- Mandelbaum will provide strategic direction for Endeavor Miami’s continuous growth, selecting and providing services to Florida’s high-impact entrepreneurs
MIAMI, FL (June 9th, 2020) – Endeavor Miami announced today that Abi Mandelbaum has joined the Endeavor Miami Board of Directors. Mandelbaum is an experienced entrepreneur and the co-founder of YouVisit, an immersive technology company. He was selected as an Endeavor Entrepreneur in 2017.
“It is an honor to welcome Abi to our board of directors for this next chapter of Endeavor Miami’s growth,” said Andres Moreno, co-chair of the Endeavor Miami Board of Directors. “We are thrilled to have Abi join us and offer his unique insight representing Endeavor Entrepreneurs on how we can continue selecting and supporting the best of Florida’s entrepreneurs.”
Mandelbaum is a successful entrepreneur in the technology and education space. Most recently, he was the co-founder and CEO of YouVisit, an immersive technology company, which under his leadership grew to become an industry leader and was acquired in December 2019 by EAB and Vista Equity Partners, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious Private Equity firms.
“As an Endeavor Entrepreneur, I experienced firsthand not only how Endeavor helps companies scale, but also how it helps entrepreneurs become more effective leaders, executives, and contributing members of society,” said Mandelbaum. “I look forward to supporting both Endeavor Miami and its entrepreneurs.”
Endeavor is a non-profit organization that supports high-impact entrepreneurs around the world in order to transform economies on a local and global scale. Having launched its operation in September 2013 as the first U.S. affiliate of Endeavor Global, Endeavor Miami possesses an active local board of business leaders that believe high-impact entrepreneurship can transform Miami.
The Endeavor Miami Board of Directors now includes:
- Andres Moreno (Co-Chair)
- Ernest Bachrach (Co-Chair)
- Alberto Beeck
- Adriana Cisneros
- Daniel Echavarria
- Maurice R. Ferré, M.D.
- Matt Haggman
- Abi Mandelbaum
- Melissa Medina
- Raul Moas
- A.J. Nahmad
- Michael Simkins
Endeavor Miami’s objective is to accelerate the growth of high-impact entrepreneurs through access to mentors, talent, capital and markets. Endeavor Miami currently supports 22 companies and 38 entrepreneurs from diverse industries that will impact the South Florida economy through job creation and economic opportunities as they scale.
For more information on Endeavor Miami, or to nominate Miami entrepreneurs, please visit www.endeavormiami.org.
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 screened more than 60,000 individuals and 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 4.1 million jobs, generate more than $24 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 35+ growth markets throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and North America.
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