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EndeavorLAB Cohort Four will focus on scaling Female entrepreneurs in the Miami ecosystem
MIAMI, FL – October 28, 2021 – Endeavor Miami, an affiliate of Endeavor global, a non-profit organization supporting high-impact entrepreneurs, announced today the 10 participating entrepreneurs for the fourth cohort of its accelerated growth program, EndeavorLAB. The two-month program will focus on female-led entrepreneurship and equipping founders with the right tools and skills to scale their ventures.
“I’m very excited to welcome these amazing women to our EndeavorLAB Cohort Four,” said Claudia Duran, Managing Director of Endeavor Miami. “The program encompasses the true nature of Endeavor’s goal to help entrepreneurs dream big and scale up. We look forward to supporting these companies in taking the next step in their growth journey.”
The EndeavorLAB program seeks to support early-stage companies based in the city of Miami with a market-tested business model and to accelerate their growth through access to seasoned mentors, workshops and exclusive content.
Once again, Endeavor Miami is honored to have the City of Miami as a partner providing full scholarships to all participants. Previously, Endeavor Miami and the City of Miami partnered to launch the first cohort of EndeavorLAB. The EndeavorLAB Program will take place virtually until further notice.
EndeavorLAB Cohort Four participants include:
Champion Lender Inc.: A mortgage brokerage dedicated to removing the barriers to home ownership for minority communities. The company is led by Founder and CEO Viola J. Carmona.
Glamo: A beauty on demand marketplace platform that provides clients with stylists in the comfort of their home. The company is led by Founder and CEO Rishielle Giscombe.
SaniGirl: A brand committed to female health and empowerment. Their products for women and girls revolutionize the use of the bathroom away from home. The company is led by CEO Susan Thompson and operates under InnoBrands International LLC.
Mo’s Bundt Cakes: A bundt cake-centric bakery delivering a selection of golden cakes draped with rich flavors such as Nutella, Dulce de Leche, Guava and their signature Cinnamon cake to Miami and beyond. Customers can choose from an assortment of sizes, flavors, and presentations––all packaged to maintain optimal freshness. The company is led by Founder, Mariolga Calderon and Co-Founder, Regina Lacayo.
Sebiya.io Inc.: An all-in-one Guest Experience System designed to empower Vacation Rental Companies with the technology needed to provide full-service travel experiences for their guests’ digitally. The company is led by Co-Founders, Samella Watson and Marco Gastello.
PHLOX: Your perfect companion in your digital transformation. Phlox provides the tools one needs to empower day-to-day operations, turning data into business knowledge. The company is led by Co-Founders, Maria Laura Francetich and Juan Jose Portela Zardetto.
The Lab Girl & Co: The Lab Girl & Co is taking over the hair care market by changing the way people feel about hair, introducing new steps into the hair care routine and redefining conventional Hair Products. They specialize in Hair Restoration with a Fun Twist – products are functional, vegan, science based, cruelty free and innovative. The company is led by CEO, Valentina Gomez, COO, Isabella Rodriguez and Co-Founder, Monica Fonseca. They operate under Two Soul Friends LLC.
Vital Tonics: A wellness company that provides relief for frustrated individuals experiencing symptoms such as pain, anxiety, and insomnia by offering alternative solutions in the form of cannabinoid infused products. The company is led by Founder, Natalie Bustamante.
Vivid Reality: A revolutionary company that archives real world assets and converts them into 3D NFTs. The company is led by Co-Founders, Vincenza Sorrentino and Francisco Balsells.
Voi Logistics: The company supports the global shift to sustainable transportation which includes automated ticket and toll resolution. The company is led by Co-Founders, Megan Broccoli and Gabriel Martinez.
Endeavor is the world’s leading community of high-impact entrepreneurs. Founded in 1997, Endeavor is a global organization with a mission to unlock the transformational power of entrepreneurship by selecting, supporting, and investing in the world’s top founders.
Today, Endeavor’s network spans nearly 40 countries and supports more than 2,000 entrepreneurs, whose companies generate combined revenues of over $28 billion US, have created more than 3.9 million jobs, and, in 2020, raised over $4 billion US in capital. Endeavor’s unique entrepreneur-first model and network of trust provide a platform for founders to dream big, scale up, and pay it forward to the next generation of entrepreneurs. Learn more about Endeavor at https://endeavor.org/.
About Endeavor Miami
The Endeavor Miami affiliate was established in 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 close to $340M in revenues and over 3,000 jobs in South Florida in 2020. With the addition of its newest companies, the affiliate currently supports 32 companies and 51 entrepreneurs, such as Nearpod, Cameo, NovoPayment and Wyncode. Learn more about Endeavor Miami at https://endeavormiami.org/.
For media inquiries or to request an interview with Endeavor Miami and the competition participants, please contact Daniel Benjamin at [email protected] or Lauren Berger at [email protected].
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