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Inland Empire Innovation Ecosystem


Join us as we explore the local innovation Ecosystem in the Inland Empire, California. This report will include history, data, and assets that drive the IE innovation ecosystem with a look towards key investment areas and entrepreneurial support systems.

Opportunity Zones,
A Founder's Perspective Raising Funds


Founders share their experiences and tips in raising funds for their businesses.
Part 2 of 2 part series

Opportunity Zone Businesses Receive Key Support in Riverside County


Blended Impact speaks with the Inland Empire Business Journal on the state of the OZ market and how businesses can benefit from the tax incentive.

Opportunity Zones, For Expanding Businesses


A look into how opportunity zones can be used for growing businesses.
Part 1 of 2 part series

Blended Impact Joins the California Opportunity Zone & Promise Zone Conference

12/ 29/2020

In partnership with the California Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Blended Impact joins the statewide panel to speak to on-the-ground strategies to launch an Opportunity Zone ecosystem.

How to Make Communities Part of the Opportunity Zone Equation


Blended Impact is interviewed by Next City, a national urban affairs magazine and non-profit organization, for a deep dive on strategies cities can implement to attract investments for their community via the Opportunity Zone incentives.

Develop Your OZ Action Plan to Build or Strengthen Your Local OZ Ecosystem

12/ 15/2020

In partnership with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Blended Impact joins a national panel of investors and community leaders to discuss local strategies for attracting investments.

Opportunity Zones in a post-COVID-19 Socially Just World

09/ 21/2020

Blended Impact speaks at the International City/County Management Association annual national conference on how Opportunity Zone strategy should be implemented with a community-centered approach.

White House Opportunity & Revitalization Council Recognizes the Inland Empire

09/ 07 /2020

Scott Turner, Executive Director of the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council joins a panel of national Opportunity Zone experts in recognizing the Inland Empire's approach to utilizing the incentive and discuss post-Covid strategies.