The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a Global business network of 13,000+ leading entrepreneurs in 179 chapters and 57 countries. Founded in 1987 by a group of young entrepreneurs, EO enables business owners to learn from each other, leading to greater business success and an enriched personal life.

FAQ

WHAT ARE THE QUALIFICATIONS TO BECOMING A MEMBER?

Members of EO must be the owner, founder or majority stakeholder of a business earning a minimum of US$1 million in the most recent fiscal year. Venture-backed companies must have either privately-raised funds of at least US$2 million or publicly-raised funds of US$5 million, and a minimum of 10 employees.

HOW MANY MEMBER EVENTS ARE HELD EACH MONTH?

Entrepreneurs like you are hard at work in your local area, creating exciting chapter learning and social events, as well as special off-site activities, where you can hear and share big ideas, invest in the health of your community and become a better leader. The number of events a month vary by chapters, but most chapters range from 2-4 events per month.

WHAT'S THE AVERAGE AMOUNT OF TIME REQUIRED OF EACH MEMBER?

The more you participate, the more value you get! If you participate in Forum, your commitment is once-a-month for an in-person meeting.

ONCE A MEMBER, DO I HAVE TO REAPPLY EVERY YEAR?

Each year, your chapter will conduct an annual requalification. If you sell your business or dip below the requirements, we have options for you to continue in membership.

HOW CAN I FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION BEFORE APPLYING?

We encourage you to review all of the EO benefits and learn more about the EO experience.

HOW MUCH ARE ANNUAL DUES?

Member fees comprise both Global and chapter dues. Global dues are currently US$2400 (plus a one-time US$2500 initiation fee) and are prorated based on the fiscal month you join. Local dues vary by chapter, but range between $1800-$3500, inquire for details.

Tilio Lagatta

CEO, BACKFIRE REAL ESTATE
Member since 2008

 

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EO West Blog

THE TOP 5 HABITS OF ENTREPRENEURS

 

They say money makes the world go round. That’s true. And it’s entrepreneurs who create the money.

Entrepreneurship is a non-stop, full throttle adventure dotted with goals and milestones. The road an entrepreneur travels on is also sprinkled with roadblocks, ditches, and failures. But the entrepreneur doesn’t view setbacks as failures; instead, they view failures as “feedback” and experience….

 

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Elon Musk and the Entrepreneur’s Challenge of Going at it Alone

 

Entrepreneurship is a lonesome job; we’re required to hold a variety of positions and work long hours with little to no help, even if we have a business partner. Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s emotional interview with the New York Times last week, illustrates that perfectly. Musk “alternated between laughter and tears,” the…

 

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Tapping Into Genius as an Entrepreneur

 

When an good idea comes to you seemingly out of thin air, the Ancient Greeks called it Genius. Jill Willard, the writer of “Intuitive Being” says it’s intuition, an ability we all have, if we are willing to get quiet and begin the working of connecting within.

 

“You have to invite it in. You have to make sure there’s room in your closet, so if your head is full or your life…

 

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The Imposter Syndrome

 

Feel like you’re out of your league and faking it? So do most entrepreneurs.

 

No matter how many courses you take or how much time you’ve put into your career, at some point, you run into those times when you feel like you are a fake. That others can clearly see that you know less than them, that you aren’t the success or the expert or even the entrepreneur you claim to be.

 

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