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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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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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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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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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