2016 Endeavor Catalyst Annual Report

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METHODOLOGY To benchmark against existing social and environmental impact measure- ment practices, we first mapped IRIS, GIIRS, and Endeavor metrics against each other. We then created a survey to collect data on a subset of these metrics. The survey was also based, in part, on the B Lab Impact Assessment to ensure the social and environmental footprint of our portfolio companies could be measured against that of other companies in the field. ˜e survey consisted of five sections: SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT: Included questions related to the company's mission. ECOSYSTEM DEVELOPMENT: Included questions related to the founder's willingness to mentor other entrepreneurs and make angel invest- ments, as well as questions regarding serial entrepreneurship, employee spin- outs, and give-back to Endeavor. LEADERSHIP: Included questions about the founder's involvement in day-to-day operations, gender equality, and other issues. EMPLOYMENT: Included questions about hiring practices, number of employees, and types of employees. COMPENSATION: Included ques- tions related to employee com- pensation and benefits. To complement the quantitative findings of our research, we conducted interviews with select founders to further explore their views on the above subject areas and to understand how being an Endeavor Entrepreneur, and an Endeavor Catalyst Investee in particular, has impacted their business. To learn more about the research meth- odology, please email Jackie Carmel at jackie.carmel@endeavor.org. JACKIE CARMEL Managing Director, Endeavor Catalyst LILI TÖRÖK Associate, Endeavor Insight 32 ENDEAVOR CATALYST ANNUAL REPORT

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