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Insiders are buzzing that Northern Virginia could soon be awarded Amazon's HQ2 as Jeff Bezos makes high-profile visit to Washington, DC

10 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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The Washington, DC, area is buzzing with speculation that Northern Virginia could soon land Amazon HQ2.
Two sources said as much to Business Insider.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is amid a high-profile trip to Washington, DC.
The Washington, DC, area is buzzing with speculation that Amazon could soon select Northern Virginia as the location for its highly sought-after second headquarters, two sources told Business Insider.
Amazon has sought to tamp down on the speculation as the company's CEO Jeff Bezos makes a high-profile visit to the region. Ahead of a major event on...
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Jeff Bezos is launching a $2 billion fund to support homeless families and education using Amazon's methods

Jeff Bezos is launching a $2 billion fund to support homeless families and education using Amazon's methods

10 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is launching a new charitable $2 billion fund to support underserved communities and education programs.
It's called the Bezos Day One Fund and will focus on creating resources for the homeless as well as a full-scholarship preschool program.
Jeff Bezos announced the launch of a new $2 billion fund called the Bezos Day One Fund on Thursday. In a statement, Bezos wrote that the philanthropic program was created along with his wife MacKenzie Bezos to support homeless families and education programs in underserved communities.
The fund is named for the Amazon CEO's...
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