The Euromoney Lebanon Conference

Tarek Sadi

Managing Director

Endeavor Lebanon

Mr Tarek Sadi is the managing director of Endeavor Lebanon, an Economic Development non-profit focused on supporting outperforming entrepreneurs to create jobs and transform economies. He has extensive experience in venture capital and corporate finance in Middle East, Europe, and Latin America. Before Endeavor Tarek was co-founder and managing partner at MEVP, a Beirut-based venture capital fund, which invests in early stage opportunities in the Middle East. Before MEVP, at the emerging market private equity fund of Dubai International Capital (DIC), he invested in growth companies in the Middle East and Asia; he, in tandem, served on the investment committee of ABAN, DIC’s early stage fund. Before DIC, he was a partner at Access Media, a London-based venture firm, geared at investing in early stage technology and media start-ups where he lead investments in over 15 opportunities.  After earning his MBA, Tarek joined Merrill Lynch’s Mergers and Acquisitions team in London, focusing on the TMT sector. Tarek started his career in Mexico where he worked with TV Azteca acquiring television broadcasters in Latin America.  While living in Mexico, he co-founded, built and successfully exited two ventures in mobile content and automotive services. Tarek sits on the Board of Directors of five companies ranging from green technologies to e-commerce across the Middle East, Europe and North America and advisor to three venture capital funds. Tarek has a bachelors in Political Science and Economics from Georgetown University, and an MBA from London Business School. Tarek is also a Kauffman Fellow.

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