The american NGO presented the 46th International Selection Panel where 40 entrepeneurs from 10 countries were selected: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Greece, Lebanon, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Uruguay.
Wormole's founders were selected as high-impact entrepeneurs: Sally Buberman, Ignacio López and Maximiliano Menasches for being capable of generating wealth, employment and innovation.
"For us, being selected as Endeavor entrepeneurs, represents the recognition for the effort and dedication that we put into our company on a daily basis. It also implies a great responsability to keep on collaborating with entrepeneurs from our region to keep promoting the country's growth",
stated Ignacio López, uno of the co-founders of the Argentine company and Director of Research and Development.
Sally Buberman, Director of Products and Marketing added:
"It was an experience both unique and unrepeatable. We worked for over six months with out interviewers and local team to polish our bussiness model, our future strategy and our communication".
The entrepeneur selection criteria for the american NGO consists of a rigorous process of local selection and many international interviews with members who offer their guidance to the candidates, who finish the process meeting with the international selection comitee.
Being part of the Endeavor community implies the recognition and support of a global organization whose objective is to accelerate the growth of the selected entrepeneurs, by increasing their value through focused services and access to a world class contact network. Maximiliano Menasches, Director of sales and projects for Wormhole, stated:
"We believe that with Endeavor's help we will take our company to the next level of growth and international expansion. For this we have put together a solid work plan that will allow us to reach our objectives".
These are the attributes on which judges base their decisions regarding the entrepeneurs:
- Ethical and innovative
- More than one year on the project
- Minimum 2.5 million pesos yearly revenue
- High socioeconomic impact
- Potential for growth