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Endeavor Miami announced today that Fabio Knijnik, Endeavor Entrepreneur from Brazil, joins the Endeavor Miami family with his second company SellersFunding. Endeavor Miami will support Fabio in his new venture.
“We are very excited to welcome Fabio into our local network, he is a successful entrepreneur and we look forward to supporting him in the process of scaling his second company, now in the US.” said Managing Director, Claudia Durán.
Born and raised in Brazil, Fabio Knijnik always aspired to become an entrepreneur. A business major, Fabio started his professional career at local food processing company, Sadia, before founding his first venture.
In 2010, he joined his brother, Daniel, to launch Knijnik Engineering, an engineering design company in Sao Paulo, that they would grow to more than 1,000 employees. In 2015, Fabio became an Endeavor Entrepreneur at the 62nd International Selection Panel in Mexico. A year later, they successfully exited their company. Post-exit, Fabio moved to the US where he co-founded SellersFunding in 2017. He currently leads the company as CTO.
SellersFunding is disrupting the e-commerce market by democratizing access to financial solutions for fast-growing online merchants. Through its digital platform, the company offers fast and easy access to multiple, customized credit and payment solutions. To date, SellersFunding has partnered with 500+ sellers across the US and UK.
Endeavor Miami launched in September 2013 with the support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation as the first U.S. affiliate of Endeavor Global. Endeavor Miami’s entrepreneurs generated more than $250 million in revenues and created close to 3,000 jobs in South Florida in 2019. With the addition of its newest companies, the affiliate currently supports 22 companies and 38 entrepreneurs.
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Established in 1997, Endeavor is leading the global high-impact entrepreneurship movement to drive economic growth and job creation by selecting, mentoring, and accelerating the best high-impact entrepreneurs around the world. To date, Endeavor has selected more than 2,000 founders leading over 1,200 scale-up companies. With support from Endeavor’s worldwide mentor network, Endeavor Entrepreneurs have created over 3 million jobs, generate more than $20 billion in revenue each year, and inspire future generations to innovate and take risks, building strong entrepreneurship ecosystems in growth markets. Headquartered in New York City, Endeavor currently operates in 37 growth markets throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and North America.
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