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Latest News

2016 was best year for business formation since the recession, but hold the fireworks

First, the good news The U.S. Census Bureau recently released its 2016 Business Dynamics Statistics, providing the authoritative latest figures on startup activity across all sectors of the U.S. economy. It came bearing modest good news: 2016 was the best year for U.S. business formation since the financial crisis. In total 433,000 new firms launched…

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How Opportunity Zones could spur housing growth

/   Andrew Morrell, Boston Agent Magazine

More than a year after being signed into law, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act remains among the most well-known and hotly debated achievements of President Donald Trump’s administration

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Will ‘Opportunity Zones’ Help the Rich, the Poor or Both?

/   Noah Buhayar, Bloomberg Businesweek

Buried in the Republican tax overhaul that President Donald Trump signed into law in late 2017 are incentives for investors who fund businesses or develop real estate in new “opportunity zones.”

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Events

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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2018 AEO National Microbusiness Conference

Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center

From April 30 to May 2, 2018, EIG joined leaders from across the microbusiness and microfinance industry for the 2018 AEO National Microbusiness Conference: Moving Main Street Forward. More than 600 executives, decision-makers, microfinance practitioners, advocates, policymakers, small business advisors, educators, funders, investors, fintech influentials and entrepreneurs from across the...

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