Opportunity Zones will be one of the most transformative engines for economic growth, job creation, and innovation of our time.
- Receive a tax deferral on capital gains
- A step-up in basis
- Not pay new capital gains tax if they hold for 10 years or more in an Opportunity Zone fund
The time to invest in domestic emerging markets is now
Hypothesis will invest in startups, build co-working spaces, and run accelerator programs focused on Opportunity Zones and the founders living in them.
Included as part of the Investing in Opportunity Act of 2017, Opportunity Zones were created to spur capital infusion into underserved geographies through brand new tax incentives.
Investors can roll-over capital gains into opportunity funds – special investment vehicles that will deploy their capital in these predetermined opportunity zones.
Opportunity Zones represent a massive opening for up to $6 trillion to be invested in over 8,000 underinvested communities.*
Given our focus on domestic emerging markets, Hypothesis is poised to participate.
For more information & related articles on Opportunity Zones:
Opportunity Zones: Tapping into a $6 Trillion MarketAn Unlikely Group Of Billionaires And Politicians Has Created The Most Unbelievable Tax Break EverOpportunity Zone Funds Offer New Tax Incentive for Long-Term Investment in Low-Income CommunitiesEpisode #115: Steve Glickman, Opportunity Zones: “Ultimately, If You Hold for…10 Years or More…You Don’t Pay Any New Capital Gains – Ever