Louisville – December 7, 2015 – Endeavor Louisville announced today that Jonathan Erwin, CEO & Founder, and Patrick Goodman, Chief Product Officer, of Red e App were selected as Endeavor Entrepreneurs. Red e App is the 2nd Endeavor Entrepreneur selected into Endeavor Global from Endeavor Louisville joining Rivera Group (Dr. Joey Rivera). Red e App was selected by panelists with global expertise at Endeavor Global’s 62nd International Selection Panel (“ISP”), which was held in Mexico City, Mexico from December 2nd-4th. Jonathan Erwin and Patrick Goodman (Louisville, KY), join a select network of high-impact entrepreneurs from across the globe that in 2014 generated nearly $8 Billion in revenue and over 500,000 jobs.
Red e App allows organizations to communicate with their non-desk, non – @company.com email, hourly workers in real-time by establishing a direct communication highway via its mobile app. In facilitating communication, Red e App helps organizations increase productivity and reduce risk, while improving job satisfaction among the largest part of the workforce.
“Red e App’s selection as Endeavor Entrepreneurs is further evidence that home-grown Louisville, Kentucky-based companies can take on the world,” said Peter Kellner, founder of Richmond Global, co-founder of Endeavor Global, & Endeavor Louisville board member.
Endeavor’s International Selection Panel is the culmination of a rigorous selection process, where panels comprised of six top, global business leaders interview candidates about their businesses, high-impact leadership potential, and future vision. In order for an entrepreneur to be selected as an Endeavor Entrepreneur, they must be voted in unanimously by the panelists.
“The entire Endeavor Board is proud of Jonathan Erwin, Patrick Goodman, and the Red e App team. We believe with execution, RedeApp has the potential to continue its rapid growth, connect the unconnected workforce, and inspire others to build global enterprises in our area,” said Co-founder of Humana and Endeavor Louisville Chairman, David Jones, Sr.
Endeavor Louisville launched in May 2015 with support from the Paul Ogle Foundation, the James Graham Brown Foundation, Blue Sky Network, The Gheens Foundation, and an active founding board of business leaders, each of whom believes that high-impact entrepreneurship can transform Kentuckiana and inspire more entrepreneurs to Scale-Up, Go Big, and Give Back.
Endeavor Entrepreneurs like Red e App and Rivera Group receive targeted services including an advisory board, mentorship, access to talent, access to markets, as well as access to investors. In six months, Endeavor Louisville has provided over 50 direct mentor engagements with local entrepreneurs. During that time, Endeavor Louisville Board Members and Mentors have dedicated nearly 200 hours of their time to mentor entrepreneurs applying to Endeavor Louisville. Endeavor Louisville entrepreneurs have received programming support via opportunities with Harvard Business School, global venture capital advisors, and more. Endeavor Global and Endeavor Louisville is a network of support for Endeavor Entrepreneurs to continue growing their businesses.