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Fundrise Opens New Crowdfunding Initiative For 3 World Trade Center

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Real estate crowdfunding platform, Fundrise, announced this week that it has opened a new crowdfunding campaign dedicated to raise $2 million for New York City’s 3 World Trade Center. The investment summary reads,”This investment is dependent upon the performance of Class 1 Bonds for 3 World Trade Center, a 2.5 million square foot class A ground-up… Read More

MIPIM Dubs Fundrise & Compstak Winners of Open Stage Conference Panel Competiton

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MIPIM announced on Tuesday (January 13th) the winners of the MIPIM Open Stage, which is a crowdsourcing operation calling on companies to suggest a conference panel subject related to the impact of big and open data on the property industry. The winners are CompStak and Fundrise, who source information and investment from the crowd, similarly… Read More

Fundrise Will Avoid Using Intrastate Crowdfunding Regulations as it Fears the Feds

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Fast growing real estate crowdfunding platform Fundrise has been expanding its message and platform reach across a growing number of states. Site co-founder Dan Miller recently stated they are aggressively growing their company and are intending on setting up shop in Europe – specifically London as they hope to grow to $100 million in funding for 2015…. Read More

Fundrise: “We hope to do $100 Million in 2015″

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Real estate crowdfunding platform Fundrise received some exposure in the Gray Lady recently also known as the New York Times. Fundrise co-founder and President Dan Miller participated in a “30 minute interview” about his budding platform. A few interesting notes distilled from the brief include the statement that Fundrise; “…hope[s] to do $100 million in… Read More

Sliced Investing CEO Michael Furlong: Successfully Connecting Investors to Hedge Fund Investments

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2014 proved to be a strong year for fledgling Sliced Investing, an investment platform connecting accredited investors to hedge fund investments: in November the platform closed seed financing of $2 million to develop new funds for investors and accelerate the platform’s growth. Venture capital firms Khosla Ventures, Triple Point Ventures and Data Collective invested alongside… Read More

Brief: Fundrise Partners With Larson Realty Group to Redevelop Former Tiger Stadium in Detroit

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First Crowdfunded Real Estate Project in Detroit  Fundrise, a leading real estate crowdfunding platform, today announced it is partnering with Larson Realty Group to develop the former Tiger Stadium in Corktown, Detroit’s oldest neighborhood.  It will be Fundrise’s first project in Detroit. The Economic Development Corporation of the City of Detroit has awarded Larson Realty Group… Read More

Groundfloor Shocker as it Backs NASAA Process on State Blue Sky Review

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  Groundfloor, a real estate investment crowdfunding platform based in Atlanta that offers “micro-loans”, posted a comment letter on the SEC site in mid November sharing their opinion on the hot topic of State Blue Sky Pre-emption:  something viewed by many as a compelling aspect of Title IV of the JOBS Act.  The industry has… Read More

Fundrise Shares Presentation on Commercial Real Estate Crowdfunding

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Real estate crowdfunding platform, Fundrise, has teamed up with GlobeSt.com to release a document that highlights the ins and outs of commercial real estate crowdfunding. The presentation, which is titled, Why the Future of Real Estate Fundraising is Online: How Crowdfunding is Changing Capital Sourcing, gives readers a quick overview at the funding method and its benefits. The… Read More

Brief: Fundrise Raises $250,000 for Brooklyn Apartment Building

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Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Takes Just 24 Days to Raise Quarter Million for Williamsburg, Brooklyn Apartments. Fundrise, a real estate crowdfunding platform, announced it has raised $250,000 from 10 investors in 24 days for 136 North 8th Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Investors are reported to receive a projected gross annual return of 10%, to be distributed in… Read More

Fundrise Appoints Tom Lockard to Run Institutional Sales, Will Head San Francisco Office

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Real estate crowdfunding platform Fundrise has boosted their executive team with the appointment  of Tom Lockard to Vice President of Real Estate and Institutional Sales. Lockard will manage the company’s new San Francisco office and seek to expand the company’s presence in California.  He will be responsible for sourcing new real estate offerings, developing institutional relationships, and advising… Read More

Fundrise Raises $650,000 in Two Weeks From 37 Investors For Washington D.C. Apartment Development

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Real estate platform, Fundrise, announced on Wednesday (October 1st) that it has raised $650,000 from 37 investors in a private offering for 1326 Florida Avenue NE, a contemporary apartment development in the burgeoning H Street Corridor sponsored by Ditto Residential. 1326 Florida Avenue NE is expected to be a four-story building with 45 micro-apartments, 18 bicycle spaces,… Read More

Fundrise Adds Big Name Investors Including Ratner, Elghanayan & Guggenheim: Funding Now at $38 Million

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High Profile Industry Names  Join Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform’s First Round Series A. Fundrise, a leading real estate crowdfunding platform, announced several new investors have joined the company’s first-round Series A including; Guggenheim Partners, Rockrose President Justin Elghanayan and James Ratner, Chairman and CEO of Forest City Commercial Group, bringing its total raise to $38… Read More

Fundrise Raises $1 Million from 64 Investors for Hamptons Project

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Real estate crowdfunding site Fundrise has announced they have hit their target to to raise $1 million for a posh waterfront project in the Hamptons.  Crowdfunding began several weeks ago to raise the funds as 64 accredited investors came together to finance a 3500 square foot, 5 bedroom home located in West Hampton Dunes with… Read More

Fundrise: Real Estate Origination Numbers (Infographic)

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The team at real estate investment crowdfunding platform Fundrise has put together an infograpic highlighting some interesting numbers they are seeing through their platform. The developers referenced below all have networks on Fundrise and many have raised capital via the Fundrise platform. Fundrise points out that one of the benefits of real estate crowdfunding is… Read More

Fundrise & Chatham Development Co. Partner to Build in the Hamptons: $985K Raised in Crowdfunds

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Fundrise has been a trailblazer in the real estate crowdfunding world, according to Crowdfund Insider‘s own JD Alois,  “The first to offer ‘Regulation A’ type investments,  a process that allows anyone not just the wealthy class,  to participate in real estate investments that generate solid returns,  Fundrise has been getting quite a bit of attention in the past… Read More

Fundrise: Real Estate Investing $100 at a Time (Infographic)

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Fundrise has been a trailblazer in the real estate crowdfunding world. They were the first to offer “Regulation A” type investments – a process that allows anyone – not just the wealthy class – to participate in real estate investments that generate solid returns. Fundrise has now closed their third public offering – a project… Read More

Fundrise: Poised to Alter Real Estate Finance Forever.

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Recently I was attending a real estate finance conference on crowdfunding and I was fortunate to hear Brandon Jenkins, the Fundrise Director of Product, speak about the future of real estate from the perspective of Fundrise.  His comments were coming off the exciting announcement that Fundrise had just raised $31 million (no idea on the… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding Site Fundrise Raises Over $31 Million

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Real estate crowdfunding platform Fundrise has raised more than $31 million in financing from a consortium of real estate, technology, and financial institutions. The financing round was led by Chinese social media site Renren, Marty Burger and Tal Kerret, the CEO and CIO of Silverstein Properties, and the Collaborative Fund, among others. Fundrise was founded in 2010… Read More

House Subcommittee Schedules Hearing on Enhancing Capital Formation for Small Companies

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Congressman McHenry Proposes Striking Title III from the JOBS Act & Replacing it With More Effective Legislation. The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, May 1st and the list of witnesses include some well known names in the investment crowdfunding world. The session entitled “Legislative Proposals… Read More

DC Real Estate Deal On Fundrise Off To Great Start, Approaches Crowdfunding Goal

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Fundrise recently announced their entry into the Washington DC real estate market as a crowdfunding intermediary. If deal number three is any indication, there is certainly some interest among the non-accredited crowd even as participation remains limited to investors in Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC. The development plan for the vacant building in an up-and-coming neighborhood… Read More