SoLa Impact: In The News


"Is an Opportunity Zone the Right Investment for You? SoLa Impact Has a Different Strategy: Investing With A Social Conscience"


May 17, 2019​


"Tapping Opportunity Zones, Social Impact Investor SoLa Raises Its Biggest Fund. Martin Muoto and Opportunity Zones Are A Perfect Match" 

May 31, 2019​

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"SoLa Gives Scholarships to Young People Who Never Gave Up In South Los Angeles. Recipients were low income students, 'dreamers', first-generation college students, and some who have been homeless"

June 30th, 2019​

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"SoLa Impact's Annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony Concludes at USC. Nearly $100k awarded to twenty-seven inspiring South Los Angeles Youth"




June 30th, 2019​

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Martin Muoto at briefing for Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin on Opportunity Zones





Martin Muoto, Jeremy Keele, Ron Beit, Michael Novogradac, Forbes Opportunity Zone panelist: Reimagining Real Estate.





Opportunity Zone Funds: It's Complicated

New Proposed rules from the IRS clarify many questions investors had, but other questions remain. 


“The second set of rules provides flexibility for the operating companies and will help bring jobs to the areas,” says Martin Muoto, founder and CEO of SoLa Impact Fund, which invests in the distressed neighborhoods in South Los Angeles and is raising funds for a $100 million opportunity zone fund that invests similarly.

Martin Muoto meets with Senator Tim Scott (R-South Carolina) to discuss SoLa Impact's work in South Los Angeles. 






Martin Muoto, a speaker at Urban Tech Connect, discusses how to tap into Transformative Startup Capital, where forward-thinking investors are uncovering great startup potential, from under-represented groups to overlooked sectors. 





Pictured with Matt Horton, Milken Institute, Anastasia Tarpeh-Ellis, Backstage Los Angeles and Stefanie Thomas, Impact America Fund. 

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