Tarek Sadi has 18 years of experience in entrepreneurship, corporate finance and direct investments, primarily with early-stage companies in the Middle East, Europe, and Latin America. He is the Managing Director of Endeavor Lebanon, an economic development non-profit focused on supporting and growing outperforming entrepreneurs. Prior to 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 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 DIC`s ABAN.
Previously, he was a founding partner of Access Advisory, a London-based venture partner firm, geared at principal investors, and before that was part of Merrill Lynch`s Mergers and Acquisitions team in London. He also co-founded, built and exited two ventures in mobile content and automotive services in Mexico.
Tarek has a BS in Political Science and Economics from Georgetown University (USA), and an MBA from London Business School (England).