The Tucson Innovation Partnership is an informal group of individuals and organizations seeking to serve the entrepreneurship and innovation communities.
Purpose of TIP
To help each other provide better services to our respective constituents within the startup community
To coordinate activities among the member organizations at a strategic level, not at the individual case level
To better represent the collective interests of entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses to the economic development community
How to Join:
Membership is voluntary and open to anyone whose interests are aligned with TIP’s purpose and who finds value in participating in the monthly meetings. TIP membership will not be marketed publicly but members may invite guests to join.
For further inquiries please feel free to reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org
No formal organization, however members should remain active attending and participating in the monthly meetings.
The group will meet monthly to update each other on relevant programs and initiatives and discuss issues relevant to the purpose of the group. Specific needs or initiatives aligned with TIP’s purpose may be brought to the group, and interested members can form a committee to address them beyond the general monthly meetings.
Meets Second Wednesday of the Month from 3:00-4:00pm.
Standing agenda: Intro to the purpose of TIP and of the meeting, Round robin updates (2-5 minutes depending on the number of attendees, keep it to what’s new and relevant), any specific topics of the month
Rules of Play:
As a participant you agree to:
Come to the table with your first priority being how to better serve the needs of startups, entrepreneurs and small businesses
Contribute positively to the discussion or not at all
No criticism or opinions, only suggestions as to how to improve
Stay on topic and limit lengthier discussions for follow-up meetings