Catalyzing Conversations with Serhat Soyuerel
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
February 9, 2020 - KSA
In close collaboration with Endeavor Saudi Arabia, Endeavor Jordan hosted DealMakers 2020 in Riyadh, KSA, wrapping the largest edition of the region's flagship investor networking event with an outstanding record of 1000+ touch points established between investors and entrepreneurs
DealMakers 2020 convened 500 investors, entrepreneurs and key ecosystem enablers from 25 countries around the world, and of 32 nationalities. DealMakers 2020 was held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for the first time, as a collaborative effort between Endeavor Jordan and Endeavor Saudi Arabia with immense support from Endeavor offices around the world reaffirming the global’s network prime mission of supporting its high-impact entrepreneurs to scale their businesses across borders.
March 11-12, 2019
With attendance from 15 countries around the world, Endeavor Jordan's DealMakers event wrapped up after two days of networking activities connecting top local, regional, and international investors with the region’s most promising entrepreneurs. The event is the ideal environment for investors and business owners to collectively maximize the investment and divestment potential of startups and scaleups in the Arab world in general with a focus on Jordan.
DealMakers19 witnessed great presence of incubators, accelerators and key players in the entrepreneurial and investment sphere in Jordan and the region. Also present was an outstanding lineup of over 75 investors representing 45 Venture Capital and Private Equity Funds, and 25 Angel Investors, including an official delegation from the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), and 90 entrepreneurs from 74 startups.
November 7-8, 2016
In its 4th edition, DealMakers 2016 aimed to elevate the conversation between investors and entrepreneurs on how to collectively maximize the investment and divestment potential of Arab start-ups and scale-ups.Curated as a series of conversations and collective design exercises, MENA’s finest entrepreneurs and investors addressed both challenges and opportunities in an open dialogue.
November 7-8 , 2016
Connecting top international, regional and local investors with some of the technology sector’s most promising entrepreneurs, we have concluded DealMakers 2016, the fourth annual information and communications technology (ICT) investment matchmaking event.DealMakers 2016 aimed to elevate the conversation on how both investors and business owners can collectively maximize the investment and divestment potential of Arab start-ups and scale-ups.
Keynote talk by Careem Co-Founder
Yalla Let's Go! During Endeavor Jordan's 4th DealMakers event on 7&8 November, 2016, Mudassir Sheikha, Careem Co-founder and Managing Director shared the company's story and the dynamics behind finding a regional unicorn.
Day 2 of DealMakers 2016: Sharing their fundraising stories, war wounds and lessons learned are Ala' Alsallal of Jamalon, Hussam Hammo of Tamatem, Khalil Shadid of ReserveOut, and Mohammed Shaker of ArabiaWeather, in a discussion panel moderated by Laith Zureikat of Arzan Capital.
November 20, 2015
Endeavor Jordan hosted its 3rd annual DealMakers event, bringing together over 50 of MENA’s most promising entrepreneurs and 40 top regional and international investors to share ICT industry knowledge and connect for a day of expert-led workshops and speed-networking sessions.
Opening Talk by Ronaldo Mouchawar
"How MENA's Top Marketplace Drives the Market Pace"
DealMakers 2015 kicked off with CEO & Co-Founder of Souq.com, Ronaldo Mouchawar, chatting to Editor-In-Chief of Entrepreneur Magazine ME, Fida Chaaban, about Souq.com's growth journey & influence on MENA's entrepreneurial ecosystem.
DealMakers 2015 Photos
DealMakers is an exclusive, engaging and fun annual investment match-making platform hosted by Endeavor Jordan. DealMakers 2015 brought MENA’s most promising entrepreneurs and top local, regional and international investors together, to share ICT industry knowledge and connect for a day of expert-led workshops and speed-networking sessions.
2014 DealMakers' Weekend
Over 60 entrepreneurs and investors from across the region participated in the DealMakers’ Weekend event, co-organized by Endeavor Jordan and the Information and Communications Technology Association of Jordan (int@j). The 2-day event presented a unique platform to interact, network and exchange experiences and expertise.
2013 Invest in ICT
March 6, 2013
Over 30 investors and 30 ICT companies from both Jordan and the MENA region met at the 1st ‘Invest in ICT’ event, an exclusive investment matchmaking platform co-organized by Endeavor Jordan and the Information and Communications Technology Association of Jordan (int@j). The event was hosted at the MENA ICT Forum 2013, entitled ‘Arab ICT Spring: Realizing Potential’ and held under the patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II.
Catalyzing Conversations with
October 5, 2020
"Building a Global Chain & Responding to Humanity amidst Crisis", a virtual Catalyzing Conversations evening held in collaboration with Endeavor South Africa, featuring Robert Brozin, Founder of Nando's.
Endeavor Jordan's Webinar with Patrick McGinnis
May 5, 2020
"Making decisions when it matters most"
A webinar session ft. venture capitalist & author of The 10% Entrepreneur, Patrick McGinnis, best known for coining the term FOMO.
Catalyzing Conversations with James Mi
July 16, 2019
We hosted James Mi as a guest speaker at one of our Catalyzing Conversations events. James Mi was ranked by Forbes as one of the top venture capitalists in China. He Co-Founded Lightspeed China Partners, a leading China-focused early-stage venture capital firm with about $1.5B under management.
Catalyzing Conversations with Patrick McGinnis Photos
November 12, 2018
We were glad to host global Endeavor Mentor, International Selection Panelist, and Endeavor Jordan's dear friend Patrick McGinnis, author of the 10% Entrepreneur, and Founder & Managing Partner of Dirigo Advisors for an evening of 'Catalyzing Conversations'.
Catalyzing Conversations with Michael Wakileh
September 9, 2018
An insightful evening with one exceptional entrepreneur; our Board Member Michael Wakileh, CEO and Co-Founder of ProgressSoft Corporation, moderated by our other Board Member Maher Kaddoura.
Catalyzing Conversations - Michael Wakileh -
A great evening with our board member Micheal Wakileh who has shared his most inspirational entrepreneurial journey and how he remained focused on the company goals throughout the years to become a global software development company for imaging technology and real-time payments solutions.
Catalyzing Conversations with Charif Mzayek
May 31, 2016
We hosted our network for the 3rd Catalyzing Conversations; an event by Endeavor Jordan, where our entrepreneurs get to share their success stories. This edition hosted Charif Mzayek who shared the growth journey of Alissar Flowers while being moderated by our Vice Chairman Maher Kaddoura.
Catalyzing Conversations with Charif Mzayek
Charif Mzayek, an Endeavor entrepreneur since 2014, goes through the growth journey of successes and challenges of Alissar Flowers with our board member Maher Kaddoura.
We hosted our network for the a Catalyzing Conversations evening, an event by Endeavor Jordan, where our entrepreneurs get to share their stories. This edition hosted Charif Mzayek who shared the growth journey of Alissar Flowers.
June 9, 2015
Endeavor Jordan hosted 'Catalyzing Conversations', a multi-tiered event featuring a series of interactive and motivational discussions with international and regional business leaders and entrepreneurs from the global Endeavor Network.
Endeavor Jordan hosted the second annual ‘Catalyzing Conversations’ event in collaboration with the 59th Endeavor International Selection Panel in Amman. ‘Catalyzing Conversations’ is a multi-tiered event featuring a series of interactive and motivational discussions with business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors from Endeavor’s regional and global network.
Catalyzing Conversations at MENA ICT Forum
November 12-13, 2014
In partnership with DASH Ventures and Silicon Badia, the event featured moderated discussions with four inspirational speakers who shared their unique stories and life lessons, followed by a Q&A.
Catalyzing Conversations with Khaled Ismail
November 12, 2014
Khaled Ismail, Founder of SySDSoft (acquired by Intel in July 2011), Angel Investor and former Chairman of Endeavor Egypt, chats with Hala Fadel, Managing Partner at Leap VC, on how to build innovative & scalable businesses in MENA.
Catalyzing Conversations with Ahmed Nassef
Ahmed Nassef, is a long-time entrepreneur and emerging markets Internet executive, and current founder and CEO of Vyu, Inc. He was previously the Vice President and Managing Director of Yahoo! Middle East & Africa and is the former VP of the Maktoob Group.
Catalyzing Conversations with Yousef Tuqan
November 13, 2014
Yousef Tuqan is the former CEO of Flip Media and current Chief Innovation Officer at Leo Burnett MENA. Here is Yousef's fireside chat with Ramzi Halaby, Co-Founder of The Online Project, discussing the story of Flip Media and his advise on prepping for an exit.
Rama Chakaki, Founder & CEO of Baraka Media, talks with Ahmed Moor, Co-Founder of Liwwa.com, about her journey as a social entrepreneur.
WORKSHOPS & TRAINING SESSIONS
Endeavor Entrepreneurs' Staff Leadership Workshop with Endeavor Jordan Board Member and Mentor, Maher Kaddoura
Building a Global Brand Session
August 12, 2020
A session on Building a Global Brand delivered by Rania Abu Khader, CEO and Founder of Studio Be. Rania has over 25 years of professional experience in the fields of marketing and corporate communications, brand development, branding and design, entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility.
A Financial Training session for our portfolio Entrepreneurs and their executive staff on Financial Monitoring, Forecasting and Best Practices. The 90 minute session, which has been delivered by financial expert Hamed Al Masri and Endeavor staff member Sama Yaish, resulted in a great deal of valuable tools that can be used including liquidity & profitability ratios, unit economics & cash cycle management.
Value Proposition Design Workshop
June 22, 2017
Workshop facilitated by Ed Capaldi, which covered using the Value Proposition Canvas, a tool used by corporates and startups to validate existing value propositions or test/innovate new ones., as well as digging deep into the CORE customer profile, brand promise, the key driver of strategic planning and execution.
Brand Camp Workshop
January 21, 2017
Endeavor held Brand Camp, a joint workshop with Zain Jordan. The workshop aimed at multiplying impact through building brand thinking capabilities.It was facilitated by Anne Miltenburg, founder of The Brandling.
December 16, 2019
Celebrating a Decade of Endeavor Jordan
On December 16th, we celebrated Endeavor’s 10 year anniversary in an intimate and vibrate evening with our high-impact entrepreneurs, mentors, board members, and community supporters.
December 16, 2018
With 2018 coming to an end, thank yous are in order to our most supportive network. On December 4th, we celebrated our high-impact entrepreneurs, mentors, board members, partners and friends, who are all firm believers in our mission of supporting innovative scale-ups that generate quality jobs, and propel sustainable growth.
December 13, 2016
Endeavor Jordan celebrated its network of high-impact entrepreneurs, mentors, board members and friends. This year's event was a special tribute to our outgoing Chairman Ali Al Husry, who has served as Chairman since 2009.
Endeavor Jordan celebrated its network of high-impact entrepreneurs, mentors, board members and friends.
This year's video was a special tribute from Endeavor's high-impact entrepreneurs to our outgoing Chairman Ali Al Husry.
December 8, 2015
We hosted a dinner to celebrate our entrepreneurs' successes over the past year, and to say thank you to the Endeavor Jordan mentor network for all their support.
Endeavor Jordan Entrepreneurs celebrate their business successes of 2015.
Laser Tag Challenge
December 18, 2018
A fun evening challenging the adrenaline levels of our entrepreneurs and their staff! Endeavor Jordan's Laser Tag Challenge!
June 5, 2018
Ramadan Iftar with our amazing network of entrepreneurs, mentors and board members at Endeavor Entrepreneur Omar Tabbaa's Deeritna Restaurant.
October 18, 2017
An evening filled with ultimate positivity and vibrant energy at our e-Meetup.
Office Warming Cocktail Reception
A fun evening welcoming our network into our new offices.
Scaling Up Jordan
July 8, 2018
Endeavor Jordan and Strategy& Middle East (formerly Booz & Company), part of the PwC network held a joint event on Sunday, July 8, on the problems of scaling up small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. There was a specific focus on Jordan, with discussion about how to build a supportive entrepreneurial and investment ecosystem.
Scaling Up Jordan - Photos
Reshaping the Entrepreneurial Journey of Females in Jordan
Endeavor Jordan published a research paper that aims to propose measures to help reshape the entrepreneurial journey of females in Jordan, to enable more women to become successful entrepreneurs
Jordan Business Migration Survey
January 31, 2017
Endeavor Jordan held an event titled "Jordan's Business Migration," where he findings of a recent survey we conducted to gauge entrepreneur sentiment on Jordan as a business base were shared; which was later followed by a dynamic, interactive, group conversation in a “fishbowl” format to explore possible solutions to tackle this matter in order to ensure top talent and jobs are retained in Jordan.
Alissar Flowers Advisory Board
Endeavor works with entrepreneurs and a team of advisors pulled from our mentor network.
The Advisory Board provides sessions of in-depth counseling and guidance on strategy, industry, and specific topics of interest to help entrepreneurs grow their business efficiently.
INTERNATIONAL SELECTION PANELS IN JORDAN
Endeavor's 59th ISP
June 9-11, 2015
Endeavor Jordan hosted the 59th International Selection Panel (ISP) in Amman where 20 High-Impact Entrepreneurs from 15 companies from across 10 countries were selected to join the network.
This video showcases the success story of Endeavor Jordan through the eyes of its board members, entrepreneurs and management.
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