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Too Many Real Estate Deals To Choose From? Never Fear, New Methods Are Here.

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Real estate crowdfunding is one of the most popular forms of investment-based crowdfunding in the industry today. That is why it has already accounted for millions of dollars in project funding in just the last couple years. As the popularity and viability of this market… Read More

Fundrise: High Standards + Hot Real Estate Market = Fewer Deals

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Ben Miller, co-founder of real estate crowdfunding platform Fundrise, has published a missive addressing some investor inquiries. In an annual letter to investors, Miller explains the side effect of high standards during a hot real estate market. Miller states the most frequent question he receives… Read More

Brief: Fundrise Resumes & Quickly Closes eREIT Sales

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On Wednesday, Fundrise announced that its eREIT sales were to resume and would be processing sales for approximately $2 million. Last month, Fundrise debuted what’s dubbed as the world’s first eREIT. The platform declared: “Commercial real estate has historically been one of the best performing… Read More

The Top 10 Crowdfunding Legal Developments of 2015

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  2015 could go down as the most active year for regulatory reform in the private securities market since 1940.   After a long delay since passage of the JOBS Act in 2012, we saw an unprecedented flurry of regulatory activity in 2015. Without further… Read More

Fundrise’s Ben Miller Reveals How He Raised $27M Through LinkedIn

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This week, co-founder of Fundrise, Ben Miller, wrote a piece for Forbes about how Chinese social media site Renren‘s COO, James Liu, offered up $27 million through the social media platform for professionals, LinkedIn. Miller shared in the article: “As any startup founder will tell you,… Read More

Crowdfunding and Real Estate in 2015: A Year Made From Many Sources

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A look back on a momentous year in real estate crowdfunding takes its many high and notable points not just from one or two players or headlines, but rather, a whole field of them. There are many contributors — as with the structure of crowdfunding… Read More

The Real Deal Throws Shade on Fundrise eREIT Offer

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In the midst of the Fundrise eREIT offer, a $50 million raise that allows non-accredited investors access to participate in crowdfunded offers on the Fundrise platform, the Real Deal criticized the offer as “cherry picking” its numbers. This comes as Fundrise just closed its second funding… Read More

Heads Up! Fundrise eREIT to Open Up for Investors Again Tomorrow

Fundrise eREIT

Fundrise’s eREIT product sold out in hours when it launched launched. The first $1 million portion was swamped by demand that exceeded the subscription amount by 503%.  Tomorrow, according to Fundrise, the platform will open up the next $2 million investment round to fund the eREIT…. Read More

Fundrise Makes Investment History By Opening World’s First eREIT

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Just one day after announcing plans to open its next investment opportunity, Fundrise debuted what’s dubbed as the world’s first eREIT. The crowdfunding platform shared: “Commercial real estate has historically been one of the best performing investment assets. Investors whose portfolios have up to 20% allocated to… Read More

Brief: Fundrise Announces Upcoming U.S. Investment Opportunity


On Wednesday, Fundrise CEO Ben Miller announced that the platform is launching its next investment opportunity for everyone in the U.S. Miller stated in an email: “We’ve already seen tremendous interest, with more than 15,000 people joining the waitlist. Good investments are inherently scarce and sourcing… Read More

Fundrise Files $50 Million Reg A+ Offer For REIT. First Ever for Real Estate Platform


Real estate crowdfunding platform, Fundrise, has filed a Regulation A+ offering for $50 million as part of the world’s first “e-REIT”. Under Reg A+ rules, non-accredited investors will now have access to the real estate offers listed on the Fundrise platform. The form 1-A  filed with the… Read More

Ben Miller of Fundrise: “Crowdfunding Will Fund A Golden Swanicorn”


  Fundrise co-founder and CEO Ben Miller has released a letter commenting on final rules for retail equity crowdfunding which were revealed today by the SEC. Fundrise is a leading real estate crowdfunding platform that trailblazed non-accredited investing with their utilization of the old Regulation… Read More

Dan Miller Departs Fundrise

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Fundrise co-founder Dan Miller has parted ways with real estate crowdfunding platform Fundrise – according to multiple reports. Founded with his older brother Ben, Fundrise became an iconic trailblazer in the real estate crowdfunding space and probably the first property platform to offer investment opportunity… Read More

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