The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is a global, peer-to-peer network of 12,000+ influential business owners with 160 chapters in 50 countries. Founded in 1987, EO is the catalyst that enables leading entrepreneurs to learn and grow, leading to greater success in business and beyond.
EO opened its First South African chapter in Jhb in 2005, a chapter followed in Cape Town in 2011 and Durban in 2015. On the rest of the continent, EO has chapters in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Nairobi (Kenya), Abuja & Lagos (Nigeria) and Mauritius. EO announced that it plans to expand to Accra (Ghana), Angola (Luanda) and Pretoria. The focus is now on the rest of Africa and the MEPA region.
There are currently 850 member entrepreneurs across the region, employing 347 000 people, with an average turnover per business of US$5m pa.