Leveraging infrastructure developed through the Opportunity Zone policy framework, the growing number of investment funds and investors concerned about social causes, rural communities now have a blueprint to help seek investment from private sector partners for vital community and capital improvement projects.
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Sorenson Impact Center to Assume Leadership of SOCAP, Enhancing SOCAP’s Leadership Position for a New Era of Impact
SOCAP Global and the Sorenson Impact Center at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business today announced a groundbreaking partnership transitioning the leadership and day-to-day operations of SOCAP to the Sorenson Impact Center.
Sorenson Impact Center Launches Putting Public Assets to Work Incubator
The Sorenson Impact Center, in partnership with the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and Urban3, is launching, ‘Putting Assets to Work’, an incubator program designed to help cities and counties leverage existing government assets to generate new revenue for impact-oriented programs without raising taxes on citizens.
The Sorenson Impact Center Launches National Project to Create a More Inclusive Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
The Sorenson Impact Center is launching the first stage of Project DEEP (Developing Equitable Economies Program) with the mission of closing the equity gap in entrepreneurship.
Sorenson Impact University Venture Fund Joins Leading Investors to Close $10M Financing Round for Global Leader in Brain-Computer Interface Technology
University Venture Fund II has joined lead investor Christian Angermayer’s re.Mind Capital, an SPV sponsored by Peter Thiel, German entrepreneur Tim Sievers, and with investment advice from local investor LDD (Lead Dog Development) in closing a $10 million financing round for Blackrock Neurotech, the world’s leading platform for brain-computer interface (BCI) technology and manufacturing.
2020 Hack-A-House Winners Announced
Ivory Innovations announced the winners of Hack-A-House 2020, a student-driven entrepreneurial competition resulting in innovations to reduce housing costs.