Tagged: real estate

WiSeed Passes €30 Million Funding Mark in France

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Investment crowdfunding platform WiSeed has surpassed € 30 million in funding.  Launched in 2008, WiSeed has been a leader in the nascent crowdfunding scene in France. In January 2015, Crowdfund Insider wrote that WiSeed had signed up 37,700 members, funded 51 startups, and raised  € 14… 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

RealMassive Unveils Latest Technology Innovation at ULI Fall Conference: Project Atlas, Next-Gen Mapping Platform For CRE Research

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  RealMassive, commercial real estate’s open data marketplace, today announced its participation in this year’s Urban Land Institute Fall Conference, October 5-8, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. During this year’s event, RealMassive will unveil Project Atlas, the next generation mapping platform for CRE… Read More

RealCrowd is Crowdfunding Yotel Hotel in San Francisco

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Synapse Development Group, along with  Kuwait  Real Estate Company is raising capital for the Yotel Hotel in San Francisco, and they are raising funds using RealCrowd. Real estate crowdfunding has probably been the hottest sector in the investment crowdfunding sector.  Tieing stable returns to a… Read More

New Crowdfunding Platform Propnology Wants to Change the Future of Property Investing

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Propnology, having recently received  authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has launched a new property investing crowdfunding platform in the UK. According to information provided byPropnology, the new site will “change the future of property investment by removing the barriers to entry, traditionally associated with… Read More

Jilliene Helman of RealtyMogul: Yes, Real Estate Crowdfunding is Really Catching On (Video)

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Jilliene Helman CEO and co-founder of RealtyMogul was recently interviewed as part of the “Sharing Economy” series on CNBC. Hellman was recently listed as one of Forbes “30 under 30″ roster under the enterprise technology category. Hellman was asked how she came to launch a… Read More

EMOOV Jumps Over £2.2 Million as VCs Increase Investment

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eMoov, crowdfunding on Crowdcube, has jumped to over £2.282 million as two venture capital groups increased their investment in the online estate agent firm.  Both Episode 1 Ventures and Maxfield Capital Partners have added to their original commitments.  Swiss VC firm Startive Ventures has also… Read More

AssetAvenue Hires New Chief Technology Officer

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AssetAvenue has announced the hiring of Douglas Sellers as Chief Technology Officer (CTO).  Sellers will be responsible for leading all of AssetAvenue’s technology initiatives and developing the product roadmap to launch new products and features for users of the company’s edge online real estate lending… 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

Know Your Customer: Veridu Provides User Verification to Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Durise

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Veridu, a user verification service, has signed on Durise as its newest customer.  Durise is a new real estate crowdfunding platform based in Dubai, that targets opportunities across the Middle East. Durise, enables many individuals to purchase a small percentage of a property thus making… Read More

EarlyShares Named Winner of the ICON Real Estate Award at the Miami Real Estate Symposium & Expo


Real estate crowdfunding investment platform, EarlyShares, announced it was recognized on Friday by the organizers of the first annual Miami Real Estate Symposium & Expo with an ICON Real Estate Award. The honor was granted to celebrate EarlyShares’ accomplishments and impact on the disruption of… Read More

DomaCom CEO Arthur Naoumidis Shares Insight on Unique Real Estate Crowdfunding Site (Video)

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DomaCom, based in Australia, is a “fractional property investing platform” using a strategy that is likened to a diversified equities portfolio. Arthur Naoumidis, CEO of the platform, spoke to CNBC this week to discuss how his platform operates. Asked how DomaCom is different, Naoumidis stated… Read More

Interactive Shares is Newest Entry into Real Estate Crowdfunding Sector

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DC based Interactive Shares is the newest equity crowdfunding platform to dive into the real estate market.  The investment funding portal joins Fundrise as having its base of operations in the US capitol city. Founded by Yulia Yaani and Burak Bunes, the company wants to… Read More

EquityMultiple Partners with Mission Capital in Launch of Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform

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EquityMultiple, a new real estate crowdfunding platform, has launched its first public offering for $750,000 in equity for a redevelopment project in Brooklyn, New York.  The sponsor for the project, Bushwack Capital, is developing the $7 million mixed-use project in the North Bushwick neighborhood of… Read More

Brief: Rental Property Marketplace iRent Inc. Appoints Michael W. Walsh To Advisory Board

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  VENTURA, California — iRent Inc., a top real estate marketplace for home and apartment rentals, announced today the appointment of Michael W. Walsh to its Advisory Board. iRent is a rental property marketplace where managers, owners and renters can connect in a secure, trusted environment. On iRent, anyone can sign up and list or search rental properties for… Read More

Brief: Real Estate Marketplace Lender Visio Financial Announces Its First Fully Amortizing 30-Year Loan for Residential Investors

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Visio Financial Services, a residential real estate marketplace lender, announced that it has expanded its loan offerings to include a 30-year fully amortizing landlord loan at industry-leading rates as low as 6.9% and LTVs up to 75%, filling the gap for long-term investor financing in the rental… Read More

P2P Lender Landbay Takes Bank of England Stress Test & Shares Solid Results

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Landbay, a peer to peer lender in the mortgage sector, has voluntarily taken the Bank of England stress test, provided by MIAC Acadametrics, and the results are said to be quite  positive. Landbay states it is the first direct lending platform to go through the… Read More

Prestamos Prima Launches Peer to Peer Lending for Real Estate in Spain

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Prestamos Prima, a Spanish finance group, has announced a new platform, Viventor, which will launch soon.  Viventor will be providing peer to peer loans secured by mortgages.  According to the website, no loan will be higher than 50% LTV. Andris Rozenbahs, CEO of the Prestamos… Read More