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Tatyerra Spurlock
July 18th, 2018

The Start Something Challenge – Community

  The Impact of Community Leadership Community Leaders see challenges in their environment through an entrepreneurial lens; as potential business opportunities that can be transformative for their communities, creating a sense of abundance for all.   Rhonda Curry | Dare 2 Be, LLC I am committed to helping girls who are struggling in school by

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Tatyerra Spurlock
July 17th, 2018

Start Something Challenge – Tips from the Judges

Tuesday,  July 10, a panel of judges assembled at our regional hub in Newark to judge the Start Something Challenge: EarthRISE 50. This panel of judges reviewed the applications of all 50 entrepreneurs to assess their businesses, community impact, and future goals. Their scores, combined with the public voting helped us find our 15 finalists.

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Tatyerra Spurlock
August 02nd, 2017

Creating Access in the Arts

Jersey City Entrepreneur, Brittany Graziosi wins 1st Place in the Start Something Challenge   “I’m here today because I was a weird kid.” Last night, that’s how artist, entrepreneur, and mother, Brittany Graziosi began her winning pitch at the 6th annual Start Something Challenge, a business pitch competition hosted by Rising Tide Capital, a New

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Tatyerra Spurlock
July 13th, 2017

RISING TIDE CAPITAL ANNOUNCES THE 2017 START SOMETHING CHALLENGE SEMIFINALISTS

July 7, 2017—Last week, Rising Tide Capital announced the 2017 Start Something Challenge semi-finalists via social media. A record number of entrepreneurs, 112, entered the annual pitch competition hosted by the New Jersey nonprofit.  The 27 competitors still in the competition are now one step closer to the $10,000 grand prize. To enter the SSC,

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Tatyerra Spurlock
October 26th, 2016

Rising Tide Capital Honors Inventor and Entrepreneur Joy Mangano Whose Story Inspired the Oscar-Nominated Film “Joy”

Joy to be named ‘2016 Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the 2016 Start Something Champions Gala NEW YORK, October 26, 2016 – On November 1, 2016, at the Liberty House Restaurant in Jersey City, NJ, Rising Tide Capital will honor Joy Mangano, whose story inspired the Oscar-nominated movie “Joy,” at the 2016 Start Something Champions

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