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Name
Endeavor Global, Inc.
Affiliation
Not-for-profit (501(c)3)
Overview
Established in 1997, Endeavor is the global nonprofit that pioneered the concept of High-Impact Entrepreneurship in emerging and growth markets. Headquartered in New York City, with 20 offices across Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and South East Asia, the organization transforms economies by identifying and supporting high-potential (or "high-impact") entrepreneurs. Practicing a tested “mentor capitalist” model, Endeavor affiliates help entrepreneurs overcome barriers to growth by providing the key ingredients to success: mentorship; networks; strategic advice; talent; skills; access to smart capital; and inspiration. Guided by Endeavor, these entrepreneurs generate sustainable economic growth and jobs, become role models, and help nurture a culture of entrepreneurship which spurs investment and encourages people to innovate and think big.
Origin
Founded 1997 by Linda Rottenberg (current CEO) and Peter Kellner (current Board Member)
Headquarters
New York City (satellite offices in San Francisco, Dubai, and Singapore)
Summary
Endeavor is the global nonprofit that pioneered the concept of High-Impact Entrepreneurship in emerging markets.
Countries offices
Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Egypt, Greece, Indonesia, Jordan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Miami, Morocco, Peru, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, Uruguay, United Arab Emirates
Primary expansion targets
Southeast Asia, Middle East, Europe
Global Board Members
Edgar Bronfman, Jr. (Chairman), Linda Rottenberg, Michael Ahearn, Emilio Azcárraga Jean, Matt Bannick, Nick Beim, Matthew Brown, Wences Casares, J. Michael Cline, Paul Fribourg, Jason Green, Fadi Ghandour, Reid Hoffman, Peter Kellner, William McGlashan, Arif Naqvi, Joanna Rees, Nicolas Szekasy, Elliot Weissbluth, James Wolfensohn (emeritus).
Entrepreneurs
Having screened over 37,000 candidates, Endeavor currently serves 900+ Endeavor Entrepreneurs (or "High-Impact Entrepreneurs") representing 580+ companies.
Impact highlights
Endeavor Entrepreneurs have created 225,000+ high-quality jobs, and generated $6.0B in revenues.

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Greece's Kerstin Trikalitis, Co-Founder of Out There Media, Joins Jury at the 2014 Cannes Lions Festival

July 10th, 2014 — by admin

Endeavor Entrepreneur Kerstin Trikalitis, co-founder of Greece's Out There Media, was recently named to the jury in the "Mobile" category at the 2014 Cannes Lions Festival, a premiere international aw…

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Brazil's Bebê Store Announces Acquisition of Competitor Baby.com.br; Receives Investment From Endeavor Catalyst

July 24th, 2014 — by admin

Bebê Store, a leading online baby goods retailer in Brazil co-founded by Endeavor Entrepreneur Leonardo Simão, recently announced the acquisition of Baby.com.br, one of its main competitors in the…

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