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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

EIG OZ Webinar Series | Investing in Local Opportunity Zones to Drive Main Street Revitalization

On December 14, the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) hosted a webinar to discuss locally-led Opportunity Zones (OZ) strategies to strengthen Main Street corridors. Guest speakers shared insights on how these efforts were initiated, and shared stories about how OZ financing has been used to revitalize historic properties, support small businesses, and expand opportunity for residents. …

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New Business Creation In 2022: Continued Surge—Or Another Slump?

/   Dane Stangler, Forbes

New business creation in the United States unexpectedly—yet happily—increased in 2020 and 2021. Reasons for the increase can be discerned: layoffs, shifts in how people want to work, industry changes including the move to more online commerce, greater shipping needs, etc. But we can’t necessarily discern the future course of entrepreneurship in the existing data. We…

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Biden aides see March 2021 rescue package as initial economic buffer against omicron

/   Jeff Stein, Washington Post

White House officials are carefully watching the economic impact of the latest coronavirus surge, as concerns mount both at home and abroad that surging caseloads could again lead to restrictions that hurt growth and jobs. At this point, Biden administration officials have not requested additional federal funding as the omicron variant rapidly spreads. And they are…

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Events

OZ Webinar Series | Investing in Local Opportunity Zones to Drive Main Street Revitalization

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar and EIG’s key takeaways for more information. Join the Economic Innovation Group on Tuesday, December 14, to learn about how residents are helping to revitalize their town’s Main Street through Opportunity Zones (OZ) investments. The Government Accountability Office’s latest report on OZs notes...

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OZ Webinar Series | Investing in Severely Distressed Opportunity Zones

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar and EIG’s key takeaways for more information. Join the Economic Innovation Group on Tuesday, November 16, to learn about Opportunity Zones (OZ) activities that have occurred in the communities where investment is most needed.  The OZ policy has increased access to capital for...

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OZ Webinar Series | Designing Opportunity Zones Initiatives that Benefit Underserved Residents

This is a past event. View a recording of the webinar and EIG’s key takeaways for more information. Join the Economic Innovation Group on Tuesday, October 19, to learn about Opportunity Zones (OZ) initiatives that are intentionally designed to improve social, economic, and health outcomes for underserved Black and Latinx residents. The vast majority...

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