Copy of about us
welcome to rise market. 🌈
At Rise we help introduce customers who care to LGBTQIA2+ small businesses, entrepreneurs, and creators who will help them thrive.
Unlike other marketplaces, we prioritize inclusivity and accessibility in all that we do. From the design of our website and user experience to the brands allowed on Rise - we put LGBTQIA2+ communities first.
✨ Rise celebrates LGBTQIA2+ creators and entrepreneurs
✨ Rise advocates for underrepresented communities
✨ Rise uplifts and connects local queer economies
5% of your #VisiblyQueer purchase goes to 6 LGBTQIA2+ charities we love. Don't see your favorite queer non-profit? Let us know and we'll get it added!
queer-trans owned and operated.
Rise Market was founded by Allyson Lea and Elijah Gray in 2020.
nice to meet you.
🌈 Ally (they/she) is a white cellulite-loving queer femme and creative designer
🌈 Eli (t/he/y) is a biracial trans-masc nonbinary person-of-color and radical queer
we're helping our communities build a future economy where marginalized business owners and creative entrepreneurs thrive. and everyone knows where to find them - on Rise.
🔥 We value Equity.
🔥 We value Community.
🔥 We value Innovation.
queer-trans artists and innovators are the cultural foundation of our communities and often the most economically marginalized.
Rise Market was born in pursuit of this mission in Austin, TX. 🤠🤟👽