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. Entrepreneur selection is ongoing and interested entrepreneurs can connect with the Manager of Entrepreneur Experience, Trish Redekop by emailing [email protected].
"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
Endeavor celebrates Andrew McLeod & Owen Madrick, co-founders of Certn, as our newest Endeavor Entrepreneurs from Canada
Launched in Victoria, British Columbia in 2016, Certn is transforming the industry by reimagining how businesses and individuals verify and share identity and background data. Certn provides real-time comprehensive background checks and ongoing risk monitoring for employees, contractors, and tenants around the world. Trusted by 10,000+ users, Certn helps businesses manage risk, stay compliant, and hire faster—all while delivering candidate experiences that help them stand out. Learn more about their selection here.
Endeavor Canada Entrepreneurs
Endeavor Canada has selected four high-impact entrepreneurs leading two companies.
Andrew, Co-founder & CEO, has led Certn to win multiple regional and national awards, including placements on Deloitte’s Fast50, LinkedIn Top Startups, KPMG Canadian Tech Innovator and Team True North Canada's Top-Performing Tech Companies.
Owen, Co-founder & CFO, has a passion for technology start-ups and helping companies prosper. As a serial entrepreneur, Owen is passionate about developing innovative products that will alter the global technology marketplace.
Hanif is a serial entrepreneur who is passionate about building high-performing teams that deliver results to clients. Hanif is focused on growing Symend through disruption, value creation and social good.
Tiffany is a passionate entrepreneur and data-driven consumer engagement expert. Tiffany is focused on building out social impact, ESG, and CSR, as well as Symend’s purpose-driven behaviour and strategy throughout the company.
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)