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Latest News

Alliant Strategic Investments announces construction on affordable housing property in Opportunity Zone

Alliant Strategic Investments (“ASI”) announced that construction is underway on one of the first affordable housing properties in the nation to utilize the recent Opportunity Zone legislation alongside the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC).

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Gov. Newsom says Trump-backed investment program could boost California

/   Ronald Li, San Francisco Chronicle

Newsom said the Opportunity Zones program could help address two of the state’s major challenges: promoting energy investment to meet its climate change goals and providing funding for housing amid a shortage that has exacerbated income inequality.

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Fund Raising for Qualified Opportunity Zones Is Starting to Trickle In

/   Mary Childs, Barron's

The zones, created in one of the few bipartisan successes of recent years, allow capital-gains holders to defer taxes on those gains by investing them in these designated areas, through property or business equity.

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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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