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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.

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.

Governor Terry McAuliffe Joins Business, Community Leaders at Capital One Digital Labs in Vienna, Virginia to Discuss the Role of Digital Fluency in Virginia’s Future

Capital One and Burning Glass Technologies release new research about digital skills gap in Virginia and DC
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McLean, VA, June 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ – At a forum today with Governor McAuliffe on “The Role of Digital Fluency in Virginia’s New Economy” at the Capital One Digital Labs in Vienna, Va., Capital One and labor market analytics firm Burning Glass Technologies released a new report on the digital skills gap in Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Capital One and Grovo Launch the Future Edge Digital Literacy Challenge to Help Americans Nationwide Develop the Digital Skills Needed to Fill In-Demand Jobs

Free Online Digital Literacy Curriculum is Part of Capital One’s $150 Million Future Edge Initiative to Empower Americans for Success in the Digital Economy
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McLean, Va., June 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Today at the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) meeting, Capital One Financial Corp. and Grovo, an online learning platform for the 21st century workforce, announced the launch of the “Future Edge Digital Literacy Challenge,” a free digital literacy curriculum designed to prepare more low-to-moderate income Americans with the digital skills they need to fill open, middle-skills jobs — which are those that typically require less than a bachelor’s degree and that pay above the national living wage.

Keke Palmer, Award-Winning Actress and Recording Artist, Joins Get Schooled to Recognize Top Students in the Capital One Bank NYC College Challenge

Nearly 40,000 students at more than 60 high schools participated in the Capital One Bank NYC College Challenge across the city
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NEW YORK, May 21, 2015 /3BL Media/  Get Schooled today announced the successful completion of the Capital One Bank NYC College Challenge. Throughout the 2014-2015 school year, close to 40,000 high school students across New York City competed in the Challenge, which aims to boost college- going rates among students.

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