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

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

2023thu16nov10:00 AMWeRAISEOPEN GLOBAL

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

2023sun26nov12:00 PMDr. Sulaiman ShahabuddinPresident and Vice Chancellor, AKU

december 2023

2023sat09dec11:00 AMBook Club: Smart Brevityby Jim Vandehei, Mike Allen & Roy Schwartz

january 2024

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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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