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We Focus On

Scale Ups

Not Start-Ups

Established in 1997, Endeavor selects, mentors, and supports high-growth entrepreneurs in 37 countries and 8 U.S. markets, driving job creation, wealth creation, & inspiration into underserved, growth markets globally. In 2015, an Endeavor office was launched in Louisville, KY as one of the first in the U.S., serving Kentucky, Indiana, & Ohio entrepreneurs.

Regional Impact, Global Reach
Building a Stronger Region

$86M+

Total Revenue
Generated in 2018

675+

Total Jobs
Created To Date

200+

Global
Connections

1900+

Hours of
Mentorship

Regional Impact, Global Reach
Building a Stronger Region

$86M+

Total Revenue
Generated in 2018

675+

Total Jobs
Created To Date

200+

Global
Connections

1900+

Hours of
Mentorship

Our Entrepreneurs

Jonathan Webb

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Endeavor’s global movement is transforming economies, one entrepreneur at a time.

$20B+

Global Revenue
Generated in 2018

3M+

Total Jobs
Created to Date

1,967

Entrepreneurs
Selected

$1.4B+

Debt and Equity
Capital Raised in 2018

The Endeavor Model

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How We Select

Our portfolio of high-impact entrepreneurs help to drive innovation, produce role models, and maximize wealth and job creation. Endeavor selects and supports a group of extraordinary entrepreneurs who have the potential to transform industries, communities and countries.

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Scale Up Program

We help our entrepreneurs’ companies grow throughout their business “life-cycle” by developing and providing a comprehensive, unparalleled array of demand-driven services and programs. At the heart of Endeavor’s innovative model is our world-class network built to support Endeavor Entrepreneurs.

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Spread & Develop

Endeavor’s impact is exemplified by showcasing Endeavor Entrepreneurs as role models who influence education and policy reform, spur local investment, and inspire others to take risks. In each country and city where Endeavor operates, we highlight our entrepreneurs as role models, helping them to transform social norms around entrepreneurship and to inspire future generations to innovate, take risks, and “think big” – the multiplier effect.

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Sustain & Reinvest

Endeavor has always been an organization of, by and for entrepreneurs. To support Endeavor’s goal of long-term sustainability, Endeavor Entrepreneurs are motivated to pay it forward, reinvesting their financial gains, expertise, and time.

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Our Board

Jackson M. Andrews

Managing Director

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Endeavor’s global movement is transforming economies, one entrepreneur at a time.

How We Select

Endeavor works to develop entrepreneurial ecosystems in markets where there is a critical mass of innovative entrepreneurs but a lack of resources needed to help scale businesses.

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Scale Up

Endeavor acts as a force multiplier by providing entrepreneurs access to talent, mentorship, markets, and capital through a series of customized local and global services.

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Scale Up

Endeavor acts as a force multiplier by providing entrepreneurs access to talent, mentorship, markets, and capital through a series of customized local and global services.

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What's New

Endeavor Scale UpEvents
October 10, 2019

Endeavor & EY Celebrate the First Cohort of Endeavor Scale Up Entrepreneurs at 2019 Scale Up Celebration

LOUISVILLE, KY (October 10, 2019) – After seven months of mentorship and growth-focused business workshops,…
Events
September 30, 2019

Mark Franco of MXD Process Studies Joe DeLoss of Hot Chicken Takeover at Harvard Business School

Endeavor’s Executive Education programs are a key part of Endeavor’s demand-driven services designed to turbocharge…
EntrepreneursEvents
September 27, 2019

Four entrepreneurs selected at Atlanta’s Endeavor International Selection Panel

Two Kentucky companies selected at Atlanta’s Endeavor International Selection Panel Atlanta, GA - September 26, 2019 (L-R) Jonathan Webb (of…