About OPEN New York
OPEN (Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs) is a global network of Pakistani entrepreneurs and professionals, with chapters in 13 cities from Silicon Valley to New York to London to Islamabad. OPEN provides a platform for Pakistani entrepreneurs and professionals of a city to connect, network, collaborate, mentor and support each other. For more than 15 years, OPEN has established itself as the most reputed global brand of Pakistani professionals and has helped countless in their entrepreneurial journeys.
To become the most trusted and influential global network of entrepreneurs and professionals of Pakistani heritage and OPEN for all.
A vibrant career life-cycle platform connecting and empowering entrepreneurs and professionals through dynamic global chapters. We develop tomorrow’s leaders through networking, mentorship and guidance.
We empower our members to make invaluable connections through our powerful network of entrepreneurs, professionals, students and leaders.
Our vision for the OPEN New York chapter is simple: To provide Pakistani-American professionals, entrepreneurs, youth and the business community, in the New York area, an ecosystem of support for business launch and growth.
We want to be the "one-stop shop" for supporting the thousands of Pakistani-Americans in our area, whether it is around mentorship for youth, professional development for entrepreneurs and professionals, networking for executive and business owners, fund-raising for startups, creating links between US and Pakistan businesses, or serving as a network of advisors with a wide range of skills and expertise.
To our community, the message is clear: this is your chapter. What you get out of it, is driven largely by your initiative in reaching out for support. Let's grow together.