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Part III: Is Culture Killing Equity Crowdfunding in Canada: Real Estate Spotlight

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Real estate investment is a consistently hot news topic.  Open any newspaper or news website in Canada and coverage of the real estate market is easy to find, particularly in Vancouver and Toronto.  Fortunes are made investing in residential and commercial properties. Speculation, offshore investors,… Read More

Fundrise Unveils First-Ever Crowdfunded Home Development in Palm Springs

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On Monday, real estate crowdfunding platform Fundrise announced it has partnered with Alta Verde Group to provide $1.5 million in financing for the development of a 14-unit luxury home development in Palm Springs, California – the company’s first project in the state. Alta Verde Group purchased the property… Read More

Pre-funding: The Killer App of Real Estate Crowdfunding

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Revolutionary technology is rarely useful or successful right away. Gutenberg’s printing press was a commercial failure until he decided to print the Bible. PC’s were obscure curiosities until the invention of the spreadsheet. Even the Internet was just an academic toy until the invention of… Read More

Fundrise Joins with 306 7th Street to Provide $2M for Apartment in Brooklyn

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Fundrise, a real estate crowdfunding platform, has announced a new partnership with 306 7th Street LLC to provide $2 million in funding for an apartment repositioning in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn. The sponsor has hired JBS Project Management to oversee the development. Investors… Read More

Fundrise Goes Global: Australia, UK, Canada Now May Invest

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  Real estate crowdfunding platform Fundrise is going global.  While not surprising, Fundrise has taken a dramatic step in leveraging existing technology and investment opportunity to provide investor access in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom. Fundrise is one of the leading online real estate… Read More

An Analysis of the First Approved Real Estate Crowdfunding Regulation A+ Filing

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  Since the SEC announced the intent to implement the new Regulation A+ rules in March, there’s been a lot of hype around the potential for Regulation A+. This newly implemented offering mechanism has been heralded for its ability to bring increased opportunities to the… Read More

AKA United Nations, First Crowdfunded Condos For Manhattan, Thanks To Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Prodigy Network

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  The first real estate project in New York to be financed notably through crowdfunding, AKA United Nations, will open to guests starting Sept. 10, notes a recent story on BloombergBusiness. The extended-stay hotel-condominium on East 46th Street near Second Avenue cost $95 million to purchase and fix up… Read More

Fundrise Provides $2.5 Million for New Salt Lake City Apartment Complex

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Real estate crowdfunding platform Fundrise has helped to finance a “Class A” apartment building in Salt Lake City, Utah.  The 158 unit building, called the Bonneville, is located in the Central City neighborhood of Salt Lake City.  According to Fundrise, investors participating in the offer… Read More

Fundrise Expects to Invest $50 Million in the Seattle Market in Coming Months

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Fundrise expects the Seattle market will be one of their strongest markets over the next year as they’ve seen growing demand from investors from around the country. Fundrise states they are very bullish on the Seattle market as it continues to be on the top five strongest markets in… Read More

The Largest Real Estate Crowdfunding Platforms

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Real estate crowdfunding may be the hottest sector within the crowdfunding industry – at least in the US. Real estate and crowdfunding, be it debt or equity, is a perfect marriage of pairing technology to an out of date process of matching investors to projects. In the past,… Read More

Fundrise Sizes Up China Market for Possible Expansion

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Fundrise, a trailblazer in the real estate crowdfunding space, is looking to expand and China is high on the list.  It is a natural step for the platform as the largest investor in Fundrise is Renren, a publicly traded social media platform based in Beijing…. Read More

Regulation A+: What Do Industry Leaders Think About The New Investment Crowdfunding Exemption

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Title IV of the JOBS Act finally become an actionable exemption today.  Rules 251 through 263 of Regulation A, under the Securities Act of 1933, were amended in an effort to fix a previously untenable securities rule.  Reg A+, as it is commonly known, has… Read More

Fundrise Joins with Buchanan Partners to Crowdfund $1.5 Million for Innovation Business Center in VA

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Real estate crowdfunding platform Fundrise has partnered with Buchanan Partners to raise $1.5 million for the acquisition and recapitalization of the Innovation Business Center in Manassas, Virginia.  According to Fundrise, the flex-office space property is fully occupied today. Investors in the project may expect an… Read More

First-Ever Crowdfunded Real Estate Project on Fundrise Opens Up Business in DC


  Real estate crowdfunding platform Fundrise has shared a bit of history.  The first ever crowdfunded real estate project has opened up as a “communal food” and retail market in the H Street corridor in our nation’s Capitol. Maketto, located at 1351 H Street NE, was… Read More

Fundrise CEO Ben Miller: New Reg A+ is a “Goldilocks” Change in Regulatory Environment

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Fundrise, one of the first crowdfunding platforms in the United States, was an early innovator when it comes to real estate crowdfunding.  Founded by brothers Ben & Dan Miller, the pair started using old Regulation A to offer shares in small real estate deals. This… Read More

Fundrise Funds $1M for Mixed-Use Development Move into Denver’s River North Neighborhood

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Leading Crowdfunding Platform Plans to Deploy Estimated $30 Million of Capital in Mile-High City Fundrise, the leading real estate crowdfunding platform, today announced that it has made its debut in the Denver real estate market after providing $1 million to finance a ground-up mixed-use apartment complex with… Read More

Six Institutional Funds Commit Over $100 Million to Fundrise

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Real estate crowdfunding platform Fundrise has received commitments from six institutional funds for more than $100 million to invest on their platform. The specific fund names were not disclosed. The significant amount of backing was qualified as due to Fundrise’s “success in tapping into the… Read More