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Esther Fraser
July 27th, 2018

The Start Something Summit-A Day in Photos

On Tuesday, July 24, Rising Tide Capital brought all of our communities together for The Start Something Summit; the finale of our 7th Annual Start Something Challenge reimagined to truly provide the Knowledge, Social and Access to Financial Capital needed to stimulate a local living economy. The day began with our 15 Start Something Challenge

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Esther Fraser
June 23rd, 2018

Meet The 2018 EarthRISE 50

The competition started with 118 applicants–our largest number to date–representing 35 cities and 12 counties in New York and New Jersey. From this initial pool, 50 entrepreneurs were selected to be our EarthRISE 50, entrepreneurs who are building strong businesses in sectors that we have identified as critical for creating thriving, local living economies: Health, Sustainability, Food, Community, and Expression.

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Esther Fraser
November 03rd, 2017

Jersey City Non-Profit Rising Tide Capital and Its Entrepreneurs Received a Big Boost Last Night from Peter Buffett, Philanthropist and Son of Legendary Investor Warren Buffett

On November 2nd, philanthropist, Emmy-award winning composer, and musician, Peter Buffett hosted a private concert and conversation to benefit Rising Tide Capital, a non-profit dedicated to transforming disadvantaged communities and lives through entrepreneurship. The event, “RISE: To Expand Entrepreneurship,” also featured a midnight market themed festival organized by Midnight Market, a Jersey City small business

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Esther Fraser
October 31st, 2017

What RISE Means to a CBA Graduate

The journey to this moment on my entrepreneurial path started with a very special nonprofit organization called Rising Tide Capital. One of the many reasons that Rising Tide is special is because twice a year every year they recruit and accept ordinary people from all backgrounds into what’s known as The Community Business Academy. In

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Esther Fraser
October 28th, 2017

DJ Jasmine Solano is an Artist Rising to Expand Opportunity at Rising Tide Capital’s Annual Celebration of Entrepreneurship

“As as artist creating global impact, Jasmine isn’t afraid to address social issues that she is passionate about. She’s spoken about entrepreneurship and the need for artists and creatives to embrace business skills This celebration just felt like the right moment to connect her with the work we do at Rising Tide Capital.”

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