|[October 03, 2012]
18 High-Impact Entrepreneurs from Brazil, Chile, Greece, Egypt, Indonesia, Mexico and Turkey Join the Endeavor Network
ISTANBUL --(Business Wire)--
selected 18 High-Impact Entrepreneurs from seven countries at its
45th International Selection Panel. Endeavor now supports 726
High-Impact Entrepreneurs from 455 companies in 14 emerging and growth
market countries. The entrepreneurs were chosen at a Panel held from
"We attracted entrepreneur candidates from four continents to Istanbul,
representing the true breadth of Endeavor's efforts to identify and
support high impact entrepreneurs throughout the world," said Endeavor
co-founder and CEO Linda Rottenberg. "I'm especially thrilled to welcome
our first Endeavor Entrepreneurs from new affiliates we launched this
year in Indonesia and Greece."
The International Selection Panel is the culmination of a rigorous
multi-step Search & Selection process where top local and international
business leaders interview and then offer guidance to entrepreneur
candidates. Endeavor's next scheduled International Selection Panel will
be held in Miami in December. Post-selection, Endeavor provides
entrepreneurs with customized services provided by local business
mentors and volunteers from Fortune 500 consulting firms and top U.S.
business schools. Endeavor Entrepreneurs have had a significant track
record of creating thousands of jobs and building sustainable growth
models in their home countries.
Caio Bonatto, Beto Justus and Lucas Maceno
Tecverde constructs eco-friendly homes with a guarantee of short
construction time and low cost.
Company: G-Process (www.gprocess.cl)
Description: G-Process develops additives for use during
copper refining processes that increase the metal's value. The company's
DXG-F7 additive can add $100 to the value of each ton of copper on
average by improving the purity and appearance of copper produced.
DXG-F7 also vastly reduces the amount of water needed to complete the
Entrepreneur: Yasmine Shihata
Company: Enigma (www.enigma-mag.com)
Enigma is an Egyptian English-language magazine and e-commerce business
focusing on fashion, culture, travel, and key personalities in business,
politics and entertainment for a globally oriented reader.Enigma
magazine is available both in print and online in Egypt, Bahrain,
Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, UAE, and the UK.
Entrepreneurs: Mohamed Wahid, Ahmed El Kordy
Company: Mashaweer (www.mashaweeronline.com)
Mashaweer is the first personal assistance service company in Egypt, and
is dedicated to saving its clients' time and effort by acting as a
full-time personal assistant at a part-time cost. Mashaweer operates in
Alexandria and Cairo, and is beginning operations in Beirut this month.
Entrepreneurs: Nikos Kakavoulis & Phaedra Chrousos
Description: Daily Secret is a digital media company that
sends a daily curated email newsletter featuring city "secrets" related
to categories such as dining, entertainment, and shopping. The company
is in 16 cities across the world, each with its own edition, often in
the native language as well as English. Daily Secret is focused on
expanding to large cities in emerging markets to serve their young and
increasingly affluent populations.
Vincent Henry Iswaratioso
Company: Indomog (www.indomog.com)
Indomog is Indonesia's first comprehensive payment service provider
(PSP) for online transactions. Indomog has secured partnerships with the
majority of Indonesia's game distributors and several international tech
companies including Google (News - Alert) and Facebook.
Entrepreneur: Niki Luhur
Company: Kartuku (www.kartuku.co.id)
Kartuku provides payment processing solutions through secure and
reliable hardware, software, and service offerings. Kartuku manages and
services everything from data servers to point-of-sale payment devices.
This model provides banks, retail merchants, and payment agents with a
convenient "one-stop" solution for all their payment processing needs
along with built-in risk reduction mechanisms.
Entrepreneur: Aldi Haryopratomo
Company: Ruma (www.ruma.co.id)
Ruma has created a platform through which Indonesia's small, traditional
shops can buy and sell prepaid minutes via SMS. Ruma is now implementing
tools for market intelligence, bill payment, and mobile banking to fully
leverage their large network of over 4,000 active shops.
Entrepreneur: Ren� W. Lankenau & Luis Garza
Description: Advenio is a newly launched and quickly growing
company that provides professional daycare services to the employees of
Entrepreneur: Roger Viera
Company: Pounce Consulting (www.pounceconsulting.com)
Description: Pounce Consulting is a full-service IT
consulting, product design, and manufacturing option for companies with
complicated technical challenges. The company operates a full service
manufacturing and assembly facility, specializing in printed circuit
Entrepreneur: Atlug Acar
Hediyemo is Turkey's first and leading mobile and social gifting
platform. Customers can login through the Hediyomo website, mobile or a
Facebook (News - Alert) app and choose from 500 unique products and 300 gift cards in
varying prices ranges from 34 merchants.
Entrepreneurs: G�ktug Oguz, Haldun Uraz
Company: Unnado (www.unnado.com)
Description: Unnado is an e-commerce website that conducts
flash sales for baby and children's products for children up to the age
of 14. Working with suppliers to offer products at a significant
discount for the customer, Unnado sells clothing, supplies, toys, and
other products in three day sales on its website.
Hailed by New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman as "the best
anti-poverty program of all," Endeavor is leading the global movement to
catalyze long-term economic growth by selecting, mentoring, and
accelerating the best high-impact entrepreneurs around the world. To
date, Endeavor has screened more than 30,000 entrepreneurs and selected
726 individuals leading 455 high-impact companies.
With support from Endeavor's worldwide mentor network, these high-impact
-Have created over 200,000 jobs
-Generated over $5 billion in
revenues in 2011
-Inspire future generations to innovate and take
Headquartered in New York City, Endeavor currently operates in 16
countries throughout Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and
Southeast Asia. As the high-impact movement expands globally, Endeavor
will continue to prove that anyone with a big idea can succeed, from
Silicon Valley to Latin America, the Middle East, and beyond.
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