Welcome to the magic of Endeavor!
This is the first edition of Endeavor Nigeria’s monthly newsletter. Since we launched the office in March, the team and network have grown significantly. Endeavor’s goal in any ecosystem is to catalyse a movement in high-impact entrepreneurship (leaders who are thinking big, have proven their ability to scale companies and have a ‘giveback’ mindset that benefits the next generation of founders). There are now 1,768 Endeavor Entrepreneurs (EEs) globally, leading 1,106 companies in 33 high-growth markets. You can read more on Endeavor Global’s website here.
Last week, we welcomed the first two EEs in Nigeria, after a months-long selection process that culminated in Endeavor’s 83rd ISP in Athens, Greece. Etop Ikpe (Cars45) and Elizabeth Rossiello (BitPesa) are building two very different businesses that are supporting economic growth in Nigeria in important ways. We profile Etop and Elizabeth in our November and December newsletters.
Within the Endeavor Nigeria network, we are honoured to now have the support of 14 business leaders with varied experience and expertise with some of Nigeria’s most successful organisations including KPMG, Bain & Co, Seven Up Bottling Company, Chapel Hill Denham, Chellarams Group and Interswitch, and we continue to grow our high-quality mentor network at pace.
As you can tell, the team has been busy! Feel free to send us any recommendations, feedback, comments or questions by email or social media, and we look forward to staying in touch.
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