Spaceworks invites you to learn more about a dozen new small businesses that are about to launch in Tacoma. They have applied to Creative Enterprise Tier I spring 2017 cohort and completed the training that culminates in small business pitch event, Fish Tank.
Small Business Pitch Event
Spring 2017 Cohort
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Court House Square
cash bar and complimentary hors d’oeuvres
Join the audience May 23rd, 2017 to hear these creative minds pitch polished business plans to a panel of experts:
Baird Textile & Sundry
Ericka Baird & Noah Baird
Sewing haven, focused on clothing
Heirloom quality wood furniture
Full-service stringed instrument shop specializing in the service and sales of violins, violas, cellos, bows, cases and accessories.
Shanti – Yoga.Sound.Dance
Christina Felty | www.shantiyogasound.com
Harmonizing lives through active health, meditation and creative connection
Uplift Yoga & Healing Arts
Anna Gildenhar | www.uplift-yoga.com
Aerial yoga, sound healing pracitioner & Thai yoga therapist
Renaissance 21 (R21) is a modern resolution to racial inequity in art, a small firm that integrates visual art with community causes and awareness campaigns. R21 produces and sells unique, customized art for and through a variety of mediums. In addition, we produce shows and galleries that showcase our own pieces as well as those from our youth-based art program.
Erica Johnson | www.enjoycanned.com
A small batch operation of local canned goods. Mostly pickled, but I do occasionally produce small batch jams and fruits from locally sourced farms.
Maria Jost & Zachary Marvick | www.mariajost.com & www.zacharymarvick.com
collaborative studio/retail space showcasing visual art and design
Ea Murphy | tacomaaikikai.com
Aikido: 1) the way of peace 2) a modern Japanese martial art
Dojo: 1) a place of the way 2) training hall for martial arts
The Green Wardrobe – Sustainable & Stylish Fashion
Consignment store business model focused on up-cycling, renewing, reusing, and giving fashionable clothes a new home
Jade & Co. Succulent Boutique
Jeanne Serrano | jadeandco.info
Succulents, terrariums, and workshops
Some of these local entrepreneurs have had experience under their belts. Others were recently touched by inspiration to start something new. However, what unites them all is a desire to serve Tacoma and build sustainable businesses with the tools that our Creative Enterprise program provides.
Applications are now open for Fall 2017 cohort of Creative Enterprise Tier I. View the guidelines and submit applications by June 29th, 2017.
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