Although lending to small businesses increased in 2012, the number of micro-loans actually decreased, depriving small business owners of one of their most viable funding options.
In response, Rising Tide Capital, the community-based entrepreneurship organization, created the Start Something Challenge, which consists of a $10,000 cash prize business pitch competition, networking opportunities, access to startup experts, elevator pitch coaching, and general visibility for their venture. The deadline for the competition is this Wednesday, September 18, at 12pm.
Not sure how to approach your pitch? Rising Tide will be hosting a video pitch tutorial at their office this coming Monday, September 16 at 6:30pm, at their offices at 334 Martin Luther King Drive in Jersey City.