Peter B. Kellner

Founder & Managing Partner; Endeavor Global, Co-Founder

Peter Kellner, who co-founded Endeavor in 1997, is Founder and Managing Partner of Richmond Global Ventures (RGV), a venture capital firm targeting early stage investments in the U.S. and Europe, and growth stage investments in emerging markets. Outside North America, RGV invests in and works exclusively with Endeavor’s network of companies globally to source and scale leading edge businesses transforming their markets and regions. His historical track record in venture capital (3.2x) has produced several billion dollar exits from his early and growth stage investments. More at

Mr. Kellner is a board member of Rubicon Global, Inc,, Market Realist, Inc, and Restorando, Inc.,.He is on the non-profit boards of Endeavor Global, Endeavor Jordan, Endeavor Miami, and Endeavor Louisville; BizCorps (an emerging markets business developer founded by former OPIC President, Rob Mosbacher), and Ashoka Youth Venture. He is a Trustee of the Allen-Stevenson School in New York. He is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations; Crown Fellow, The Aspen Institute; and Member, Pacific Council on International Policy (PCIP). In 2009, he was selected as a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.

He received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and was a Fulbright Scholar to Hungary after college. There, he founded Hungary’s Environmental Management & Law Association (EMLA), a leading organization today in Central Europe shaping environmental law & policy. Subsequently, he received a J.D. from Yale Law School and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He has lectured on entrepreneurship in Princeton’s Engineering Department for the last 14 years and provided the funding to establish Princeton University’s E-Lab for student startups.

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