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1,300 Seniors Across the Country to March College Applications to Post Offices in National College March

NYC-born ritual goes national, celebrating perseverance of college-bound students
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New York, NY, December 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - More than 1,300 seniors from 19 high schools in nine cities across the country will participate in a national College March, and march from their respective schools to local post offices or mail trucks on Friday, December 12. Students will submit their college applications as thousands of classmates, teachers, family members, local businesses and community leaders cheer them on.

Micro Lenders Can Make a Mega Impact

Study underwritten by Capital One reveals barriers to credit reporting among non-profit lenders
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Washington, D.C., December 3 2014 /3BL Media/ — Credit Builders Alliance (CBA) today announced that entrepreneurs without a credit history (termed a “credit invisible”) are hindered in their chances to secure business capital and often pay higher deposits for services such as cell phones and utilities.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Capital One Announce a Hiring 500,000 Heroes Campaign Milestone

More than 1,700 U.S. Businesses Commit to Hire 585,000 Veterans and Military Spouses; 369,000 Hires Confirmed
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Washington D.C., November 12, 2014 /3BL Media/Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Capital One Financial Corporation and the Hiring 500,000 Heroes campaign announced a major milestone in their effort to engage the business community in committing to hire half a million veterans and military spouses.

Grameen America Scales Microlending Model Across the U.S. with Launch of Microfinance Training Institute in Queens

Capital One Bank provides $350,000 grant and additional $500,000 low-interest loan to support Grameen America’s expansion
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NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Grameen America, a nonprofit microfinance organization offering microloans, training and support to help women in poverty build small businesses, today announced the launch of the first U.S. Training Institute for microfinance with the support of longstanding partner Capital One. The new Institute, located in Queens, NY, will help provide thousands of aspiring entrepreneurs in low-income communities access to microloans.

WVEC Small Business Competition Announces Women Veteran Entrepreneur Awardees

Select Entrepreneurs to Participate in Business Accelerator Program Aimed to Help Grow their Businesses and Strengthen Their Local Economies
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New York City, NY, May 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Select women veteran entrepreneurs have been chosen as Awardees of the Women Veteran Entrepreneur (WVEC) small business competition for women organized by Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence, the leading national not-for-profit provider of resources, business education, and community support for women entrepreneurs.

SmallBizDev Hackathons to Engage Developers to Solve Technological Challenges for Small Business Owners

Capital One Spark Business Presents Hackathons Administered by CFSI & D2D in San Francisco, Chicago, and New York
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MCLEAN, VA, May 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Small business owners could soon find the perfect app to help them manage their business and improve their competitiveness thanks to a series of hackathons planned throughout the country this year. 

Capital One Announces $1.8 Million Grant To Junior Achievement Of Greater Washington

Grant to Help Junior Achievement Provide Approximately 78,000 Students in Greater Washington With Financial Literacy Skills Training
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McLEAN, VA, May 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Capital One Financial Corporation today announced it will provide Junior Achievement of Greater Washington with a $1.8 million grant to help about 78,000 students in Greater Washington build their money management skills in the  innovative hands-on learning environment of Junior Achievement Finance Park.

NYU Furman Center & Capital One Release Affordable Rental Housing Landscape Illustrating NYC Rental Housing Trends

Landscape provides insights into housing trends across five boroughs over 12-year span
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NEW YORK, NY, April 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – More than 1 million households in New York City are rent-burdened, which means they are paying 30 percent or more of household income on rent, and nearly 600,000 of those households are severely rent-burdened, or paying more than 50 percent of their income on rent, according to the newly released NYU Furman Center/Capital One Affordable Rental Housing Landscape.

Count Me In and Capital One Announce Women Veteran Entrepreneur Finalists of WVEC Small Business Competition

Select Entrepreneurs to Participate in Business Accelerator Program Aimed to Help Grow their Businesses and Strengthen Their Local Economies
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Arlington, Va., April 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence, the leading national not-for-profit provider of resources, business education, and community support for women entrepreneurs, and Capital One Financial Corporation are pleased to name 21 business owners as Pitch Finalists of its Women Veteran Entrepreneur Corps (WVEC) small business competition for women.

Count Me In and Capital One Host Local Leadership Institute Focused on Helping Women Small Business Owners Innovate and Grow Their Businesses

Globally Renowned Innovator and Design Thinking Founder Bruce Mau to Share Best Practices for Unlocking Customer Insights and Innovating in a Rapidly Changing Marketplace
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McLean, Va., April 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - To help more local small business owners innovate and compete in a rapidly changing marketplace, Capital One and Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence will hold a “Leadership Institute: Thrive with Massive Change” event for local women-owned small businesses, featuring world-renowned expert design innovator Bruce Mau from April 15-17, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia.

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