2015 START SOMETHING CHALLENGE - (from left to right) THISLEARNING® Founder Kris Van Nest, Rising Tide Capital CEO Alfa Demmellash, Rising Tide Capital Director of Communications Esther Fraser
2015 START SOMETHING CHALLENGE - (from left to right) THISLEARNING® Founder Kris Van Nest, Rising Tide Capital Director of Communications Esther Fraser
The 2015 Start Something Challenge was a success!
THANK YOU to the Honorees, Speakers, and Distinguished Guests for your support of Rising Tide Capital, entrepreneurs, and our community with your involvement in the 2015 Start Something Challenge Gala. Special thanks to the team at Rising Tide Capital for their tireless hours creating the event, and our team for helping making it happen.
Your participation helped make this one of our most successful events ever!
It was an amazing event to be part of from every perspective, and I’m honored to have been able to work with you to bring it to life. Your involvement brought together what I feel represents the best of our community and our common goal to transform lives and communities.
Thank you again and CONGRATULATIONS on our collective success!
Event Producer / Production Manager
We are excited to announce THISLEARNING® has been contracted to provide audio / visual and event production management services for the 4th Start Something Champions Gala held at The Liberty House on November 5th, 2015. Working closely with Rising Tide Capital, our services will include media arrangement, selection, cue-to-cue, guest and VIP guidance, and more. This year we've also brought Marelyn Rivera / Allure Events Consultants and Mason Beggs onto our team.
The Event Production Manager contract for the Start Something Champions Gala is one of the biggest contracts of the year for Rising Tide Capital. Kris will work closely with RTC staff, featured speakers, and audio/visual providers to design and coordinate the Gala’s program of activities.
Read more about it on the Rising Tide Capital article here.
About The Start Something Challenge
The Start Something Challenge (SSC) is a statewide pitch competition and business strengthening opportunity for New Jersey entrepreneurs. If you are interested in networking, perfecting your elevator pitch, gaining visibility for your business venture, and winning a $10,000 business grant, the Challenge is for you!
The Challenge is organized by Rising Tide Capital, a non-profit organization that helps underserved entrepreneurs start and grow successful businesses, and funded by a network of visionary supporters. More than just a business pitch competition, the Challenge also provides participants with opportunities to learn about local business resources, and receive hands-on coaching and mentorship. This ensures that every participant has the best-possible chance at winning the top prize. Free to enter, the competition is open to any New Jersey resident over 18 years old, who operates a business earning less than $250,000 annually, or has a strong business idea.