Endeavor Miami to honor Gilt, Square co-founders


Endeavor Miami will honor technology entrepreneurs Jim McKelvey, co-founder of Square and founder of LaunchCode, and Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, co-founder of Gilt and co-founder and CEO of GLAMSQUAD, at its 2nd annual Endeavor Miami Gala on Nov. 18.

The gala will bring together about 300 business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors to benefit Endeavor Miami, said Laura Maydón, managing director. Endeavor Miami is the first U.S. affiliate of Endeavor Global, an organization that accelerates entrepreneurship and fuels economic growth by supporting more than 1,000 High Impact Entrepreneurs running more than 700 companies worldwide. Both McKelvey and Wilson have strong ties to Miami and will share their inspiring entrepreneurial journeys at the event, Maydón said.

The Endeavor Miami Gala on Nov. 18 will take place at the New World Center on Miami Beach. Tickets at $500 can be purchased at EndeavorEvent.com, and proceeds support Endeavor Miami.