Shake up the maritime industry



Join PortXL as an expert mentor


Our expert mentors play a crucial role in selecting and catapulting the startups and scaleups to success throughout the accelerator.

Embark on a journey with us and drive innovation in the maritime industry.


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About being a mentor

Who are our mentors?

The PortXL mentor community is made up of maritime professionals with deep domain experience in the industry, across sectors and functions.

Sectors:

Ports, Shipping & Logistics, Chemicals, and Energy


Functions:

Finance, marketing, communication, business development, legal, industrial design, human resources, R&D, and more.

PortXL mentors guide startups by sharing expertise and knowledge, opening up networks, and providing advice on doing business in the maritime industry.


Why join PortXL

as a mentor?

  • Access to PortXL’s strong maritime global community for networking opportunities

  • Be part of a jury panel at Selection Day and determine the final 10-15 startups to take part in the program

  • Stay at the forefront of the most cutting-edge maritime technologies with PortXL startups

  • Play a pivotal role in scaling the value proposition of maritime startups around the world

  • Knowledge exchange with peers from different sectors in the maritime industry

What is the commitment level?


The commitment does not span the entire 3 months.

We understand that you are busy professionals, so the minimum commitment is 2 hours a month during the accelerator.

Mentors are also required to attend PortXL flagship events (i.e. Selection Days & Shakedown), as well as other networking events that help expand your professional circle.  

Embark on a journey with PortXL



Be a PortXL Expert Mentor

Each year, we have had the opportunity to engage with amazing startups all over the world, and we’d like to invite you to be part of this learning voyage.


Apply now