Eleven High-Impact Entrepreneurs from Chile,
Jordan, Mexico and Turkey Join the Endeavor
June 21, 2010 01:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time
ISTANBUL, Turkey--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Endeavor invited eleven High-Impact Entrepreneurs from
Chile, Jordan, Mexico and Turkey to join its network at its 35th International Selection Panel held in Istanbul,
Turkey. Endeavor now supports 517 High-Impact Entrepreneurs from 336 companies in 11 emerging market
These entrepreneurs were selected by top business leaders from Turkey, Jordan, South Africa, United Arab
Emirates, United States and Uruguay.
“Following the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship hosted by President Obama, this selection panel in Istanbul
affirms the importance of High-Impact Entrepreneurship,” said Endeavor Co-founder & CEO Linda Rottenberg.
“Endeavor is committed to identifying the most promising entrepreneurs in emerging markets and helping them scale
their businesses. These entrepreneurs will not only create value-added jobs that are necessary for any growing
economy, they will also inspire a culture of entrepreneurship in traditionally risk-averse environments.”
The International Selection Panel is the culmination of a rigorous multi-step Search & Selection process where top
business leaders interview and then offer guidance to entrepreneur candidates. Endeavor provides selected
entrepreneurs with customized services from successful business mentors, Fortune 500 consulting firms and top U.S.
Entrepreneur: Patricia Cuevas
Description: Socomal cultivates, processes and sells lupin, a legume popular in the Middle East. It is the world’s
largest lupin exporter, controlling nearly 30 percent of global exports.
Entrepreneurs: Omar Koudsi & Laith Zraikat
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