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Endeavor selected six entrepreneurs leading four companies at its 42nd virtual International Selection Panel (ISP) held December 11-13, 2023. The organization now supports 2,546 entrepreneurs from 1,562 companies in 42 markets around the world.

Each ISP is the culmination of a rigorous, multi-step selection process to identify high-impact entrepreneurs from all over the world. We seek founders with the greatest growth potential, as well as those who commit to reinvesting time and resources into their local entrepreneurial ecosystems to help build the next generation of entrepreneurs, sparking a Multiplier Effect. During the ISP, panelists interview entrepreneurs about their businesses and evaluate their potential for high-impact growth. The panelists then discuss the candidates and vote whether to select them to become Endeavor Entrepreneurs.

Panelists

Endeavor would like to thank our panelists:

Yancey Spruill, DigitalOcean (Endeavor Colorado board member); Ken Njoroge, PANI (Endeavor Entrepreneur); Pieter de Villiers, Clickatell (Endeavor Entrepreneur); Dayu Dara Permata, Pinhome (Endeavor Entrepreneur); Eduardo della Maggiora, Betterfly (Endeavor Entrepreneur); Eduardo Ourivio, Grupo Trigo (Endeavor Entrepreneur); Israel Salmen, Méliuz (Endeavor Entrepreneur); Meghna Mann, MetaMap (Endeavor Entrepreneur); Parker Treacy, Cobli (Endeavor Entrepreneur); Erin Renzas, Prosus Group; and Pedro Arnt, dLocal.

Our New Entrepreneurs

Learn more about our new Endeavor Entrepreneurs below.

PostEx

Entrepreneur: Muhammad “Omer” Khan
Industry: Logistics & Fintech
Endeavor Office: Pakistan

PostEx enables e-commerce businesses to reach out to more customers, takes care of all end-to-end delivery needs, and provides them with needed growth and working capital.

In Pakistan, the fifth most populous country in the world, the e-commerce industry is growing in popularity. However, the banking industry in the region has typically avoided providing growth capital to these small and medium enterprises—hindering expansion and operations due to their traditional cash-on-delivery business models. Founded in 2021, PostEx is helping build the infrastructure needed for e-commerce in Pakistan. It combines first, mid, and last-mile logistic services with the ability to access growth capital for e-commerce stores.

Co-founder and CEO Muhammad Omer Khan was born in a rural, agricultural region of Pakistan. To get his education, he moved to London for a time, eventually getting financial services and consulting positions at Ernst & Young and then Bayut.com, UAE’s largest real estate portal. However, while living abroad he had a lot of trouble sending packages and remittances back home, which could take over a month to arrive. Joining with two other co-founders, he decided to pursue PostEx to help solve some of Pakistan’s delivery problems.

Prex

Entrepreneur: Alfredo Bruce
Industry: Fintech
Endeavor Office: Uruguay

Prex is a Uruguay-based neobank that operates across Uruguay, Argentina, and Peru. It is on a mission to democratize access to digital financial services across Latin America’s frontier markets.

Founded in 2015, Prex has amassed more than 2.4 million customers, granted over half a million loans, and currently serves hundreds of thousands of monthly active users. The company offers its customers a multi-currency account, an international debit card, personal loans, investment products, and cross-border payments and remittances. Prex was the first licensed e-money issuer in Uruguay and one of the first of its kind in LatAm.

Co-founder and CEO Alfredo Bruce has more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry and a history of entrepreneurship. His first company, Fortex Financial Services, was a more traditional brick-and-mortar financial services company specializing in foreign exchange, bill payments, and international payments. After running it for more than 10 years, he began to see the potential in digital banking, eventually deciding to start Prex to help increase access to financial services in frontier LatAm.

Simetrik

Entrepreneurs: Alejandro Casas and Santiago Gomez
Industry: B2B Software-as-a-Service
Endeavor Office: Colombia

Simetrik aims to revolutionize financial operations and accounting workflows with its innovative no-code software, leveraging big data to automate and streamline processes.

Founded in 2019, the Colombian platform significantly enhances visibility and control, giving financial teams greater adaptability, flexibility, and scalability. The company processes 200 million daily transactions in more than 30 countries, serving blue chip clients such as Mercado Libre, PayU, Nubank, Ualá, and Rappi, among others.

Founders Alejandro Casas and Santiago Gomez met through Endeavor. Alejandro was the CTO of Mesfix, an Endeavor company, and Santiago was part of the team at Endeavor Colombia. When Alejandro founded another company, Ropeo, Santiago advised and invested, then joined the team. Eventually, they pivoted to Simetrik.

Tookitaki

Entrepreneurs: Abhishek Chatterjee and Jeeta Bandopadhyay
Industry: B2B Software – Security
Endeavor Office: Indonesia

Tookitaki aims to help banks and fintech companies stay ahead of the curve in financial crime detection and prevention by providing them with adaptive technology.

Founded in 2014, the Singapore company’s technology provides clients with holistic risk coverage, sharper detection, and fewer false alerts. Tookitaki has monitored more than 4 billion transactions across 375 million accounts, and processed 1.5 million alerts. It has also formed a strategic partnership with Endeavor Entrepreneur company, Thunes, which led its recent Series B fundraising round.

Co-founder and CEO Abhishek Chatterjee began his career at Google and worked at JPMorgan during the 2008 financial crisis, which got him interested in regulatory issues and fraud. Eventually he realized that it’s more effective for banks to come together to root out fraud than rely on independent regulators. Co-founder and COO Jeeta Bandopadhyay took a different career pathway. She is a self-taught technology expert who began her career in media, and developed an interest in entrepreneurship after writing a story on startups. She met Abhishek and the two founded an advertising technology company in India before pivoting industries to found Tookitaki.

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