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Endeavor Insight completed one of the largest studies ever conducted on entrepreneurship communities. This research was funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in order to answer the following question: How can decision-makers empower local entrepreneurship communities to become more productive?


By Hamza Shad and Martin Pickering

A new report by Endeavor Insight, with support from the Lemelson Foundation and Small Foundation, draws on the experiences of successful founders to understand how entrepreneurial agriculture companies can maximize their impact in developing countries. …


Adolfo Babatz, Founder and CEO of Clip, raised Mexico’s first $100 million venture capital round backed by General Atlantic and Softbank in 2019, before becoming the country’s third unicorn. He is an investor in Endeavor Catalyst, and is a Board Member of Endeavor Mexico.

By Jackie Carmel, Managing Director of Endeavor Catalyst

On June 10th, Mexico minted its third unicorn: Clip. The Mexican payments fintech targeting small and midsize companies, led by Adolfo Babatz, raised $250 million from SoftBank’s Latin American fund and Viking Global Investors, achieving a $2 billion valuation. The news broke…


Photo Credit: Emma Simpson on Unsplash

By Marc Cho, Jackie Carmel, Brynn Chavez

May is mental health awareness month.

In a cinematic retelling of the panicked early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, future audiences may gawk at a world of overnight travel bans, a run on toilet paper, and an NBA Finals played in front of cardboard cutouts of fans. …


A cohort of the top founders in Endeavor’s portfolio

Endeavor is thrilled to announce the 2021 class of Outliers, a year-long experience that brings together a cohort of the top founders in Endeavor’s portfolio for curated opportunities to connect with each other and top mentors in the network. …


By Kirk Benson, Endeavor Chief of Staff

Lessons from Selection is an essay series in which we explore some of the most poignant advice our founders receive during Endeavor’s International Selection Panels.

Depth Not Breadth: Why Focus Is Important.

OG Endeavor mentor and Baker Foundation Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, Bill Sahlman, likes to say that the world has unlimited problems…


By Kirk Benson, Endeavor Chief of Staff

Lessons from Selection is an essay series in which we explore some of the most poignant advice our founders receive during Endeavor’s International Selection Panels.

Providing opportunities for entrepreneurs to make peer-to-peer connections is a key part of Endeavor’s model. Photo by Kieran Kesner.

There has never been a better time to be an entrepreneur. It has nothing to do with barriers to entry, access to capital, or even…


An interview with Aldi Haryopratomo by Jackie Carmel, Managing Director, Endeavor Catalyst

With recent investments from Google, Facebook, and Microsoft making headlines, Indonesia’s tech scene has exploded onto the world stage in 2020. …


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By Jackie Carmel and Sophie Kronk

They say if you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day, but if you teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime. While this maxim generally holds true, it has proven inaccurate in the context of education for workforce readiness and development. If…


By Jackie Carmel, Managing Director, Endeavor Catalyst

Tomatoes growing in AppHarvest’s Morehead, Ky., tech-powered greenhouse facility. | Photo credit: AppHarvest

The United States is one of the world’s leaders in fresh tomato production. In 2015, the U.S. produced 2.7 billion pounds of fresh tomatoes, mostly in Florida and California, which only satisfied around 40% of the (growing!) domestic demand.

The United States is also one of the world’s leaders in…

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