About Our History

The Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs (OPEN) Global is the world’s premier entrepreneur network. Founded in 1998 in Boston, OPEN has grown to eleven chapters in some of the world’s most dynamic hubs of entrepreneurship — in the U.S., U.K., and Pakistan. OPEN’s membership boasts leading entrepreneurs, business leaders, and corporate professionals. OPEN chapters host dozens of networking, knowledge-sharing, and mentoring events every month. OPEN Global ensures coordination across chapters and drives global initiatives and growth through the launch of new chapters. The non-profit organization is registered in Massachusetts and is governed by an independent Board of Directors and an elected President. OPEN provides a platform for entrepreneurs and professionals to connect, network, collaborate, mentor, and support each other, helping countless in their entrepreneurial journeys. Our members include professionals, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, scientists, social leaders, academics, and students.

Upcoming Events

september 2023

2023wed06sep6:00 PMwed9:00 PMSocial & Networking EventWashington DC

2023sat16sep11:00 AMBook Club: Talebby Nassim Nicholas

2023thu21sep7:00 PMPlenary DinnerMeet our Remarkable Speakers

2023sat23sep9:00 AMsat4:00 PM11th Annual ConferenceOPEN Houston

2023thu28sep6:30 PMOPEN Monthly DinnerIn Sunshine Palace BBQ

2023sat30sep12:00 PMRabeel WarraichFounder & CEO of Sarmayacar

october 2023

2023sat14oct9:00 AMsat4:00 PMAnnual SummitOPEN Chicago

2023sat21oct11:00 AMsat4:00 PMBook Club: FOCUSDaniel Goleman

november 2023

2023sat04nov8:00 AMsat5:00 PMAge of AI Annual Forum 2023OPEN SV

2023sat11nov8:30 AMsat5:00 PMAnnual Business Conference 2023OPEN Toronto

2023sat11nov9:00 AMsat3:00 PMAnnual EventOPEN Washington DC

2023sat18nov11:00 AMBook Club: Win Every Argumentby Mehdi Hasan

OPEN Regions & Chapters


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Islamic Republic of Pakistan


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Silicon Valley

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Southern California

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New York

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Washington DC

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