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Save the Date for the annual Summit on the Economy - July 11, 2018

Our Priorities

  • Distressed Communities

    Revitalizing distressed communities through private investment

  • Entrepreneurship

    Supporting entrepreneurship and the growth of new business

  • Future of the Economy

    Championing a more innovative and accessible U.S. economy

Latest News

An economic rising tide that is not lifting all boats

/   Hoppy Kercheval, WV Metro News

The economies of the United States and West Virginia are both showing improvement.  The U.S. economy grew at an annualized rate of 4.2 percent in the second quarter, while in West Virginia revenue collections are running substantially ahead of estimates.

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Meet the New Venture Firm That Won’t Invest in Silicon Valley

/   Polina Marinova, Fortune

A venture firm called Hypothesis Ventures has formed to take advantage of a new $6 trillion opportunity — and that opportunity is found outside Silicon Valley.

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Opportunity zones will benefit impoverished areas and CRE investors

/   Matt Baker, RE Journals

A new federal program implemented last year is starting to take shape, and it has win-win implications both for the country’s poorest residents as well as commercial real estate investors and developers.

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NaCo 2018 Legislative Conference

Washington Hilton Hotel, Washington, D.C.

The National Association of Counties Legislative Conference, held annually in Washington, D.C., brings together over 2,000 elected and appointed county officials to focus on federal policy issues that impact counties and our residents. The 2018 Legislative Conference was a can’t-miss event, serving to elevate the county voice at the national...

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Rise of The Rest: Spring 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. At each stop, ROTR hosts a pitch competition, showcasing the best startups in each city — the winner takes home a $100,000 investment from the Rise of...

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National Governors’ Association 2017 Policy Institute for Governors’ Economic Advisors

Governor Calvert House, Annapolis, MD

The 2017 Institute for Governors’ Economic Policy Advisors brought together governors’ top economic development staff to network, learn from each other, and hear from experts who follow economic development trends across the states. The discussion topics included: entrepreneurship; model capital access programs for small business; venture capital in states; technology...

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