HBS Association of Northern California StartupPartners

Are you a startup looking for some free advice on some of your greatest challenges? Or, are you an HBS alumnus who would like to serve as an advisor for a startup?

Well, look no more…. Since its inception in 2014, HBS StartUp Partners has advised over 550 startups. Participating startup companies have raised over $150 million! As part of the StartUp Partners program, our meetings provide the following:

  • Advice on strengthening business plans & strategies for raising capital
  • Candor that helps focus startup’s strategy & clarifies customer pain points
  • Insights on product-market fit and scaling business
  • Curated, topically focused peer group discussions among entrepreneurs
  • Introductions to ecosystem – customers, partners, VCs

Our mission is to catalyze the Bay Area startup community while offering enriching volunteer opportunities to HBS alumni.

Next Steps...

Prospective StartUps, request a meeting
Request an invitation to become a Volunteer Advisor
Meet our Team
Meet our Clients