The 71st Endeavor International Selection Panel (ISP) took place on May 15-17, 2017 in Canary Wharf, London. The event drew entrepreneurs and panelists from the U.S., Latin America, MENA, Europe and Asia.
Endeavor Bulgaria presented two companies, both of which were then unanimously selected to join the Endeavor network within the first round of voting. MyMall.BG is a leading clothing and e-commerce retailer and PubGalaxy is a company that integrates advanced advertising technologies.
Congratulations to Pressian Karakostov (PubGalaxy) and Viktor Viktorov and Vassil Georgiev (MyMall)! The entrepreneurs will now be able to utilize the full scope of Endeavor services including access to markets, mentors and capital.
Hristo Hristov, CEO of Netinfo and mentor at Endeavor Bulgaria, made his successful debut as a stellar panelist at the ISP.
During the event in London, Endeavor selected 28 entrepreneurs leading 20 companies from 15 countries. Endeavor in total now supports 1,461 entrepreneurs in 30 growth markets around the world.
The ISP is the culmination of a rigorous multi-step selection process to identify innovative and driven entrepreneurs who are committed to advancing an ecosystem of entrepreneurship.
“Convening entrepreneurs, panelists and staff from all corners of the globe, and welcoming entrepreneurs from 15 countries into the network, the London ISP was an amazing testament to how far Endeavor’s model has spread over the past 20 years,” said Endeavor Co-Founder and CEO Linda Rottenberg. “A huge congratulations to the high-impact Endeavor Entrepreneurs selected this week!”
Endeavor Entrepreneurs have had a significant track record of creating hundreds of thousands of jobs, generating billions of dollars in revenues, and building sustainable growth models in their home countries.In London, panelists from around the world interviewed entrepreneur candidates about their businesses, evaluating them on their potential for high-impact growth, and then deliberated on which candidates should be selected to become Endeavor Entrepreneurs. Once selected, Endeavor Entrepreneurs gain access to comprehensive customized services, including introductions to local and international business mentors and volunteers from Fortune 500 consulting firms who will help them address key needs.