Capital One Bank has partnered with Tulane University and Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation to launch a service project benefiting local small businesses in New Orleans.
Project organizers have enlisted help from fifty-four international Master of Finance and Management students and a team of eight analysts from Capital One to strategize and create financial solutions for the businesses.
The project kicked off yesterday and will benefit eight Propeller Fellows including: Birthmark; HUB NOLA; Justice & Accountability Center of Louisiana; Kids Rethink New Orleans Schools; LifeCity; Louisiana Lost Lands Environmental Tours; VertiFarms; and Propeller itself.
Team meetings will be held today, July 16th, from 4:30 to 5:30 PM as well as Wednesday, July 17th and Thursday, July 18th at the Tulane University A.B. Freeman School of Business.
The project will conclude on Friday, July 19th with the students and Captial One analysts presenting their business solutions to the Fellows. The presentations will be held from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM at the Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC) 203 at Tulane.
Propeller is a recipient of the Capital One Investing for Good Award. The bank’s “Investing for Good” approach is committed to delivering banking services, community development, philanthropic and volunteer support to the businesses in the community.