We are excited to announce today the official launch of Blueprint Local, a platform built help entrepreneurs access capital in their own communities.
An Opportunity to Rebuild Communities
A little over a year ago now, the Federal Government passed and signed into law, the Investing in Opportunities Act (IIOA), more commonly referred to as Opportunity Zones. This was designed to incentivize private capital to invest in deeply distressed census tracts across the country.
Communities are complex organisms that need every type of capital strategically and intentionally coordinated.
The platform will seek to partner with entrepreneurs for both attractive financial returns and meaningful, tangible impact. In addition to portfolio targets achieving market-oriented financial metrics, sustainable social criteria also must exist, including: