The FNB Business INNOVATION Awards selection criteria, facilitated by Endeavor South Africa, are based on their entrepreneur selection model for scale-ups.

Candidates must possess the following qualities:


Entrepreneur must be willing to participate in a high-impact, detailed programme.

Ecosystem impact:

Leadership potential:

Leaders with the vision, energy and skills to take their business (and themselves) to the next level.

Will become role models by giving back (both financially and non-financially) to both Endeavor and the broader entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Factors such as brand and reputation, stakeholder relations and goodwill, environmental sustainability, social responsibility and quality of governance are all taken into account.

Note that businesses with a turnover between R8-million and R10-million will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.


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