EndeavorLAB will be supporting entrepreneurs within the Boca Raton city-limits in building their foundations to scale
MIAMI, FL – June 1, 2022 – Endeavor Miami has selected seven entrepreneurs to participate in the upcoming cohort of its EndeavorLAB accelerator growth program. The cohort will be powered by the City of Boca Raton’s Office of Economic Development and will focus on supporting high-potential entrepreneurs based within the city limits of Boca Raton.
The City of Boca Raton’s Office of Economic Development recognizes the importance of supporting the entrepreneurial community of Boca Raton; thus facilitating economic development programs to maintain and further the economic stability of the city.
“The partnership between the City of Boca Raton and Endeavor will help foster Boca’s robust entrepreneurial ecosystem. The growth of these early stage companies will build upon the rich history of innovation in Boca Raton.” Said Scott Singer, Mayor of Boca Raton.
“We’re excited to partner with Endeavor and look forward to continuing to foster the entrepreneurial spirit of Boca Raton,” commented Jessica Del Vecchio, Economic Development Manager of the City of Boca Raton’s Office of Economic Development.
EndeavorLAB is a two-month, audience-specific, accelerated growth program designed to support local early-stage companies in establishing their business foundations post-revenue generation. Selection criteria for the current cohort include:
- Being based in Florida, with priority given to companies based within the Boca Raton city limits
- Having product-market-fit
- Generating between $50K and $500K in annual revenues
Participants will undergo 8 weeks of hands-on, tactical discussions and activities addressing key challenges related to scaling up their businesses. Moreover, they will gain clarity on their path to scale with the support of Endeavor Mentors while building a local, tight-knit community of like-minded individuals with their cohort peers.
“Boca Raton is thriving, with many tech and scaleup companies bringing their headquarters to the city,” said Claudia Duran, Managing Director of Endeavor Miami. “We are excited to help facilitate growth with a program built on Endeavor’s expertise on high-impact scaleup companies and global network of vetted mentors and entrepreneurs.”
Participants of the EndeavorLAB cohort powered by the City of Boca Raton include:
Flo-Ops: Flo-Ops increases student engagement by merging the academic and non-academic world into a modern and intuitive mobile app. Flo-Ops is a one-stop-shop app that consolidates all EdTech solutions through REST APIs while creating a community for both the instructional and non academic activities through communication, organization and collaboration. The company is led by Giovanni Estrada, CEO and Founder.
GetSpeedBack: GetSpeedBack takes the hassle out of employee performance management by collecting feedback and data within your workflow. By replacing the traditional performance review process, GetSpeedBack increases employee engagement and organizational efficiency while saving time. The company is led by Matthew Meadows, Co-Founder & CEO, and Mihai Oprescu, Co-Founder & CTO.
Securi.ly Inc.: Securi.ly enables founders to scale their business by offering an integrated, streamlined path to achieve and show proof of a solid security posture to their clients in only a few days. The company is led by Orit Benzaquen, Co-founder & CEO, and Cariel Cohen, Co-founder & CTO.
Synchronyx: Synchronyx designed a novel medication companion and digital connected health solution for healthcare stakeholders and their patient populations with chronic and medically complex conditions. Through the integration of smart labels and action-driven algorithms, its platform empowers teams to proactively identify nonadherence, worsening outcomes, and barriers to care, and ensure timely care connections with automated and human touchpoints. The company is led by Tamar Sapir, PhD, CEO & Founder.
Ultimaxx Health: Ultimaxx Health is a privately held early stage Pharma Company that develops, and partners with developers of, innovative plant-based medicines, products and natural solutions for pressing public health problems, chronic conditions and general health and wellness. The Company is also engaged in other relevant research, strategic partnerships and business development activities that benefit and or are synergistic with its mission and overall objectives. The company is led by Lenny Lomax, MD, President & CEO.
Endeavor is the leading global community of, by, and for High-Impact Entrepreneurs — those who dream bigger, scale faster, and pay it forward. Driven by our belief that High-Impact Entrepreneurs transform economies, Endeavor is on a mission to build thriving entrepreneurial ecosystems in emerging and underserved markets around the world.
Endeavor creates a Multiplier Effect by inspiring high-growth founders to dream bigger, supporting and investing in them to scale faster, and providing a platform to pay it forward — thereby compounding their individual impact.
To sustain Endeavor’s long-term operations in a mission-aligned way, Endeavor created Endeavor Catalyst — a rules-based, co-investment fund, set up to invest in the same High-Impact Entrepreneurs that Endeavor supports. Today. Endeavor Catalyst is among the world’s top early-stage founders of startups-turned $1B+ companies (“Unicorns”) outside of the U.S. and China. 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 EveryMundo, EcoSystems, NovoPayment and SellersFunding. Learn more about Endeavor Miami at https://endeavormiami.org/.
About The City of Boca Raton
In the southernmost region of Palm Beach County, Boca Raton is conveniently located between two commercial airports and three international ports. More than half of the corporate headquarters based in Palm Beach County are headquartered in Boca Raton. Home to three universities, research and education is ingrained in the Boca Raton community. Boca Raton offers miles of pristine beaches, 47 parks, a low tax rate, a low crime rate, cultural programs, and a wide variety of shops, restaurants and hotels. Consistently ranked as one of America’s best cities in which to live, work, learn and play, Boca Raton is a city that truly has it all. For information about joining Boca Raton’s corporate community, please visit the Office of Economic Development online at www.BusinessBoca.com.