Endeavor is leading the high-impact entrepreneurship movement around the world, supporting organizations to have prime opportunities for growth.
June 8, 2016 – ROYAL OAK, MI – Vectorform, inventor of digital products and experiences, has been selected as an Endeavor Entrepreneur at the Endeavor 64th International Selection Panel in Madrid, Spain. Endeavor is leading the high-impact entrepreneurship movement around the world, supporting organizations to have prime opportunities for growth.
“The Endeavor selection process has been completely transformational for Vectorform,” said Jason Vazzano, CEO and Co-founder of Vectorform. “This will allow us to take our organization to the next level, reaching the ranks of the most successful Endeavor entrepreneurs.”
At this International Selection Panel, 41 entrepreneurs representing 25 companies and 14 countries were selected by a panel of top global business leaders and investors who were drawn from Endeavor’s extensive network of mentors and supporters.
“We’re proud to welcome two more innovative entrepreneurs to the Endeavor Detroit network,” said Cynthia Pasky, chair of Endeavor Detroit and founder, president and CEO of Detroit-based Strategic Staffing Solutions. “Entrepreneurs like Kurt and Jason, whose vision is to use technology to transform the world, will continue to positively impact the economy of Michigan.”
Through a rigorous, multi-step selection process, Endeavor annually screens thousands of entrepreneurs from around the world to identify those with the best talent and potential for impact. Post-selection, Endeavor will work with Vectorform and other selected entrepreneurs to catalyze long-term economic growth through customized services such as introductions to local and international business mentors.
“Endeavor has set out to create support systems for entrepreneurs with an unparalleled global network of business leaders,” said Antonio Lück, Managing Director, Endeavor Detroit. “Sustainable economies are dependent on high-impact entrepreneurship, and Vectorform has clearly demonstrated their ability to truly transform their industry and community around the world.”
Other Endeavor Detroit Entreprenuers include McCLure’s Pickles, Algal Scientific Corp. and Banza.
Vectorform invents digital products and experiences for the world’s leading brands with a focus on Mobile, Internet of Things, Smart Home, Connected Vehicle and Wearable Technology. Founded in 1999, Vectorform has five global offices: Detroit, New York, Seattle, Munich and Hyderabad. Visit Vectorform.com and connect on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+.
Endeavor is a New York-based global nonprofit that helps support companies on the brink of rapid growth. It opened an office in Detroit last year and also has offices in Miami and Louisville. It made its way to Detroit through the New Economy Initiative, which receives some of its funding from the Miami-based John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. NEI invested $1 million to bring the program to Detroit, and the Grand Rapids-based Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation invested another $500,000.
Learn more about Endeavor at Endeavor.org.