Tagged: real estate

CoAssets Looks to Expand in Malaysia

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Real estate crowdfunding platform CoAssets is looking to set up shop in neighboring Malaysia.  Earlier this year Malaysian securities authorities announced the approval of 6 investment crowdfunding platforms but CoAssets, based in Singapore, was not on the list.  Denied at the time,  CoAssets is currently… Read More

CEO Ben Miller’s Fundrise Portfolio: 28 Deals, $265,800 Invested, $9,936 in Returns

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Of course readers want to know what’s in your portfolio! Fundrise’s CEO Ben Miller just posted that he indeed invests in Fundrise’s offerings, 28 deals to date. “As a developer myself, I understand that there are risks in any real estate project and not everything… Read More

‘We’re At The Tip Of The Iceberg Here': Q&A With CityFunder’s David Behin On NYC Real Estate Crowdfunding

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  As the co-founder and CEO of CityFunders, a New York-exclusive real estate crowdfunding platform, David Behin leads a team of seasoned real estate experts who bring neighborhood knowledge and relationships to each deal. Within the tri-state area and Pennsylvania, David has been involved in more than $3… Read More

Patch of Land Secures All Future Loans with Underlaying Collateral Setting New Industry Benchmark

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Patch of Land, a  real estate crowdfunding solution has announced all existing and future loans will be directly secured by underlying collateral that provides increased protection for its projects. Patch of Land revealed the steps in this direction earlier this summer in an article written… Read More

Prodigy Network Announces New Real Estate Crowdfunding Opportunity with Assemblage/25th Street in NYC

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Prodigy Network, arguably the largest real estate equity crowdfunding platform in the world, has announced a new opportunity open to investors. Assemblage / 25th Street in Manhattan is a unique project that marries collaborative work-space with short-term residential living in thriving downtown New York City. Brian… Read More

EarlyShares Launches Institutional-Quality Real Estate Investment from Pillar

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EarlyShares, a real estate crowdfunding platform that gives accredited investors direct access to commercial real estate opportunities, has launched a new investment opportunity from Pillar, a respected commercial real estate lender and affiliate of Guggenheim Partners. The offering is for participation interests in a $1.4… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform iFunding Appoints Paula DeLaurentis As Chief Revenue Officer

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Paula DeLaurentis, a senior marketing, financial services, and real estate professional, has joined real estate crowdfunding platform iFunding as the Chief Revenue Officer. DeLaurentis will be expanding the company’s business development and marketing efforts by implementing a greater strategic focus and a personalized outreach to the real… Read More

Crowdahouse Shifts from Equity to Debt Investing in Real Estate

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Crowdahouse was originally launched in 2012.  The crowdfunding platform sought to drive efficiencies in the buy-to-let market by providing capital via equity at minimum amounts of £5,000. Today Crowdahouse is changing direction by pivoting to debt based lending.  Gary Corben, co-founder and CEO of Crowdahouse,… Read More

Connected Investors Debuts Global Real Estate Crowdfunding Marketplace

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This week, real estate investors network and marketplace, Connected Investors, announced the launch of its aggregated real estate crowdfunding marketplace. For the first time, investors will be able to quickly locate and evaluate investments available across the real estate crowdfunding industry in the US and… Read More

EarlyShares Launches Equity Investment Offering For Grubb Southeast Real Estate Fund V

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EarlyShares, a real estate crowdfunding platform that gives accredited investors direct access to commercial real estate opportunities, has launched an equity investment offering for Grubb Southeast Real Estate Fund V, LLC. The fund will target real estate investments in metropolitan areas located throughout the Southeast U.S. Grubb Properties is seeking… Read More

Brief: Elevate Capital Picks Profile Software to Power Peer-to-Peer Lending

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Young buy-to-let lender Elevate Capital is using Profile Software‘s peer-to-peer lending solution. Profile has created FMS.Next, an online banking solution, that can power P2P lending platforms. Elevate launched in early 2015 and has been slowly ramping operations. According to a statement provided by Profile, “Elevate,… Read More

RealtyMogul Adds Steve Ozonian to Board of Directors. Successfully Finances Apartment Community in Washington

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RealtyMogul has named Steve Ozonian to its board of directors. Ozonian  is described as a real estate, finance and technology executive who has led the growth and development of several major real estate companies including Prudential Real Estate Services and REALTOR.com.  The addition of Ozonian… Read More

How Good Is Too Good? The Underwriting Risks Of Crowdfunding Real Estate Deals

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The awareness and popularity of real estate based equity crowdfunding (i.e. “RECfunds”) continues to grow exponentially. As do the number of real estate crowdfunding portals. RECFunds offer substantial benefits to today’s investors including access to multiple types of projects, smaller barriers to investment, and portfolio… 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

Global Real Estate Crowdfunding Site Wealth Migrate Looks to Asia for Rapid Expansion

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Scott Picken is based in South Africa but he clearly thinks big when considering the addressable market for his real estate crowdfunding platform Wealth Migrate. It is his opinion that banking, insurance, real estate – basically all aspects of finance –  will be revolutionized by… Read More

Peter Coleman Joins Online Lender for Real Estate AssetAvenue as CFO

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AssetAvenue, an online lender for real estate investment properties, announced that Peter Coleman has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Coleman brings more than 20 years of financial management and investment banking experience focused on technology companies. At AssetAvenue, Coleman will be responsible for leading the… Read More

Lift Off: RealtyShares Funds $22 Million in Real Estate in Q2 Alone

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Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares, has stated that nearly $22 million was funded via its marketplace in the 2nd quarter of 2015. This represents a  5X jump versus year prior as the platform matched accredited and institutional investors to over 50 properties across the United… Read More

Real Estate Firm Allegiancy Prepares for Growth. Plans $30 Million Reg A+ Offer

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Richmond based Allegiancy, a real estate asset management firm, says it is preparing for outsized growth in the coming months.  The firm expects to double the number of employees over the next two years. To accommodate the growth plans, Allegiancy has just moved into new… Read More

Patch of Land Adds Commercial Real Estate to Crowdfunding Platform

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Patch of Land, a real estate crowdfunding platform, has added commercial properties to its offerings for investors.  Until now the young company has focused on residential, mainly fix-and-flip type deals. The push into commercial has been expected following the announcement of a successful funding round earlier… Read More

Golden Pacific Capital Sponsors Kanasa City Single Residential Fund Through Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Crowdflipr

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Golden Pacific Capital is offering $10M equity participation in a professionally-managed, leveraged investment fund through real estate crowdfunding platform, Crowdflipr. This project is focused on the acquisition and rental of Kansas City (“KC”) single family residence (“SFR”) real estate. The KC Distressed SFR Fund is based on its… Read More