A community based economic development organization dedicated to fostering innovation and entrepreneurship.
TCIN-Lake Superior Membership Opportunities People who should be interested in TCIN-Lake Superior include: • Entrepreneurs: Early, Middle, and Late Stage • Financiers: Angel Investors, Venture Capitalists, Qualified investors, and Banks • Support Personnel: Lawyers, Business Consultants and Accountants • Government and Economic Development Professionals • Educators, Researchers and Students • Companies interested in innovation
TCIN-Lake Superior Chapter Goals
1. Conduct chapter development activities: Wellness and Innovation Center Committee; Youth and Education Committee; and a Mentorship and Entrepreneur Training Committee. 2. Expand TCIN-Lake Superior regional membership. 3. Reevaluate the effectiveness of the annual Business Conference and Business Contest. 4. Explore alternative funding methods for chapter operations and activities. 5. Advocate the establishment of FabLabs in regional K-12 schools.
TCIN-Lake Superior Guiding Principles
1. Non-partisan activities: Foster technology based economic development within existing laws and public policies. 2. Membership inclusion: Based on gender, race, cultural and ethnic diversity. 3. Action orientation: Individuals and Chapter. 4. Membership participation: Tech Council Innovation Network (TCIN). 5. Participation and voting: Chapter matters. 6. Annual review and adjustment: Chapter Goals. 7. Annual nomination and election: Executive Board Members. 8. Annual Goals attainment: Evaluation and budget. 9. Chapter meetings: Agenda and use of Roberts Rules of Order.