Who is BICEP?

The Black Investment Corporation for Economic Progress Inc. (BICEP) is a group of African-American professionals who came together to envision a plan for more socially responsible commercial development and revitalization in the North / Northeast of Portland, Oregon. 

Contributing members include individuals who are engaged in finance, construction, real estate development, brokerage, community organizing, the tech and startup industry, business development and education.

BICEP has been formed to envision, develop, and execute the vision of the SOUL District. It is a registered community benefit non-profit corporation with the State of Oregon, and is in the process of incorporating itself as a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. BICEP is currently a fiscally sponsored project of the North/Northeast Economic Development Alliance Inc.