Cara Kuhlman, founder of Future Tides which is dedicated to providing news for people who work, play and live on the Pacific Northwest's waterways.

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Membership in the Tiny News Collective is a supportive, catalyzing experience for founders getting their business off the ground. You will be connected with and supported by industry experts, TNC partners and alumni, and other founders who are facing similar challenges and trying to answer similar questions.

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We provide resources from the moment founders decide to apply to the day they outgrow us. We offer tools and services, and guidance and training that reduces the time it takes to learn to use them. We remove the uncertainty of being on the right path starting with self-paced planning and support.

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For a fraction of the cost of assembling your own tech stack, we provide you with access to CMS and newsletter platforms, training, legal assistance, back-office services and much more for $100 per month.

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Our application isn't a matter of figuring out if a founder or group of founders are “good enough” for us. It's about us figuring out if we're the right next step for you. All of our application materials and questions are available in advance of the open application periods. We offer AMAs, office hours, workshops and an application worksheet so you can feel confident in your application.

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