How can I join?
To start your membership, please complete the membership application. Your application will be reviewed by the EEA membership team, and an email will be sent to you from DocuSign containing the relevant documents you and your company will need to review and execute. Upon receiving a signed Membership Agreement, the EEA will process your membership, which will take approximately 2-3 business days.
What is the difference between membership Classes?
Class A members make up the EEA Board of Directors and enjoy all other rights of members. Classes B, C, and D were developed for different types of organizations:
- Class B - the general membership level, appropriate for all organizations
- Class C - legal practitioners and legal firms
- Class D - Non Profits, including Government and Regulatory Agencies, NGOs, and Academic Institutions
- May Chair Working Groups, SIGs, and Task Forces
- May Create & Participate in Working Groups, SIGs, and Task Forces
- May Vote in Working Groups, SIGs, and Task Forces
- Access to Open Code
- Invitation to All Member Meetings
- May Host EEA Meet Up
- Company logo on EEA Website
- Included in New Member Press Release
- Post Company Hosted Events to EEA Online Calendar
- Discount on EEA Sponsorships
What happens after I fill out the membership application?
The EEA membership team will review your Membership Application within 1 – 3 business days, and be in touch with any questions. If there are no questions on your application, you will receive an email from DocuSign with the EEA Membership Agreement for signature.
I completed the membership application, but I did not receive the DocuSign email.
Please check your spam email. If you still have not received the DocuSign email, please contact us at [email protected].
Someone else needs to sign the DocuSign. How do I do that?
In DocuSign please select "Assign to Someone Else" listed under "Other Actions" and input the contact details of the correct contact.
I completed the DocuSign, but nothing happened.
It may take up to three business days for your membership agreement to be processed. If it has been longer than three days or your application requires immediate attention, please contact us at [email protected].
How are membership dues determined?
Membership dues are determined based on company size. Please select the appropriate company size when completing the membership application. The exception is Class D membership (for non-profit organizations), which carries annual dues of $3,000 USD regardless of company size.
How long is the membership term?
Membership is active for 1 (one) year from the month you join. If an organization joins in May 31, 2019, their membership will be active for one year until May 31, 2020, at which point their membership will be eligible for renewal.
What payment methods are accepted?
The EEA can accept payment via any of the following methods. Please see the invoice sent to your organization from the EEA membership team for more details.
- Credit Card (only for those membership who payment is less than $3000 USD annually)
- ETH (please contact [email protected])
Are the membership dues inclusive of taxes?
In the event any governmental authority imposes any sales, use or excise tax, duty, custom, levy, fee, or any other tax, charge or fee of any nature whatsoever related to the payment of the membership fees (collectively, the “Tax”), member shall be responsible to pay the Tax in full to ensure the Corporation collects the entire amount of its membership fees.
My organization is affiliated with an EEA Member Organization. What are my options to participate?
Affiliate membership is open to all organizations that define standards and influence the adoption of Ethereum blockchain technology. This membership offers the opportunity to serve on EEA working groups, in addition to playing an active role in the standards development process.
What does my affiliate membership get me?
Affiliate Members are entitled to the following:
- Access to the EEA Collaboration Site;
- Observe activity in all EEA Working Groups and Special Interest Groups and EEA meetings;
- Be informed of EEA activities, plans, and other membership related information and communications; and
- Receive other benefits as approved by the resolution of the EEA Board of Directors from time to time.
Am I able to participate in voting as an affiliate member?
Only the designated entity of the affiliate membership may vote. Affiliates of the enterprise may not vote.
Can I participate in working groups as an affiliate member?
An Affiliate member may only participate in working groups as an observer. If an Affiliate Member wishes to participate and contribute to the activities of the EEA, a separate membership of any class, except Class A, must be applied for by an Affiliate Member in addition to the applicable agreement to the organizational documents and policies of the EEA.
Who ultimately has ownership of the Affiliate Membership?
The member in good standing (the "Designated Member") of Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Inc. ("EEA") regarding the requirements applicable to the Designated Member's Affiliates. "Affiliate" or "Affiliates" shall mean any entity that is, directly or indirectly, controlled by, under common control of, or that controls the subject party. For purposes of this definition control means direct or indirect ownership of or the right to exercise (a) greater than fifty (50%) percent of the outstanding shares or securities entitled to vote for the election of directors or similar managing authority of the subject entity; or (b) greater than fifty (50%) percent of the ownership interest representing the right to make decisions for the subject entity.