APPLICATION PROCESS OVERVIEW
Members of EO must be the owner, founder or majority stakeholder of a business earning a minimum of US $1 million in revenue during 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 full-time employees. Non-profit entrepreneurs must be the founder, co-founder, owner or controlling shareholder of an organization with an annual operating budget of more than US $1 million and a minimum of 10 full-time employees.
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Prospective members must first fill out the Global application to ensure they meet EO membership criteria. You can apply HERE. Once the application has been completed, you will receive a detailed email outlining important dates and the required paperwork needed to move forward. This includes a copy of your most recent tax returns, a revenue verification form signed by your CPA, a copy of your Articles of Incorporation and detailed biography. Once these items are received, we will schedule an interview to talk about the next steps in the membership process.
If you are offered membership, you will have immediate access to local, regional and global events as well as a wide variety of other exclusive benefits. There will be a required welcome event, EO orientation and forum training so that you will be ready to join an EO forum.
All new members must pay a one-time local and global initiation fee, as well as yearly local and global dues which are prorated based on the month joined.
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