What is R.A.V.E.? (Recognizing Awarding Valuing Entrepreneurs)
In the spirit of celebrating Entrepreneurship Week each year in November, RAEDI hosts a R.A.V.E. Event to recognize and award innovative entrepreneurs in the Rochester area. This event allows RAEDI and its partners in the entrepreneurial community to shine a spotlight on our entrepreneurs and the growing entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Rochester area.
2021 R.A.V.E. Lifetime Achievement Honoree - Slightam Family of Jimmy's Salad Dressings & Dips
2021 R.A.V.E. Honorees and Warrior Honorees
Congratulations to Beth Fynbo, founder of Busy Baby, 2021 R.A.V.E. Honoree!
Congratulations to Todd Klees and Matt Bleess of EZ Fabricating, Inc., R.A.V.E. 2021 Honorees!
Congratulations to Chris Lukenbill and Andy Vig of Shrpa, 2021 R.A.V.E. Honorees!
Congratulations to the Ecosystem Navigators, 2021 R.A.V.E. Warrior Honorees!
The Warrior Award recognizes an individual or individuals contribution to advocate, promote, and support area entrepreneurship as well as increase awareness of the value entrepreneurs play in building our local economy. The recipients of this award works tirelessly, devoting countless hours of his/her own time to not only raise awareness of entrepreneurialism but help those who need it.