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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 growth markets. Headquartered in New York City, with 22 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 40,000 candidates, Endeavor currently serves 1,000+ Endeavor Entrepreneurs (or "High-Impact Entrepreneurs") representing 600+ companies.
Impact highlights
Endeavor Entrepreneurs have created 400,000+ high-quality jobs, and generated $6.8B in revenues.

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Endeavor UAE Networking Event Brings Together 100+ Network Members and Business Leaders

May 27th, 2015 — by admin

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May 28th, 2015 — by admin

The Istanbul-based Iyzico, founded by Endeavor Entrepreneurs Barbaros Özbugutu and Tahsin Isın, raised a  $6.2 million Series B round of funding led by IFC, 212 and Speedinvest, with participation…

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