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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.

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.

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.

Capital One Joins White House Effort to Expand the Digital Talent Pipeline

Capital One’s new Future Edge initiative highlighted in President’s launch of TechHire
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MCLEAN, Va., March 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In a speech earlier today, President Obama unveiled the administration’s TechHire initiative, highlighting the need to invest in training and development of today’s workforce and programs to train and engage the workforce of the future. In the president’s speech, Capital One was recognized for its commitment to help address the digital skills gap and train and hire more Americans for new, tech-focused jobs.

Capital One Launches $150 Million Initiative to Help More Americans Succeed in a Digital Economy

Capital One and Burning Glass Technologies release new research highlighting digital skills gap. Capital One, General Assembly, and Grovo announce new efforts to help prepare more low-to-moderate income Americans with the digital skills
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MCLEAN, Va., March 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Capital One today announced it will focus $150 million in community grants and initiatives over the next five years to help empower more Americans to succeed in an ever-changing digitally-driven economy.  With its new Future EdgeSM initiative, Capital One will collaborate with leading educational and community organizations across the country to address areas of critical need that impact the nation’s current and future ability to grow and prosper in the digital age.  Through Future Edge, Capital One will provide community

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