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At Capital One, we’re changing our communities for the better and invite you to join us.
Our one-of-a-kind Future Edge initiative prepares more Americans with the skills, tools and resources they need to succeed in an ever-changing digitally-driven economy and nurture the leaders of tomorrow, today. As part of this initiative, Future Edge DFW symbolizes Capital One’s commitment to make our region a destination for top talent, spur growth as a world-renowned technology hub, and nurture leaders of tomorrow.

Statistics support Future Edge DFW’s importance. Capital One partnered with the Institute for the Future (IFTF), an independent not-for-profit research group, to explore the trends shaping our region. The report provides insights that help our community think creatively about the future of North Texas and take deliberate actions today to build a future of inclusive economic and cultural prosperity. Among the report’s findings, nearly 8 in 10 of these jobs will require digital skills.

Since 2015, programs like Coders and Bot Camp have helped students develop skills for the 21st century and provide them the necessary resources to understand and explore their interests in STEAM during a critical period in their education. A Basic TrAining: Bot Camp event in April 2019 also launched Capital One’s initiative, in partnership with Major League Hacking, to reach 10,000 students in three years with the Basic TrAIning curriculum. The free curriculum teaches students the basic building blocks to the Python coding language through peer-led instruction, project-based learning, and real-world use cases of AI and machine learning.

Capital One Financial Corporation is headquartered in McLean, Virginia. Its subsidiaries, Capital One, N.A. and Capital One Bank (USA), N. A., offer a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. We apply the same principles of innovation, collaboration and empowerment in our commitment to our communities across the country that we do in our business. We recognize that helping to build strong and healthy communities—good places to work, good places to do business and good places to raise families—benefits us all and we are proud to support this and other community initiatives.

Learn more about our commitment:

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County Celebrates 50 Years of Helping Youth Achieve Bright Futures

5th Annual Kidpreneur Expo Features Budding Young Entrepreneurs

Capital One Ignites Innovation in DFW and Beyond

Collective Impact: Making Dallas-Fort Worth a Hub for Social Innovation

Access to Opportunity: Reimagine Communities Symposium

Dallas Area More Optimistic About Prospects for Tech, Survey Says

Connecting Women Entrepreneurs with Female Owned Businesses

STEM Students Put Skills to Test During Internship

E.D. Walker Middle School Students Attend Capital One Coders Ignite Program

Plano Mayor’s Summer Internship Program

North Texas Illiteracy Rate is 20 Percent, and LIFT Fundraiser Is Critical

Teachers Paid to Teach Workforce Training Techniques

Forget Crayons; Students in Summer Program Use Their Brainwaves to Create Art

Here are 5 Essential Elements ‘Mompreneurs’ Need for Success

New Home Brings Woman Back to Childhood Neighborhood

Students Get an Up Close Look at Technology and Potential Jobs in the Auto Industry

Capital One Marks 10 Years in Plano With Grants, STEM Education & a Look at the Future

Tech Event Inspires Next Generation of Girl Bosses

Mayor Kicks Off 5th Annual Summer Internship Program

Let’s Get Technical: Plano Middle-Schoolers Unveil Their Apps

Capital One Learning Lab for Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth

Capital One hosts BarnRaise to Solve Social Problems

Capital One BarnRaise: Creating Solutions for Population Growth

Interns Brave Plano Mayor’s ‘Shark Tank’

Training Tomorrow’s Leaders: High School Team Wins at Capital One/NAF Internship Lab

Capital One Hosts Women in Tech Talk

Addison Startup Attends Women in Tech Event

Plano Upstart Startups

Richardson Upstart Startups

Capital One Announces Mentorship Program for Female Business Owners

Small Business, Women Entrepreneurs Take the Stage

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