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EIG Webinar on the Second Round of Proposed Opportunity Zone Regulations

On May 8th, the Economic Innovation Group hosted a webinar on the second round of proposed Opportunity Zones regulations published by Treasury and IRS last month. EIG’s initial analysis of the regulations can be found here, and a recording of the webinar can be found here with the slides here. EIG’s Catherine Lyons and Rachel Reilly were joined by Lisa Zarlenga, Partner at…

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Nipsey Hussle had a plan to beat gentrification — in South L.A. and across the U.S.

/   Angel Jennings, Los Angeles Times

Nipsey Hussle’s stretch of Slauson Avenue has largely been overlooked by the gentrification boom that has transformed so many neighborhoods of Los Angeles.

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EIG Applauds Bipartisan Bill on Opportunity Zones Reporting Requirements

The Economic Innovation Group Applauds Bipartisan Bill on Reporting Requirements for Investments in Opportunity Zones Washington, D.C. – The Economic Innovation Group (EIG) welcomed bipartisan Congressional action to affirm the importance of investment transparency in Opportunity Zones, and reinstate impact and outcome reporting measures from the Investing in Opportunity Act.   In the Senate, Senators…

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Events

2019 Forbes Opportunity Zones Summit: Investing for Impact

Newark Museum

About The Event Unlocking Potential for Investors & Communities The inaugural Forbes Opportunity Zones Summit: Investing for Impact will convene visionary investors and leaders in government, finance, real estate, economic development, and philanthropy to explore and accelerate the implementation of OZ best practices and strategies to unlock transformative economic potential...

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The 8th Annual Summit on the Economy

Capital Hilton

Event Overview The 8th Annual Summit on the Economy, organized by the Governor’s Woods Foundation and the Economic Innovation Group, assembled a diverse array of economic thinkers, innovators, policymakers, technologists, business leaders, and media commentators who wrestled through the questions of how to best understand and tackle the vast challenges...

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2018 Rise of The Rest Road Trip

Since 2014, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest tour has traveled 8,000 miles to 33 cities and invested in local startups across the country. EIG was excited to join the 7th edition of this road trip series, ROTR’s spring 2018 tour, will traverse the Southeastern United States, making stops in Dallas,...

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