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Papadimitriou Company Joins Endeavor

endeavorA fifth Greek company joined the international network of Endeavor, as announced on May 13.

It is the company Papadimitriou from the food industry, the selection of which was made at the International Selection Panel (ISP) that took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina from May 6-8.

Papadimitriou Company, represented by the CEO Christos Papadimitriou, is a family business founded in 1939 in the Greek city of Kalamata to export currants from the Pelopponese region of Greece. In the late 1990′s, Papadimitriou transformed to become a producer of all-natural balsamic vinegars and mustards in unique Mediterranean flavors, all derived from currants.

Today it sells these value-added products in major supermarkets in Greece, where it is the balsamic vinegar market leader, as well as in 28 export markets, according to Endeavor Global’s website.

Endeavor selected 17 High-Impact Entrepreneurs from 11 companies from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Greece, Mexico, South Africa and Uruguay at its 48th International Selection Panel. Endeavor now supports 801 High-Impact Entrepreneurs from 500 companies in 15 emerging and growth market countries, as reported in Endeavor’s website.

The International Selection Panel (ISP) is the culmination of a rigorous multi-step selection process. At the ISP, top local and international business leaders interview candidates about their businesses and high-impact potential, and then vote on whether or not candidates become Endeavor Entrepreneurs.

Post-selection, Endeavor provides entrepreneurs with customized services, including introductions to local and international business mentors and volunteers from Fortune 500 consulting firms. Endeavor Entrepreneurs have had a significant track record of creating thousands of jobs and building sustainable growth models in their home countries.

Endeavor will host three additional International Selection Panels in 2013: Johannesburg, August 2013; Palo Alto, CA, October 2013 and Dubai, UAE, December 2013.

 

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