Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is for entrepreneurs only – it’s a global organization with over 10,000 entrepreneurs in a connected network of dynamic entrepreneurs who support one another in our businesses, our personal lives, and our families.

In Portland, there are over 140 of us entrepreneurs who deeply connect in peer to peer learning forums, attend once-in-a-lifetime experiential events, and are connected to experts. EO Portland is a place where you can share the good, the bad, and the ugly with other entrepreneurs like you in a completely confidential atmosphere. Jump in where the water is warm.

Download the EO information kit: http://www.eonetwork.org/landing-page/info-kit

Apply for Membership at EO Portland »

or Attend a Test Drive (Forum Trial)

To connect and share with other innovative entrepreneurs like yourself, contact EO Portland’s Membership Chair, Kent Lewis at kent@anvilmedia.com or email the chapter admin at Admin@eoportland.org.

Top Five Benefits of Joining EO Portland

  1. Be part of a large, local community of other entrepreneurs — people who understand your life and business challenges.
  2. EO Entrepreneurs are committed to positive change — in their lives, their businesses and the community. Be part of it.
  3. Monthly local learning events with world-class educational opportunities about a variety of topics. It’s like a practical, real-life MBA.
  4. Participate in a small group forum of diverse businesses and other entrepreneurs. Most are 6-8 people and meet monthly for 4 hours.
  5. Have access to the entire EO Global network. It’s a very open community of business leaders that share, educate and help each other grow with events and once-in-a-lifetime experiences all over the globe.

Qualifications for Membership

  1. Members of EO must be the owner, founder or majority stakeholder of a currently operating business.
  2. Business must be earning a minimum of US$1 million in the most recent fiscal year.
    • For 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.
  3. Pass local chapter application review, orientation and forum training.

What to Expect During the Application Process

  1. Application Review: Once received, your application will be reviewed by our membership commitee to ensure that all criteria is met.
  2. Chapter Communication: Upon receipt of your application, your local chapter will schedule an interview with you to further explore your interest in EO.
  3. EONetwork: When your application is accepted, you will gain access to Forum, Portland chapter and Global events, as well as a wide variety of other member benefits.
  4. Orientation and Training: Within the first three months of membership, you will partake in an EO orientation from a member of the EO staff. You will also go through Forum training and be placed in a Forum. (Note sometimes forum placement takes longer if we are in the process of making a new forum, but we try to get you placed quickly).
  5. Member Dues: Member fees comprise both Global and chapter dues. Global dues are currently $1,800/Year  (plus a one-time $2,500 initiation fee) and are prorated based on the fiscal month you join. Chapter dues are $1,950/Year (plus a one-time $1,500 initiation fee).

To Join or Talk to An Awesome Person

Download the EO information kit: http://www.eonetwork.org/landing-page/info-kit

Apply for Membership at EO Portland »

or Attend a Test Drive (See what this forum thing is all about)

To connect and share with other innovative entrepreneurs like yourself, contact EO Portland’s Membership Chair, Kent Lewis at 503.260.6700 or email the chapter admin at Admin@eoportland.org.


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