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Turning $50 Into a Small Business Owner’s Dream Come True

When Celeste Phillips wanted to start her own business, she turned to Bridgeway Capital, which provided her with funding and resources, thanks to support from Wells Fargo.
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Celeste Phillips believes that working for someone else forces you to put your own dreams on hold. But working for yourself, she said, allows you to fulfill your dreams. Read the full story and watch the video at Wells Fargo Stories.

That’s why she started Big LuLu’s Trucking LLC, a construction and hauling company in Pittsburgh.

Wells Fargo Sparks Diverse Small Business Growth Across U.S. by Fulfilling $75 Million Lending and Grant Commitment

Additional $100 million already pledged to continue support; latest funding serves rural and urban communities in Nebraska, California, New York and more
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SAN FRANCISCO, December 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced it has exceeded its initial $75 million commitment for the Wells Fargo Works for Small Business: Diverse Community Capital program by awarding $13 million in lending capital and grants to 19 Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) in the l

New Program to Revitalize Washington, D.C. Neighborhoods

Wells Fargo has launched Where We Live in collaboration with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition and local organizations, investing more than $1.6 billion in Washington, D.C.
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Wells Fargo announced today it will invest more than $1.6 billion in lending and philanthropy in Washington, D.C., as part of a new, five-year commitment.

Thinking Outside the Can: How PepsiCo Is Helping Entrepreneurs While Spurring Innovation

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From JetBlue’s “BlueBud” initiative to help small food companies to Patagonia’s funding of entrepreneurial ideas with its “$20 Million & Change” program, investing in small businesses and startups has been a trending initiative for many big businesses in recent years. Now one of the largest global brands is joining the fray, creating a win-win scenario for all parties involved.

Supporting the Hispanic Community in ‘The New Mainstream Economy’

Speaking at a national Hispanic leadership event, Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan highlighted the company’s commitment to boosting Hispanic homeownership, entrepreneurs, and financial education.
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From consumers and homeowners to small businesses, Wells Fargo will support the fast-growing Hispanic community at every level as a key engine of the emerging U.S. economy, CEO Tim Sloan said Sunday, Sept. 9, at a national Hispanic leadership conference in San Diego.

Local Breweries Master Art of Sustainable Brewing

Dozens of brewers learn clean energy tips at SCE’s Foodservice Technology Center workshop
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College campuses often have a local pub that students like to hang out at and for Cal Poly Pomona it’s Innovation Brew Works. But unlike other campus bars, the beers served here are all made by the students or recent graduates themselves.

Duke Energy Boosts Economic Development and Job Growth with $275,000 in Urban Redevelopment Grants in Ohio and Kentucky

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  • Nine projects awarded $275,000 in Urban Revitalization grants
  • Duke Energy has issued $2.2 million in redevelopment grants to 65 projects in Greater Cincinnati since the program launched in 2011
  • Catalyst grants given to projects that aim to reduce blight and building vacancies, create jobs, and increase business expansion and workforce training opportunities
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  • Nine projects awarded $275,000 in Urban Revitalization grants
  • Duke Energy has issued $2.2 million in redevelopment grants to 65 projects in Greater Cincinnati since the program launched in 2011
  • Catalyst grants given to projects that aim to reduce blight and building vacancies, create jobs, and increase business expansion and workforce training opportunities

Moody’s Details Its Progress Opening Doors to a Better Future

Company’s report prepared in accordance with GRI Standards: Core option, highlights TCFD involvement and continued focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) activities.
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Company’s report prepared in accordance with GRI Standards: Core option, highlights TCFD involvement and continued focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) activities.

Moody’s Corporation’s newly released Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report details the company’s progress in delivering on its goal of empowering people around the world to create a better future for themselves, their communities and the environment.

Announcing the 2018 Shine Awards for Small Business Winners

UpakNShip Named Small Business of the Year
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This week we welcomed more than 2,000 eBay sellers from across the country to our annual celebration for sellers, eBay Open, in Las Vegas, to connect, learn, and share.

Our community of sellers make eBay one of the most diverse marketplaces in the world. Nowhere is this more evident than in our SHINE Awards for Small Business contest, which recognizes some of our most inspirational sellers across the U.S.. 

13 Organizations Awarded $12.1 Million From Wells Fargo to Support Diverse Small Businesses

Funding awarded to local Community Development Financial Institutions
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced that 13 Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) around the U.S. have been selected to receive $12.1 million in lending capital and grants under the Wells Fargo Works for Small Business: Diverse Community Capital (DCC) program.

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