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.