The Rochester Entrepreneur Network (R.E.N) was incubated through RAEDI, Rochester Area Economic Development Inc., as a means to bring together local inventors and entrepreneurs. The purpose is to offer creators the ability to receive ecouragement, learning, and networking.
The vision of R.E.N is to cultivate creative thinking and passion, into viable, economically enhancing products and businesses. R.E.N's members will work to push Southeast Minnesota as the leading incubator for new, viable products and businesses.
R.E.N is a public network open to any one aspiring to cultivate their ideas. The group meets the second Tuesday of each month. The meetings are held at the Rochester Area Economic Development, Inc. office at 220 S. Broadway Suite 100, main floor of the Holiday Inn Express.