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Real Estate Crowdfunding Summit West

iGlobal Forum is pleased to host the second annual Real Estate Crowdfunding Summit 2015, where you will have the opportunity to meet the leading real estate crowdfunding thought leaders and experts as they share their perspectives and stories within this amazingly fast-growing industry. This interactive, panel-driven… Read More

P2P Lender LandlordInvest Raises Capital on Seedrs


Seedrs has carved out a nice little niche in becoming the crowdfunding site of choice for crowdfunding platforms.  Seedrs recently added another funding platform to their growing list; LandLordInvest. Described as the UK’s first “near prime property peer to peer lending” LandlordInvest is hoping to… Read More

AssetAvenue Hires Colony Capital Executive as CIO as Real Estate Platform Grows

Varun Pathria

Traditional financial executives moving over to join the innovative crowdfunding and direct lending crowd is becoming more and more prevalent. AssetAvenue, a debt based real estate funding portal has just announced the Varun Pathria, previously a Senior VP at Colony Capital, has moved over to… Read More

SBREFunds Adds $100 Million Alturas Real Estate Fund as Investment Opportunities Near $1 Billion

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SBREFunds, a crowdfunding marketplace that targets pooled real estate assets, has added the Alturas Real Estate Fund to its offerings bringing total investment opportunities to almost $2 billion.  The $100 million fund is a diversified residential and commercial property income fhe potential of the Small Balance Real… Read More

Acquire Real Estate Offers Up New Technology That Simplifies Investing For Advisors

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Acquire Real Estate has created unique technology to significantly reduce the time and effort Registered Investment Advisors need to bring institutional-quality commercial real estate investments to their clients. Acquire is a platform that offers accredited investors unprecedented access to exclusive real estate opportunities through crowd… 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

Patch of Land Offers Largest “Residential 506c” Offer Ever

Patch of Land Graph May 2015

Real estate crowdfunding platforms largely leverage 506b/506c private placement offers with the “c” offers being allowed to advertise (or generally solicit). It was Title II of the JOBS Act that effectively legalized crowdfunding on a broad scale changing decades of institutionalized private placement practices. Being… Read More

CrowdfundUP Closes First Real Estate Crowdfunding Offer in Australia

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CrowdfundUP, a real estate crowdfunding platform, has closed the very first deal in Australia. The offer was for a $500,000 development project listed by Perth based developer Megara. The project will build eight, 2-level, residential units in Doubleview, Perth. Both wholesale and retail investors had… Read More

Brief: PeerRealty Announces Triple Net Lease Real Estate Crowdfunding Investment


Real estate crowdfunding platform, PeerRealty, announced today that it is now accepting reservations from investors interested in investing in a portfolio of two triple net lease properties located in Schaumburg, IL and Orland Park, IL. PeerRealty CEO, Jordan Fishfeld, explained: “At PeerRealty, we aim to… Read More

Benworth Capital Launches Fundrageous Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform


Florida based Benworth Capital has launched a real estate crowdfunding platform called Fundrageous.  Bedworth is an alternative mortgage provider based in Miami.  The new portal was announced at the eMergeAmericas conference held this week. Benworth founder and CEO of both companies, Bernie Navarro, was quoted on… Read More

Sharestates Receives $30 Million Capital Boost from Ranger

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Sharestates, a real estate crowdfunding platform, has received a $30 million commitment for fraction and whole loan deals from Ranger Direct Lending Fund, a Ranger Capital affiliate.  Ranger Direct Lending Fund trades on the LSE and recently completed a $200 million public offering specifically for investing… Read More

Microsoft Executive Joins P2P Mortgage Lender LendInvest

Bart Boezeman

Indicative of the dramatic shift occurring in finance today, LendInvest has announced the appointment of a former Microsoft executive to join the fast growing peer to peer lending platform. Bart Boezeman will be LendInvest’s new Chief Marketing Officer.  Previously Boezeman was Director of Global Brand… Read More

Fairway America Lists New Habitribe Fund on SBREFunds


Fairway America has announced the launch of Habitribe Fund I, a $50 million fund on SBREfunds, a crowdfunding marketplace that focuses exclusively on the pooled real estate asset based investment space.  SBREfunds claims to provide the largest collection of investment opportunities presented by small business… Read More

Proplend Launches P2P Loan Exchange

Proplend Loan Exchange

Online marketplace for commercial property loans, Proplend, has announced the Proplend Loan Exchange (PLE) where active peer to peer loans listed on their platform may be immediately purchased or sold. Prior to the hosted exchange, Proplend investors could lend via their “In Funding” channel. However… Read More

MassVenture Opens First Investment Crowdfunding Project in Texas to Retail Investors


The first investment crowdfunding project in Texas is now open to investors. San Antonio-based technology start-up MassVenture, Texas’ first approved investment crowdfunding portal, launched the state’s first ever Texas investment crowdfunding project. Located in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, this project will allow any Texan to… Read More

Build Backer Updates Property P2P Lending Platform

Build Backer Fresh Approach

Real estate development crowdfunding site Build Backer has launched an updated online lending platform designed to match property developers with private investors.  According to information received from the company the site upgrade has been joined by an increase in its network of lenders to include institutional and… Read More

The Future of Cities: Crowdfunding Can Tackle Urban Density & Issues of Inequality Simultaneously

Crowdfunding will finance the future of cities

In the 19th century, there were 11 cities with over 1 million inhabitants.  Today there are over 500 cities around the world where the population stands above 1 million.  There are over 7 billion souls on this planet and this number is predicted to grow… Read More

Prodigy Network Plans to Add Short-Term Rental Apartments to its Growing Real Estate Portfolio


Prodigy Network, one of  the most prominent real estate crowdfunding firms, aims to combine shared workspace and short-term rental apartments, according to the The Real Deal.  The firm hopes to launch the concept, sources said, at three locations in Manhattan: 17 John Street, a project that generated $35 million in… Read More