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Beth Robertson

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Beth is a member of the Global Network team based in Endeavor’s San Francisco office. A graduate of Cornell University and Mount Holyoke College, Beth brings a wide range of experiences to her role with Endeavor. Beth’s passions meet at the intersection of entrepreneurship and economic development. Prior to joining Endeavor, Beth was the operations coordinator for a venture group that organizes pitch programs to connect early-stage companies with the Silicon Valley venture community.

Beth has over 6 years of experience living and working in emerging market countries including: India, Nepal, Uganda, South Africa, and Kenya. Most recently, Beth spent three months in East Africa as a fellow with Women’s Earth Alliance where she was responsible for coordinating two international water and sanitation conferences and supporting 70 safe water practitioners. In South Africa, Beth co-managed the creation and roll out of a venture-backed mobile financial services company for unbanked, peri-urban trader communities. As a Fulbright Scholar, Beth spent a year working with Ashoka’s Nepal office, where she managed fellow profiles and worked in the field with Ashoka Fellows. Prior to that she spent over three years working in Nepal as a coordinator of Cornell University’s Nepal Abroad Program, and livelihood development coordinator with domestic non-profit organizations.

Outside of the office, Beth works with youth in East Oakland to encourage their entrepreneurial spirit and to cultivate their passion for social justice work. When she is not Endeavoring, she is an avid hiker, singer (who has auditioned for the X-Factor) and explorer who can be found in the mountains surrounding the Bay Area.

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Endeavor Convenes Managing Directors from 20 Countries for Leadership Retreat

August 17th, 2014 — by admin

During the  54th Endeavor International Selection Panel in New York, Endeavor convened managing directors from all 20 of its affiliate offices for an annual MD Retreat. The aim of the program was to f…

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South Africa’s Vinny Lingham Announces Acquisition of Gyft, His Third Venture, By First Data

August 1st, 2014 — by admin

Mobile gift card provider Gyft, founded by Endeavor Entrepreneur Vinny Lingham, recently announced its acquisition by First Data, a payment technology solutions provider. Based in San Francisco, Gyft …

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