Join Our Community of Entrepreneurs

Thursday, January 16, 2014 ( 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm )

Location: East Orange Public Library/Starting Points, Inc.

Sandra Furnbach

Phone: 201.216.8186

As the 2013 Start Something Challenge season comes to a close I wanted to let you know about additional programs Rising Tide Capital offers to aspiring entrepreneurs.

Our signature 12-week program, The Community Business Academy (CBA), offers hands-on training in the fundamentals of starting and growing a business. We are now accepting applications for the Spring semester, which will begin in late February of 2014. Classes are available in English and Spanish and are conveniently scheduled in the evenings and on the weekends. Learn more by attending one of our upcoming mandatory information session:

  • Wednesday, January 8, 2014, from 6:30 to 7:30PM
    East Orange Public Library
    21 S. Arlington Avenue, East Orange, NJ 07018
  • Thursday, January 16, 2014, from 6:00 to 7:00PM
    Starting Points, Inc.
    2737 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07306

Our information sessions are free but space is limited. Please RSVP to Russell at 201-432-4316 x 115 or e-mail [email protected].

Our Business Acceleration Program (BAS) offers a year-round suite of services for CBA graduates looking to take their business to the next level including seminars, consulting, and business coaching.

Join our community of entrepreneurs today, and get started on your journey to personal and professional success! Have a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year!

Justyna Krygowska
Communications Coordinator
201-432-4316 ext. 110
[email protected]


The Start Something Challenge (SSC) is a statewide pitch competition and business strengthening opportunity for New Jersey entrepreneurs. It is designed to help people network, perfect their elevator pitch, gain visibility for their business ventures, and win a $10,000 business grant.This contest is open to all legal residents of the state of New Jersey, who are 18 years or older. Small businesses with annual revenues of $250,000 or less are also eligible to participate.

Headquartered in Jersey City, Rising Tide Capital, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded with the mission to empower entrepreneurs to create and grow small businesses which transform lives and communities. The organization's vision is to build a replicable model for high-quality entrepreneurial development services that can be adopted locally in other low-income communities.

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