Endeavor - Lebanon
Tarek Sadi is Managing Director of Endeavor Lebanon, the Lebanese affiliate of a New York Based NGO that identifies and supports High Impact Entrepreneurs to transform emerging markets economies. In his role, he works with Lebanon's top high-growth entrepreneurs and business community leaders to accelerate economic expansion, job creation, and role model recognition in Lebanon.
Tarek has a particular interest in companies with disruptive business models that can create greater efficiency by overcoming structural barriers in emerging markets. These are typical technology driven, consumer facing businesses.
As an individual, Tarek is invested in a number of early-stage companies from web analytics to e-commerce. Prior to joining Endeavor, Tarek was a managing partner at the first VC fund in Lebanon, a corporate finance advisor in the digital space in Europe, and established and sold two businesses in Mexico.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Tarek is a graduate of the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown from where he holds a Bachelor's degree in international politics and economics. Tarek also holds an MBA from London Business School.
Ben was also involved in and launched a number of charitable initiatives including Lebanon United a fundraising group focus on rebuilding schools and health clinics in impoverished areas in Lebanon.
Tarek served his fellowship at Endeavor Lebanon under the mentorship of Fernando Fabre (Class 14), President of Endeavor Global. He is a member of Class 17.