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André Rezende

Prática

André Rezende André Rezende

Impact metric

116% growth in revenues since selection
“I saw an opportunity to build energy-efficient, food-production equipment for the Brazilian market.”
Country
Brazil
Industry
Industrials
Employees
2,187
Year selected
2008
partner
Luiz Eduardo Rezende
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Company Snapshot

Brothers André and Luiz have built Brazil‘s leading domestic food-production equipment manufacturer. Boasting a range of energy-efficient products — including ovens, coolers, refrigerating modules and bakery equipment — Prática now competes with large international brands for control of the Brazilian market. With a solid market presence in Brazil, the brothers continue to bring ever more high-quality jobs to their hometown of Pouso Alegre, and further fulfill their status as community role models.

Endeavor and Prática

With the support of Endeavor, the Entrepreneurs defined their commercial strategy and distribution channels. In addition to local mentorship, workshops, and MEG and EFEE programs, they benefited from the Global eMBA program and Entrepreneur Summit.

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Three Keynote Speakers Announced for the 2015 Endeavor Entrepreneur Retreat

March 2nd, 2015 — by admin

The 2015 Endeavor Entrepreneur Retreat will take place May 6-8th in Westchester, NY. Three top-tier keynote speakers have been confirmed for the event: - Kenneth I. Chenault has served as Chairman…

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CNBC Features Endeavor Greece Research on Job Creation; Highlights the Need for Entrepreneurship

March 1st, 2015 — by admin

CNBC recently featured Endeavor Greece's Creating Jobs for Youth in Greece report, bringing focus to the need for  high-quality employment opportunities in the struggling economy.  The piece highlight…

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