after 6 months. After this, you are welcome to chat with your mentor about continuing your mentor-mentee relationship outside of the program.

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