Endeavor Insight, with support from the Lemelson Foundation and Small Foundation, examines innovative companies in agriculture to understand how they can maximize their impact.
On June 10th, Mexico minted its third unicorn: Clip. The Mexican payments fintech targeting small and midsize companies, led by Adolfo Babatz, raised $250 million from SoftBank’s Latin American fund and Viking Global Investors.
In a cinematic retelling of the panicked early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, future audiences may gawk at a world of overnight travel bans, a run on toilet paper, and an NBA Finals played in front of cardboard cutouts of fans.
OG Endeavor mentor and Baker Foundation Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, Bill Sahlman, likes to say that the world has unlimited problems, and luckily for us, entrepreneurs view those problems as opportunities.
There has never been a better time to be an entrepreneur. It has nothing to do with barriers to entry, access to capital, or even access to high speed internet, but of course all of those things are important.
With recent investments from Google, Facebook, and Microsoft making headlines, Indonesia’s tech scene has exploded onto the world stage in 2020.
They say if you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day, but if you teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime. While this maxim generally holds true, it has proven inaccurate in the context of education for workforce readiness.
The United States is one of the world’s leaders in fresh tomato production. In 2015, the U.S. produced 2.7 billion pounds of fresh tomatoes, mostly in Florida and California, which only satisfied around 40% of the (growing!) domestic demand.
2021 is off to the races, and while the macro-economic backdrop continues to be challenging for many, there has never been a better time to back great entrepreneurs who are leveraging technology to create the jobs of the future.
In the 16th and early 17th centuries, cartographers would often include elaborate drawings of sea monsters and other mythical creatures in their maps to denote unknown or unexplored territories.