Thank you for showing your interest in OPEN Karachi Membership. OPEN initially known as “Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs of North America” was founded in 1998 by a group of Pakistani-American entrepreneurs and corporate executives in Boston. It is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization, dedicated to the promotion of entrepreneurship and business leadership in the Pakistani-American community.
OPEN Karachi is the OPEN Global’s first chapter outside the United States and also its first foot-hold into Pakistan thereby helping to strengthen the communication between the North American chapters and all the different stakeholders of the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Pakistan. It was launched in December 2011 after the OPEN Global Retreat where formation of the Karachi chapter was approved by OPEN Global and Dr. Zakiuddin Ahmed was appointed as the focal person to take this responsibility.
OPEN now has chapters in Boston, Silicon Valley, New York, Washington DC, Houston, Chicago, Atlanta, London and Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad.
Some of the advantages of Joining the OPEN Karachi Network are as follows:
1. Incubation center access2. Free access to PMI (Project Management Institute )Webinars and special seminars 3. Mentorship4. Networking5. Capacity Building6. Market Access7. Positioning and Branding8. Free or subsidized fees at OPEN Karachi events 9. Collaborations10. Knowledge Sharing