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Capital One Jumps 30 Spots in Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace Ranking

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption ranks Top 100 employers annually
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Each year the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption recognizes the nation’s employers that offer the best adoption benefits to employees.

This year, Capital One jumped 30 spots on the list to take over as the #2 company in the country. Today we share the story they submitted from a family grateful for the benefits that allowed them to expand their family.

After an 11-year journey, in 2016 Jeff Fulford, Compliance Advisor Senior Manager, and his wife adopted daughters, Anna and Fei-Fei, from China.

Demand for Digital Skills Increases in Middle-Skill Job Market

Research from Burning Glass Technologies and Capital One finds digital skills open doorways for workers
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BOSTON, September 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Eight in ten middle-skill job postings now demand digital skills, a four-point increase over the last two years, according to new research conducted by Burning Glass Technologies for Capital One.

Middle-skill jobs, defined as those that pay a living wage and don’t require a bachelor’s degree, have always provided a pathway into the middle class for workers.

Capital One’s C1 Coders Program Creates Excitement and Opportunity for STEM Careers

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MCLEAN, Va., December 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ - As part of Capital One’s ongoing efforts to help students develop a greater interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Capital One hosted a closing event for the Capital One C1 Coders program in McLean, VA, on Thursday, December 15th.

For the past 10 weeks, 1,000 sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students across the country have been learning about software engineering alongside Capital One associates, with the final project of developing their own unique apps using MIT University’s App Inventor 2.

To Help Increase Adoption of Online Banking Among Older Adults, Capital One, Grovo and OATS Launch ‘Ready, Set, Bank: Online Banking Made Easy’

New educational program offers free video-based training on everything from depositing checks on mobile devices to making transfers to friends and family
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NEW YORK, August 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ To help support increased online banking usage among older adults, Capital One Financial Corp. partnered with Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) -- a nonprofit that helps older adults develop technology skills -- and workplace learning innovator Grovo to launch ‘Ready, Set, Bank: Online Banking Made Easy’, a new educational program designed to help older adults access the benefits of online and mobile banking.

Easter Seals Serving DC|MD|VA Announces $1 Million Grant from Capital One to Veteran Staffing Network

Investment Will Ensure Employment Coaching and Placement for Thousands of Veterans
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July 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Easter Seals Serving DC|MD|VA today announced that its Veteran Staffing Network (VSN) will receive a $1 million grant from Capital One, the program’s Founding Social Impact Partner.

NYU Furman Center and Capital One Report: Renter Population Growing in Nation’s Largest Metro Areas While More Renters Struggle to Find Affordable Housing

NYU Furman Center and Capital One announce findings of National Affordable Rental Housing Landscape highlighting rental housing trends in America’s largest metro areas
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March 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The renter population grew in both central city and suburban areas while more renters struggled to find affordable housing in the 11 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S., according to the newly-released NYU Furman Center/Capital One National Affordable Rental Housing Landscape report.

New Study Documents Dramatic Growth of Women Entrepreneurs in Top 25 Largest U.S. Cities

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March 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ - To commence Women’s History Month, the Center for an Urban Future today published a groundbreaking new study, with support from Capital One’s Future EdgeSM initiative, that reveals a dramatic surge in women entrepreneurs in the nation’s 25 largest cities but also shows that women still face a number of challenges as they start and grow businesses.

New Capital One and Points of Light Partnership Creates Opportunities in the Digital Economy

The Points of Light Civic Accelerator Seeks to Scale the Most Innovative and Promising Social Ventures Addressing Digital and Financial Inclusion Through Its Spring 2016 Program
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ATLANTA, Jan. 20, 2016 /3BL Media/  The Points of Light Civic Accelerator, the first national accelerator program and investment fund in the country focused on "civic ventures,” has launched an application to call for innovative, early-stage social ventures with business models that focus on digital and financial inclusion to help more people succeed in the digital economy.

Wealth for African-Americans and Latinos Continues to Decline Since Recession While the Wealth of White Families Recovers

Lower Rates of Financial and Business Assets Seen as a Cause for Racial Wealth Gap
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Chicago, November 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ -  Micro- and small- business development strategies can help tackle the growing racial wealth gap in the United States, according to a new funder’s brief released by the Asset Funders Network (AFN). Lower levels of business and financial assets held by African-American and Latino households are one of the key reasons for the racial wealth gap, suggesting that business ownership may be an important means to narrow the gap

Kiva.org and Capital One Launch Kiva San Francisco

Kiva San Francisco Connects Local Small Businesses Owners with 0% Interest Crowdfunded Loans to Help Them Start, Sustain and Grow Their Enterprises
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October 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ - San Francisco-based Kiva.org—best known for crowdfunding 1.7 million entrepreneurs globally—is now going local with the launch of “Kiva San Francisco.” In partnership with Capital One, this initiative will bring 0% interest crowdfunded loans to hundreds of San Francisco small business owners who are socially impactful and financially excluded from mainstream lending options.

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