Helping Independent Companies Thrive.

Providing sharedholder liquidity to great, growing, profitable independent companies to help them thrive for the long haul.
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Jason Fried
CEO, Basecamp
Brian Scudamore
CEO, 1-800-GOT-JUNK?
Sara Blakely
Founder, Spanx
Gary Erickson
Founder, Clif Bar
Ben Chestnut
CEO, Mailchimp
Yvon Chouinard
Founder, Patagonia

Why join this movement?

You are different than 95% of the businesses mentioned on TechCrunch, or highlighted in press releases.  You believe that acquisitions and fundraisings should not be the only manifestations of success for business owners. You are growth oriented both personally and professionally and wish to surround yourself with others aligned on these same values.

A Unique Peer Group

Surround yourself with peers who are going through the same journey you are.
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Learn Best Practices

Learn through the experience of others how to break through your next ceiling of growth.
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Show The World

Help spread the word of self-funded businesses to our economies and communities.
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Sovereignty Summit

An exclusive learning experience for Sovereign companies held once per year.
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Membership Types

We have four types of membership opportunities - Click on one to learn more.

Sovereignty Member

Learn through the experience of others how to break through your next ceiling of growth.
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Sovereignty Certified

Revenue, growth rates, employee count and profit have been verified by the Sovereignty organization. You are eligible to attend the annual Sovereignty Summit.
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Sovereignty Bootstrapper

You desire to build your business aligned with Sovereignty Principals, but just aren't there yet!
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Sovereignty Supporters

Employees, investors, community and government leaders, coaches, authors, parents.
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