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Atlanta OZ Entrepreneur Summit
December 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join Invest Atlanta, the Russell Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and the Urban League of Greater Atlanta for a discussion on Federal Opportunity Zones. Learn how entrepreneurs and small business owners can utilize this new economic development tool to support business development and promote social impact outcomes.
Panelists for the event include representatives from: Invest Atlanta, U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development, Urban League of Greater Atlanta, Novogradac & Company LLP, Verte Opportunity Fund, Propel Opportunity Fund, and U.S. Small Business Administration.
Federal Opportunity Zones are economically-distressed census tracts where investors can re-invest their unrealized capital gains to support revitalization in low-income communities. The City of Atlanta has 26 Federal Opportunity Zones, primarily located in the southern and southwestern areas of the city.