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‘Anything is possible’: Mentor Monday brings young people, advisers together

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At the White Center event, dozens of mentors and mentees gathered around tables in the community room of the Starbucks store and spilled out into the café area. Every 15 minutes for almost two hours, pairs rotated to give mentees a chance to connect with professionals from a host of areas. At the end of one table, Jack Pines, 49, was talking to two young men. “I’m here to tell you anything is possible,” said Pines, a software engineer who was able to build a successful career despite not having a bachelor’s degree. He credits much of his suc... Read More »

Barclays is working with 7 out of 10 businesses on its latest Accelerator programme


The Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars, is a startup programme designed to support new businesses to deliver their breakthrough innovations in fintech. An audience of more than 400 industry leaders, serial entrepreneurs, senior executives and corporate partners heard from the ten companies to understand how their propositions could help their businesses and ultimately help shape the future of financial services. At this morning’s event, the startups highlighted the progress they have made since the start of the Accelerator program... Read More »

Prudential listed as a ‘Best for Vets Employer’ by Military Times


Military Times invited major companies across the country to participate in a nearly 90- question survey about their recruiting and hiring policies, social recognition for veterans and pay and benefits for reservists. “As with all of our surveys, ‘Best for Vets: Employers’ is an editorially independent news project that evaluates the many factors that make a company a good fit for military veterans and spouses,” said Amanda Miller, editor of Military Times EDGE magazine. Prudential was ranked 24th on the list of 59 employers. “Prudential is ... Read More »

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