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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.

Count Me In and Capital One Honor Successful Women Veteran Entrepreneurs Who Have Contributed to Economic Growth in Communities Nationwide

As More Veterans Choose an Entrepreneurial Path, Capital One and Count Me In Celebrate First Graduating Class of the Women Veteran Entrepreneur Corps (WVEC) Program
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McLean, Va., April 15, 2014 /3BL Media/Capital One Financial Corporation and Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence today announced that they will honor women veteran business owners from across the country who have successfully launched or grown their own businesses, generating new job opportunities and creating a ripple effect in economic growth in communities nationwide.

Finance Park Provides Students Experience of Making Real Life Financial Management Decisions

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Junior Achievement of New York (JA New York) is the local affiliate of Junior Achievement USA® (JA), the world's largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices.  Our volunteer-delivered, K-12th grade programs foster college and career-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students to dream big and reach their potential.

Latino Leaders Awarded With the 2014 Fellowship at FIELD

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The Microenterprise Fund for Innovation, Effectiveness, Learning and Dissemination (FIELD) at the Aspen Institute and the Capital One Foundation announced the names of 12 community leaders selected to participate as fellows in the Emerging Leaders in Microbusiness Squared (ELM²) program this year.

How To Stick To Your New Year's Resolutions All Year Long

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With the holidays past and a new year upon us, now is the time for Americans to focus on their 2014 resolutions. And while fitness goals often top the list of New Year’s resolutions, diet and exercise aren’t the only ways to get back into shape. This year, do yourself and your loved ones a favor by getting financially fit as well.

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