Since its inception in 2004, Endeavor South Africa has partnered with leading global and local organisations that share our vision for high-impact entrepreneurship, sustainability, and ground-breaking thought leadership. Endeavor’s partners, sponsors, and donors empower the organisation with the resources, talent, and guidance we need to grow. Contact us at

Global Partners

The Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) delivers management education through programs designed to develop the next generation of insightful, principled global leaders.

INSEAD one of the world’s leading and largest graduate business schools, INSEAD brings together people, cultures, and ideas to change lives and to transform organisations.

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University, a private research university in Boston, Massachusetts. It is consistently ranked among the top business schools in the world.

Ernst & Young Global Limited, trade name EY, is a British multinational professional services partnership headquartered in London, England. EY is one of the largest professional services networks in the world.

Local Partners & Sponsors

JSE Limited is the largest stock exchange in Africa. It is located in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa.

The SA SME Fund was established by members of the CEO Initiative – a collaboration between government, labour and business to address some of the most pressing challenges to the country’s economic growth – as an avenue of support for the SME sector.

FMO is the Dutch entrepreneurial development bank. As a leading impact investor, our mission is to create a more sustainable future through private sector investments in over 80 developing countries and emerging economies across the globe.

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation was set up in 1999. Susan and Michael Dell have supported the foundation primarily through investing the proceeds of sales of shares of Dell Inc.

E Squared provides capital and non-financial support to Allan Gray fellows, as well as our other entrepreneurs through various funding programmes.

FNB is the oldest bank in South Africa. FNB provides personal, private, business, commercial and corporate banking services to millions of customers across South Africa.

InnoVent specializes in asset and lease management services for new and refurbished IT equipment.

Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, is a leading African corporate and investment bank and part of one of the largest financial services groups in Africa.

Everlytic is a marketing messaging and automation platform that helps your business communicate better, smarter, and faster over email, SMS, voice broadcasting and web push.

Discovery Limited is a South Africa-based financial services group that is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange with its headquarters in Sandton.