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Business Lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Business Lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

 As we honor and celebrate the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, entrepreneurs can find tremendous inspiration from his words.  Here are a few of his notable quotes that can encourage business success. “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” This quote advises people to ... Read More
 
This Is What Every Small Business Owner Needs To Do!

This Is What Every Small Business Owner Needs To Do!

As we say our goodbyes to 2020, we all need to reflect and learn how to be better in the future.  This was one of the craziest years in history but one thing I know is that we as individuals and businesses can do a lot better.  It was awful to see so many businesses ... Read More
 
Welcome To The Rising Tide – Nicole!

Welcome To The Rising Tide – Nicole!

We sat down with our newest employee Nicole and asked her a few questions so that everyone can see her passion and willingness to help.  Thank you for joining the team Nicole! (Q) What do you want people to know about you? I am an idea generator and relationship builder. I provide the greatest impact ... Read More
 
Veteran Owned Businesses Succeed More Frequently

Veteran Owned Businesses Succeed More Frequently

Veterans have a big impact on the American economy.  Did you know that 2.4 million small businesses in the United States are veteran-owned and employ over 5.8 million people?   Entrepreneurship is a major career path that many veterans consider because of the many skills they acquire during their active military service.  Therefore, what are some ... Read More
 
5 Small Business Cyber Security Tips

5 Small Business Cyber Security Tips

As a small business the phrase “cyber security” may seem overwhelming or scary.  After all, our businesses aren’t based online so why do I need to worry about cyber security?  If this pandemic has taught us 1 thing, it is that we are integrating more and more with technology everyday.  While our business is not ... Read More
 
Let’s Welcome Velka Sanchez to The Rising Tide!

Let’s Welcome Velka Sanchez to The Rising Tide!

1. What do you want people to know about you? I am the new lender for The Rising Tide Community Loan Fund. I have a bachelor’s degree in science with two concentrations: Finance & Accounting. I am passionate about assessing financial health and analyzing data. Learning is one of the things that I enjoy the ... Read More
 
Meet Our Newest Team Member – Yashira

Meet Our Newest Team Member – Yashira

(Q) What do you want people to know about you? (Yashira) My name is Yashira Villegas have lived in Bethlehem my whole life and I have seen many changes in the community. I am very excited to do my part in the continued growth within the business atmosphere. I truly love business and it’s a ... Read More
 
3 Things Every Small Business Owner Should Do This Fall

3 Things Every Small Business Owner Should Do This Fall

As a new season approaches this will be a different fall than ever before.  This time of year is typically filled with back to school ideas and specials as we say farewell to summer.  This year has been consumed by COVID and we have had to make major adjustments operating our business and our lives.  ... Read More
 
Welcome to The Rising Tide – Tom Stine

Welcome to The Rising Tide – Tom Stine

Check out our newest hire Tom Stine and his passion for helping people!  Welcome to the team! As the new RTCLF Business Advisor, I’m excited to be of service to the community’s entrepreneurs and business owners who make this region hum. I’ve deeply involved in the community as a volunteer, advisor and Board member for ... Read More
 

Funding To Continue For State Grant Applicants!

We are announcing businesses that will be moving to the next round of funding soon.  This will be email communication sent directly to the applicants with information on how and if they could move forward.  Some applicants will be accepted into the 1st round of funding, others will be requested to provide additional information to ... Read More
 
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