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Andrew Farrelly
November 01st, 2017

The Gift of Joy

Rising Tide Capital (RTC) is just one day away from our annual celebration of entrepreneurship, and we are really feeling the love and support of our community! At our annual event, we bring together entrepreneurs, funders, partners, instructors, coaches, staff and friends and family to celebrate another successful year of transformative programming, education and entrepreneurship. This year

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Andrew Farrelly
August 02nd, 2017

Pure Pearl: Aiesha Phillips Takes 3rd Place at The SSC 2017 Finale

In the evening of August 1, 2017, ten finalists in Rising Tide Capital’s Start Something Challenge — a statewide business competition – watched as one by one, each delivered a five-minute business pitch in front of a panel of judges and a live audience. The first pitch, the second pitch, the third, the fourth…. number

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Andrew Farrelly
July 27th, 2017

10 Entrepreneurs Move on to The Finale of The Start Something Challenge

On Monday, July 24 at 5:00 PM, Rising Tide Capital announced this year’s 10 Finalists for The Start Something Challenge via Facebook Live. Whittled down from 112 entrants, these entrepreneurs worked day after day over the last few weeks to build an audience to help them progress in the competition. With two entrepreneurs each representing

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Andrew Farrelly
July 26th, 2017

The Simple Formula For Creating Videos That Stand Out On Facebook — Cyndi Knapic

A Facebook study found that people gaze 5x longer at video than at static content on Facebook and Instagram. And digital influencer, Jay Baer, says that video is the new blogging. As such, are you prepared to create high-performing videos for Facebook? Well, similar to blogging, it should come as no surprise that there is

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Andrew Farrelly
July 12th, 2017

Joy Mangano and Alfa Demmellash in Conversation: A Recap

Last night, July 11, 2017, over two hundred entrepreneurs, journalists, and other guests, gathered at WeWork Fulton Center to watch an exclusive conversation on entrepreneurship between celebrity entrepreneur/inventor, Joy Mangano, and Social Entrepreneur, Alfa Demmellash. Packed to capacity, the audience seemed captivated by the two women’s conversation — covering topics ranging from the difficulties of

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