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If Apple Did It Why Can't You?"

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What do Fortune 500 companies like FedEx, Staples, Whole Foods, Outback and Apple have in common? They each got their start using creative capital from a mix of United States government funds and private bank investors. Finding creative community investment funds for startups isn't reserved for the wealthy. Using government funds to kick-start economic development in underserved communities isn't a new idea. We'll talk to philanthropists, venture capitalists and community investors who purposefully invest in growing startups in the poorest American communities you could ever imagine. Who knew?