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Begin the journey to become an Endeavor Entrepreneur

Endeavor Entrepreneurs benefit from long-term, tailored support throughout their entire growth journey. With success at scale, our entrepreneurs are able to create economic and social impact in a meaningful way. All entrepreneurs are screened by local and international mentors on the Endeavor criteria before the network is available for support.

Are You A Founder?

As the leading global community of, by, and for high-impact entrepreneurs, we aim to inspire the world’s fastest-growing entrepreneurs to dream bigger, scale faster, and pay it forward.

 

If you are an entrepreneur with big dreams, aspires to take your business to the next level faster and would like to give back to the entrepreneurial ecosystem, we are looking for you!

 

Application Criteria:

  • Stage of Growth: Startups or transformative SMEs that have (1) compelling USP, (2) impressive historical growth track record to justify Product Market Fit, (3) clear future growth plan/strategy, and (4) ready to scale across markets or segments.  

  • Owner of the product and the Intellectual Property (IP): Founder(s) must own the IP and hold(s) a majority stake in the company. 

  • Business model: Unique, scalable (tech or tech-enabled), innovative, and potentially disruptive business models with a strong value proposition that has great potential to be the industry champion in the local, regional and global context. No trading, franchisee, or licensee of other businesses. No asset investment or multi-level marketing-based businesses model. 

  • Operations: Malaysia is one of the main operating markets. HQ can be based out of Malaysia.

If you think your company meets the criteria above and would be interested to know more about Endeavor, feel free to apply!

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What do we look for?

Entrepreneurs are assessed based on three main criteria

Entrepreneur
  • Exemplary leader with strong ability to execute

  • Must be Founder or CEO and hold significant shareholding in company

  • High ecosystem impact

Business
  • Proven track record: Companies are typically 3-5 years old and generate at least RM10 million of annual revenue

  • Highly scalable business model

  • Innovative, industry-shaping ideas

  • Products / services must be owned by company (not licensed or franchised)

  • High investor appeal

Timing
  • At inflection point, aiming for exponential growth over the next 3-5 years

Our services

PEER NETWORK

Mentorship & Global Connections

Connect with local and global mentors who provide one-on-one support, based on the entrepreneur’s goals and needs. 

Advisory Boards

Quarterly reviews with a fixed, customized team of mentors that provide strategic advice and ongoing feedback.

MENTORSHIP & EXPERTISE

Mentorship & Global Connections

Connect with local and global mentors who provide one-on-one support, based on the entrepreneur’s goals and needs. 

Advisory Boards

Quarterly reviews with a fixed, customized team of mentors that provide strategic advice and ongoing feedback.

ACCESS
TO CAPITAL

Mentorship & Global Connections

Connect with local and global mentors who provide one-on-one support, based on the entrepreneur’s goals and needs. 

Advisory Boards

Quarterly reviews with a fixed, customized team of mentors that provide strategic advice and ongoing feedback.

PERSONAL GROWTH

Mentorship & Global Connections

Connect with local and global mentors who provide one-on-one support, based on the entrepreneur’s goals and needs. 

Advisory Boards

Quarterly reviews with a fixed, customized team of mentors that provide strategic advice and ongoing feedback.

PAY IT FORWARD
PLATFORM

Mentorship & Global Connections

Connect with local and global mentors who provide one-on-one support, based on the entrepreneur’s goals and needs. 

Advisory Boards

Quarterly reviews with a fixed, customized team of mentors that provide strategic advice and ongoing feedback.

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Selection Process

Entrepreneurs are reviewed by seasoned mentors and business leaders from the global network

Application

We are currently accepting applications.

First Opinion Review

Initial evaluation of candidates and their businesses with the team to assess fit

Second Opinion Review

Endeavor mentors conduct individual reviews with candidates, probing business strategy, growth potential, and individual abilities

Local Selection Panel

Held quarterly, the LSP gathers board members and seasoned mentors who will interview, deliberate and select candidates to advance to the next stage.

International Selection Panel 

Hosted by an Endeavor affiliate across the globe, the ISP gathers world-renowned business leaders to select and advise candidates

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