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Rising Tide Capital
June 21st, 2019

CATCHING UP WITH THE CHAMPIONS: JAVA BRADLEY

With the 2019 RISE: The Challenge (formerly known as The Start Something Challenge) now open, we caught up with last year’s champions, including java and Michelle Bradley, the co-owners of Java’s Compost. Last year, Java took home the $5,000 Sustainability sector prize, and since then the Bradley family hasn’t stopped. Why did you start your

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Rising Tide Capital
June 19th, 2019

CATCHING UP WITH THE CHAMPIONS: LISI VASQUEZ

With the 2019 RISE: The Challenge (formerly known as The Start Something Challenge) now open, we caught up with last year’s champions, including Lisi Vasquez, owner of Midnight Market. Last year, Lisi took home the $5,000 Community sector prize, and since then she and her team haven’t stopped. Why did you start your business? What

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Rising Tide Capital
June 17th, 2019

CATCHING UP WITH THE CHAMPIONS: ERICA CANNEDY

With the opening of our annual pitch competition RISE: The Challenge (formerly known as The Start Something Challenge) now open, we caught up with one of last year’s champions, Erica Cannedy, owner of Embracing Change Counseling Services, LLC. Last year, Erica took home the $5,000 Health sector prize and the Community Choice Award and since

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Rising Tide Capital
May 30th, 2018

Another $5,000 prize up for grabs in The Start Something Challenge: Earthrise Edition

For the past six years, the grand prize of The Start Something Challenge has been $10,000, and 2018 will be no exception! Thanks to the generosity of our Strategic Advisory Board who have raised an additional $5,000, one lucky entrepreneur will win a small business grant totaling$10,000. Initially, we planned to have a $5,000 prize

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Rising Tide Capital
May 21st, 2018

5 Reasons YOU should enter The 2018 Start Something Challenge

More than 2000 of you have graduated from this program, and over 1000 of you are operating businesses. We have watched you plan for, start, and grow your businesses.  We have watched as you’ve collaborated with other businesses, found ways to invest in the education and health of your communities, and we have seen you grow into local entrepreneurial leaders. We know the value that you as entrepreneurial leaders are adding to your communities, and we believe that you are the future of this country.

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