Recent News

RAEDI Annual Meeting March 15, 2017

If you are interested in a table sponsorship, contact the RAEDI office at 507-288-0208 for details.  Individuals can register here to attend the annual meeting:


RAVE 2016 (Rochester Area Values Entrepreneurship)

In the spirit of celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week, Journey to Growth, RAEDI and 504 Corporation invite you to help us recognize entrepreneurs in our region on Friday, November 18, 2016, from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton.

Sponsorships are available. Contact Rochester Area Economic Development, Inc. (RAEDI) at 507-288-0208 for more information.

Space is limited. Register now!

RAEDI Launches New Website

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RAEDI rolled out a new website developed by Corporate Web Services (CWS) in Rochester at a launch party on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. RAEDI staff and board members were on hand at CWS to view the launch. President Gary Smith spoke to the group and highlighted some of the new features on the website including the addition of a Property Search tool now available to businesses looking for property around the Rochester area.

Rochester Loan Fund Featured in Finance & Commerce

Finance & Commerce featured the Rochester Economic Development Fund that RAEDI administers on behalf of the city of Rochester in its August 8, 2016, edition.  Economic development fund participant, Mike Rolih of GoRout, was also highlighted in the article. Read more.

RAEDI Backs Startup Firms

Rochester Area Economic Development Inc. has invested almost $100,000 from a sales tax fund in two promising young businesses. The recipients are a maker of on-field football technology called GoRout LLC and a health-care information platform called Hunhu Healthcare, Inc.

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Rochester Area Economic Development, Inc. (RAEDI) value proposition is the ability to assist businesses and entrepreneurs in securing the private and/or public resources needed to execute their business plans. RAEDI is pleased to assist you with your request.

Please call 507-288-0208, email, or fill out the form below.