Endeavor is the world’s leading community of high-impact entrepreneurs. Our mission is to unlock the transformational power of entrepreneurship by selecting, supporting, and investing in the world’s top founders and providing them a platform to pay it forward.
Endeavor Canada provides homegrown entrepreneurs with access to Canada’s established business leaders as well as Endeavor’s international community of mentors, investors, and peers. In addition to providing strategic support as these entrepreneurs scale their businesses, Endeavor also provides a platform for entrepreneurs to broaden their impact by paying their success forward, contributing to the growth and expansion of a robust Canada-wide entrepreneurial community.
Based in Calgary, Alberta, Endeavor Canada operates on a national basis and is the 39th global market for Endeavor. The Canadian office opened in May 2021, headed up by Chris Buckman, the Managing Director. Entrepreneur selection is ongoing and interested entrepreneurs can connect with the Manager of Entrepreneur Selection & Growth, Trish Redekop by emailing [email protected].
Symend Co-founders join Endeavor’s Prestigious Global Network of Scale-ups as the First Canadian Entrepreneurs
Symend completed the final step of the global selection process on February 23, 2022, during Endeavor’s 24th virtual International Selection Panel (ISP). The ISP is the culmination of a rigorous multi-step selection process that identifies high-impact entrepreneurs who demonstrate the potential to leverage Endeavor’s resources and mentorship to create large-scale wealth and jobs. Fewer than five percent of entrepreneurs screened by Endeavor make it to the ISP stage of selection. Symend’s co-founders were evaluated and unanimously selected by global business leaders. They look forward to multiplying the effect of their contributions in the ecosystem through Endeavor Canada. Read full Press Release here.
"Endeavor has a track record of helping high-impact entrepreneurs scale their enterprises which in turn will benefit the Canadian tech ecosystem and contribute to our long-term economic growth."
Susan Anderson, CEO of Cannonball Capital, Inc.
Funding Board Member, Endeavor Canada
Board of Directors
Co-founder, Digital Commerce Bank and DC Payments
President, Zinc Ventures
Co-founder and Board Director, Pureweb Inc.
Former CEO, Emera Inc.
CEO, Danby Appliances
SVP of Expansion, Endeavor Global
Co-founder, Angiotech Pharmaceuticals
Founder & Managing Partner, Band Capital Partners
Chairman & CEO, Sagard
Head of Canada, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB)