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Mr. Tarek Sadi Managing Director Endeavor Lebanon Lebanon Economic Forum Session IV Supporting SMEs and Entrepreneurs. Tel: +961 1 780200 Fax: +961 1 780206 P.O. Box 113-6194 Hamra, Beirut 1103 2100 Lebanon Contact: Ms. Eva Dirany eva.dirany@ iktissad.com. Endeavor Overview: - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Tel: +961 1 780200 Fax: +961 1 780206 P.O. Box 113-6194 Hamra, Beirut 1103 2100 Lebanon Contact: Ms. Eva Dirany eva.dirany@iktissad.com

Mr. Tarek SadiManaging DirectorEndeavor Lebanon

Lebanon Economic ForumSession IV Supporting SMEs and EntrepreneursAn Introduction to Endeavor

Endeavor Overview: The Role of High-Impact EntrepreneursOur Mission

Our Results

Today in 17 countries with 10 more by 2015Identifying High-Impact Entrepreneurs in the small and medium enterprise (SME) space

Our programs address the challenges entrepreneurs face around the world to provide access to

So, does it work?COMPANYKEY METRICSTHE ENDEAVOR EFFECTAirTies (Turkey)Provides wireless solutions for residential and small business markets

466% growth in revenue and 473% growth in jobs since selectionFacilitated strategic partnerships in Egypt and GreeceHelped AirTies secure major financing from angel investorsLinked entrepreneur to Inc. Magazine, which subsequently wrote an extensive feature on the company

Patagon (Argentina)Argentinas first online broker27,000% growth in revenue and 9,275% growth in jobs since 1998 selectionPatagon needed US$100K in financing and was turned down by 30 investors; through Endeavor connections, the company attracted US$4 millionOne year later, the entrepreneur sold a majority stake in Patagon to Banco Santander at a US$750 million valuation.Spoleto (Brazil)High-end fast food franchise6,039% growth in revenue and 3,221% growth in jobs since 2003 selectioneMBA helped with expansion strategy; Spoleto now has 250 branches in Brazil, 23 in Mexico, and 3 in SpainHas received tens of hours of mentoring on issues ranging from ownership restructuring, operations, and legal issuesJeeran (Jordan)Local reviews website8 million unique visitors a monthEndeavor took Jeeran to Silicon Valley where they met David McClure, the founder of 500 Startups9 months later, 500 Startups invested in Jeeran, marking its first investment in the MENA regionWhat does this mean for Lebanon?Endeavor Analysis: Regression based on OECD data and definitions

The End Game: The Multiplier Effect

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