The Ignite Institute


Local Entrepreneur/Artisan Holiday Sale

Holiday Sale Group

On December 9th, the Ignite Institute Hosted a Local Entrepreneur/Artisan Holiday Sale in partnership with Campus Ministry and the Social Justice Program. The vendors who participated in this inaugural event were Taproot Organics, Stacey Renee Designs, Angel Hugs for All, Setzer Silver Design, The Hat Studio, The Lucky Honeybee Candles and Apothecary and KC Accessories. […]

Jersey City’s Local Economy Summit a Big Hit With Great Solutions for Small Business Growth

Excerpt courtesy of Rising Tide Capital: October 9, 2014 (Jersey City) — “In order to harness all of our local entrepreneurial energy we brought together all local stakeholders—public and private sector leaders, business development organizations, the social sector and big, small and micro-businesses—to promote an ecosystem that can sustain the growth of all businesses. The issue […]

Ignite Institute Hosts Local Living Economy Summit

Excerpt courtesy of University Communications: “The real fuel of entrepreneurship is hope. Every day when you wake up you have another shot at it. Maybe today is the day. As long as there is hope, maybe people are willing to try.” Those were the words of Jeff Hoffman, author and co-founder of and ColorJar, […]

Women Entrepreneurship Week at Montclair State

Are you a woman looking to grow your business, or start a new venture? Do you want to be more entrepreneurial within a large company? Are you a student who aspires to be an entrepreneur? On Oct. 15, Montclair State will be the site for a daylong conference of high-energy inspiration and practical tips for entrepreneurial […]

Rising Tide Capital Recognized Saint Peter’s University as 2013 Entrepreneurial Educator of the Year at Start Something Champions Gala

Excerpt (courtesy of University Communications): Jersey City, N.J. – December 11, 2013 – Saint Peter’s University was recognized as the 2013 Entrepreneurial Educator of the Year by Rising Tide Capital (RTC) at the Start Something Champions Gala on Tuesday, December 10. The university was awarded for their continuous support and partnership in RTC’s mission to provide […]

University Hosts Seminar for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

Excerpt (courtesy of University Communications): “Funding Entrepreneurs: Resources for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners to Help Find Them Money” was held on December 6 in The Duncan Family Sky Room at the Mac Mahon Student Center. Industry experts discussed how and where business owners and entrepreneurs can obtain financing for their companies, ideas, products and […]

Rising Tide Capital’s Local Living Economy Summit

Learn more about the November 2013 “Growing Our Local Living Economies Summit” hosted at Hudson County Community College.  Read “Local Living Economies Summit Brings 80 New Jersey Leaders Together” on


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