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Investors’ money has moral implications

Investment firms and startups should look more closely at who’s giving them money. Similar suggestions were made in a series of tweets from venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya raising moral issues about sources of investment funding. His concerns were prompted by a WSJ investigation into how the Mormon Church secretly built one of the world’s largest investment…

Opportunity zones and co-working spaces join forces

Opportunity zones were created to spur development in distressed neighborhoods. But developers in some areas are having a tough time finding tenants for their properties. It turns out that another rising trend in commercial real estate, coworking spaces, creates a viable combination.  Lunchtime Conversations: How can the combination of opportunity zones and co-working spaces be an…