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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, Kentucky as one of the first in the U.S. Our office supports Kentucky, Indiana, and 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.

Learn more about Scale Up

What's New

Entrepreneurs
November 13, 2019

Connected By Endeavor, Four Entrepreneurs Found Common Ground for a New Venture

This article was originally posted on Endeavor Global. After 15 years of knowing Endeavor and 11…
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How EY’s 7 Drivers of Growth Framework Helps Endeavor Scale Up Companies

This month, as part of Endeavor Louisville’s Scale Up program, select entrepreneurs completed EY’s 7 Drivers…
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October 24, 2019

Remembering David Jones, Senior, The Founding Board Chair of Endeavor in Louisville

David A. Jones was the founding Board Chairman of Endeavor in Louisville and has been…