2020 Endeavor Impact Report

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H I G H - I M P A C T E N T R E P R E N E U R S L E A D A P AT H F O R W A R D 1 3 P UT TI N G T H E G R EEK T ECH ECOS YST E M O N T H E M A P N OVA C R E D I T, a fintech company led by Nicky Goulimis (left) that allows immigrants to bring their financial histories from one country to another, raised $50M from backers such as Ashton Kutcher, Alex Rodriguez, and U2's e Edge. In September, task automation software company S O F T O M O T I V E was acquired by Microsoft in a milestone deal, putting Greece's tech ecosystem on the map. L AU N CH I N G H O M EG ROW N T ECH N O LO G Y I NTO O UT ER S PACE Argentina's S AT E L LO G I C successfully launched ten satellites to provide cutting edge high-resolution earth observation data, while Italian company D - O R B I T (right) successfully delivered 12 earth-imaging "cubesats" to their intended orbits — including several bearing the Endeavor logo! B ECO M I N G T H E FI R ST U N I CO R N S I N U RU G UAY A N D M E X I CO D LO C A L , a leading cross-border payment platform connecting global merchants to emerging markets, secured a $200 million investment from General Atlantic, becoming the first unicorn company in Uruguay, while used car platform K AVA K (left) raised a new funding round in September to become the first unicorn in Mexico.

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