Our team of TIA mentors
is made up of entrepreneurial alumni and parents who volunteer their time and expertise to help Colgate student entrepreneurs
achieve success. The success of our program hinges on the quality and dedication of TIA mentors; their invaluable coaching is what helps the TIA student entrepreneurs think strategically, take action
, and grow their ventures.
Watch some of the TIA mentors discuss how Colgate prepared them for the life of an Entrepreneur.
The Thought Into Action Institute meets on the first Saturday of each month the first semester and the last Saturday
the second semester. TIA mentors best exemplify the ideals of entrepreneurship. They understand the beginning, middle, and end of the process. They've built and sold businesses, funded ventures, and helped hone pitches. Here is a playlist
of their advice.
Each year, the Thought Into Action Institute ends during Entrepreneur Weekend at Colgate. During Entrepreneur Weekend huge names like Richard Branson
, Sheryl Sandberg
and Hamdi Ulukaya
A featured called Little Talks, Big Ideas
during the 2013 Entrepreneur Weekend
invited five entrepreneurs to share their insights. Watch them below.