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Membership Qualification

Membership in Entrepreneurs’ Organization is by invitation only.

As an EO New Jersey member, you can participate in exclusive executive-led education, mentorship programs, networking opportunities, and numerous social events. Our chapter has the tools and resources to help build your business while lending support as you balance work and regular life, all while positively impacting the communities around us.

Looking for help with the most difficult challenges you face as a business owner? You’ve come to the right place. Membership in the Entrepreneurs’ Organization is by invitation only.

Qualification Criteria

Looking for help with the most difficult challenges you face as a business owner? You’ve come to the right place. Membership in the Entrepreneurs’ Organization is by invitation only.

To qualify you must:

Be the founder, co-founder, owner or controlling shareholder of a company

Hold one of the above titles for a company that grosses more than US$1 million annually

For venture-backed companies to qualify for membership they must have privately raised funds of US$2M or publicly raised funds of US$5M, and 10 full-time employees. Venture backed companies have three years before they must meet the standard qualification of US$1M in gross annual revenue.

Members of EO must be the owner, founder, or majority stakeholder of a business earning a minimum of $1 million in revenue during the most recent fiscal year.

Venture-backed companies must have either privately-raised funds of at least $2 million or publicly-raised funds of US$5 million, and a minimum of 10 employees.

Application Process

As a prospective member, you must first apply to the local EO New Jersey chapter to ensure you meet the membership criteria.

A representative from EO New Jersey will then contact you for an interview and make a decision on your application. Next, you will receive an invite to our Membership Test Drive dinner event.

If accepted, you will gain access to forum training and meetings, chapter and Global events, and a wide variety of other exclusive benefits. Within your first three months, you will be placed in a forum with EO members, and also receive an orientation which will include a an exclusive new member orientation

Cost for Membership

There is a one-time Global initiation fee of $3000 plus a one-time New Jersey initiation fee of $600, and annual membership dues are currently $4,940. Upon joining, you would pay the initiation fees plus the pro-rated membership dues based on the quarter you join. Dues are collected annually during the month of June.

Application Process

As a prospective member, you must first apply to the local EO New Jersey chapter to ensure you meet the membership criteria.

A representative from EO New Jersey will then contact you for an interview and make a decision on your application. Next, you will receive an invite to our Membership Test Drive dinner event.

If accepted, you will gain access to forum training and meetings, chapter and Global events, and a wide variety of other exclusive benefits. Within your first three months, you will be placed in a forum with EO members, and also receive an orientation which will include a an exclusive new member orientation

Cost for Membership

There is a one-time Global initiation fee of $3000 plus a one-time New Jersey initiation fee of $600, and annual membership dues are currently $4,940. Upon joining, you would pay the initiation fees plus the pro-rated membership dues based on the quarter you join. Dues are collected annually during the month of June.

A World of Benefits
for Entrepreneurs.

Take a look at what membership in EO, the world’s most influential community of entrepreneurs, can mean for your entrepreneurial journey.​ As a member of EO New Jersey, you will have many benefits that include peer-to-peer learning, support from our Strategic Alliance Partners, and once in a lifetime experiences along the way.

Forum

Wouldn’t it be great to have the opportunity to tap into the insights and experiences of a group of 6-8 fellow business owners? After you become a member of EONJ, you will join a forum that acts as your personal board of advisors. With the benefit of a safe environment built on trust and confidentiality, you will be able to explore the deepest decisions you face in your life as an entrepreneur. Your forum meetings are guided by time-tested approaches that draw out your forum members’ experiences, rather than their opinions and advice, letting you draw your own conclusions about how to proceed.

Global & Regional Events

Wouldn’t it be great to have the opportunity to tap into the insights and experiences of a group of 6-8 fellow business owners? After you become a member of EONJ, you will join a forum that acts as your personal board of advisors. With the benefit of a safe environment built on trust and confidentiality, you will be able to explore the deepest decisions you face in your life as an entrepreneur. Your forum meetings are guided by time-tested approaches that draw out your forum members’ experiences, rather than their opinions and advice, letting you draw your own conclusions about how to proceed.

Chapter Events

As an member of EO New Jersey, you are part of one of one of the worlds highest performing chapters! Our chapter has built a learning and social calendar that allow you to explore new ways to thrive in your life as an entrepreneur – what we consider the 360 entrepreneur. As a peer group, our goal is to help each other grow as business, family and community leaders. And an added benefit, is that you’ll have an opportunity to network with other entrepreneurs who are looking to live their best lives, just like you

Executive Education

At the core of EO’s mission is an unrelenting commitment to helping both young and experienced entrepreneurs learn and grow on a personal and professional level. EO is proud to offer members the opportunity to learn at a higher, more intense level through executive education programming, both locally and globally. Our programs, such as EO@Wharton, EO@Harvard, and the London Business School Growth Forum all challenge members’ assumptions, tests their ways of doing business, and introduces them to new and unexpected ways of thinking.

EO Accelerator Program

EO Accelerator provides an avenue for entrepreneurs with businesses below the $1M revenue level to receive support from EO New Jersey. As an entrepreneur with a new startup, you face many new challenges every day. Along with structured educational content focused on the​ core areas of first-stage businesses, the Accelerator Program affords you the unique experience of learning from and connecting with the world’s most influential entrepreneurs.​​​ EO New Jersey members also have the opportunity to give back and become a mentor to a group of Accelerators. Many of those who have done this say that it has been one of the most rewarding experiences of their professional lives.

HealthNetwork Foundation

The HealthNetwork Foundation connects members to the best health care and counseling in the world through alliances with top centers of medical excellence. If you, or any immediate family member, faces an addiction, mental health need, illness or injury, EO provides access to leading doctors at the best facilities around the world through the HealthNetwork Foundation.

It’s time, my friends. Join us today!

Forum

Wouldn’t it be great to have the opportunity to tap into the insights and experiences of a group of 6-8 fellow business owners? After you become a member of EONJ, you will join a forum that acts as your personal board of advisors. With the benefit of a safe environment built on trust and confidentiality, you will be able to explore the deepest decisions you face in your life as an entrepreneur. Your forum meetings are guided by time-tested approaches that draw out your forum members’ experiences, rather than their opinions and advice, letting you draw your own conclusions about how to proceed.

Global & Regional Events

Wouldn’t it be great to have the opportunity to tap into the insights and experiences of a group of 6-8 fellow business owners? After you become a member of EONJ, you will join a forum that acts as your personal board of advisors. With the benefit of a safe environment built on trust and confidentiality, you will be able to explore the deepest decisions you face in your life as an entrepreneur. Your forum meetings are guided by time-tested approaches that draw out your forum members’ experiences, rather than their opinions and advice, letting you draw your own conclusions about how to proceed.

Chapter Events

As an member of EO New Jersey, you are part of one of one of the worlds highest performing chapters! Our chapter has built a learning and social calendar that allow you to explore new ways to thrive in your life as an entrepreneur – what we consider the 360 entrepreneur. As a peer group, our goal is to help each other grow as business, family and community leaders. And an added benefit, is that you’ll have an opportunity to network with other entrepreneurs who are looking to live their best lives, just like you

Executive Education

At the core of EO’s mission is an unrelenting commitment to helping both young and experienced entrepreneurs learn and grow on a personal and professional level. EO is proud to offer members the opportunity to learn at a higher, more intense level through executive education programming, both locally and globally. Our programs, such as EO@Wharton, EO@Harvard, and the London Business School Growth Forum all challenge members’ assumptions, tests their ways of doing business, and introduces them to new and unexpected ways of thinking.

EO Accelerator Program

EO Accelerator provides an avenue for entrepreneurs with businesses below the $1M revenue level to receive support from EO New Jersey. As an entrepreneur with a new startup, you face many new challenges every day. Along with structured educational content focused on the​ core areas of first-stage businesses, the Accelerator Program affords you the unique experience of learning from and connecting with the world’s most influential entrepreneurs.​​​ EO New Jersey members also have the opportunity to give back and become a mentor to a group of Accelerators. Many of those who have done this say that it has been one of the most rewarding experiences of their professional lives.

HealthNetwork Foundation

The HealthNetwork Foundation connects members to the best health care and counseling in the world through alliances with top centers of medical excellence. If you, or any immediate family member, faces an addiction, mental health need, illness or injury, EO provides access to leading doctors at the best facilities around the world through the HealthNetwork Foundation.

It’s time, my friends. Join us today!