Valley Celebrates Entrepreneurship by Supporting Rising Tide Capital’s Community Business Academy

News | 5/29/2019

Rising Tide Group ShotWAYNE, N.J. (May 29, 2019) - Valley was on hand with over a dozen volunteers serving almost 100 entrepreneurs through Rising Tide’s Community Business Academy in Newark and Jersey City, New Jersey.  In May, additional Valley volunteers from Lending and Retail Banking participated in Rising Tide Capital’s Pitch Tutorial, Plan & Pitch Competition, helping Rising Tide entrepreneurs craft and refine their business pitch, toward winning business grants. Valley was also present at Rising Tide Capital’s ribbon-cutting on May 7th for 311 MLK, Rising Tide’s new national headquarters and Urban Entrepreneurship Accelerator located at 311 Martin Luther King Drive in Jersey City. 311 MLK is cited as the only one of its kind building in the state to include co-working space, classrooms and affordable housing units. 

About Rising Tide
Rising Tide Capital is a non-profit organization whose mission is to assist struggling individuals and communities to build strong businesses which transform lives, strengthen families, and build sustainable communities. Rising Tide Capital provides business development services designed to transform lives by helping individuals start and grow successful businesses; build communities through collaborations with other non-profits, higher education institutions, corporations, and public agencies; and create a scalable program model with measurable impact which can be replicated in communities of need across the U.S.

About Valley
As the principal subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp, Valley National Bank is a regional bank with approximately $32 billion in assets. Valley is committed to giving people and businesses the power to succeed. Valley operates more than 200 branches across New Jersey, New York, Florida and Alabama, and is committed to providing the most convenient service, the latest innovations and an experienced and knowledgeable team dedicated to meeting customer needs. Helping communities grow and prosper is the heart of Valley’s corporate citizenship philosophy. To learn more about Valley, go to  or call our Customer Service Center at 800-522-4100.