Real Estate

ArborCrowd Unveils New Equity Offering For Multifamily Portfolio in Sioux Falls

Commercial real estate crowdfunding platform ArborCrowd announced on Thursday the launch of its new offering that allows investors to acquire equity interests in the Sioux Falls Multifamily Portfolio, a collection of class-B apartment communities located in Sioux Falls, S.D. According to ArborCrowd, the properties exhibit… Read More

U.S. Alternative Asset Platform Alto Secures $2.8 Million Through Seed Funding Round

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Alto, a technology platform for investors to add alternative assets to IRAs,  announced on Wednesday it secured $2.8 million through its seed round in order to expand its offering and integrate additional investment platform partners. The new funding brings Alto’s total funding raised to $3.8… Read More

Collett’s Corner: Community-Minded Real Estate Crowdfunding on NZ’s PledgeMe

Lyttelton, New Zealand based company, Collett’s Corner, has secured its NZ$300,000 minimum goal during its PledgeMe equity crowdfunding campaign.  At this writing, over NZ$355,700 has been raised by more than 190 investors for the community-minded property development. The campaign aims to raise NZ$2 million for 80%… Read More

CrowdProperty Debuts AutoInvest Product

Peer to peer property lender CrowdProperty announced on Monday the launch of its new autoinvest product, which is supposed to help investors diversify quickly and easily without a platform or financial advisor fees. According to CrowdProperty: “CrowdProperty AutoInvest is a stress-free way to invest money across… Read More

ArborCrowd Co-Founder Adam Kaufman on the Future of Real Estate Crowdfunding

Real estate crowdfunding is going through a bit of a transition right now. Some platforms that garnered early traction have dimmed or disappeared while others have emerged to lead the charge as they execute on their chosen business model. ArborCrowd is a platform that has… Read More

P2P Lender EstateGuru Hires former Traditional Bankers

Peer to peer property lender EstateGuru says it has recently made two “significant’ hires for their executive team. EstateGuru says they have appointed the former head of retail credit risk at Coop, Andres Luts, to fill the position of Baltic Risk Manager. Additionally, Mihkel Roosme,… Read More

Securrency and Vertalo Agree to Tokenize $260 Million in Fixed Income, Real Estate Assets

Securrency and Vertalo have signed an agreement to tokenize $260 million in fixed income-generating real estate assets. The new agreement was shared in a blog post yesterday but Securrency and Vertalo announced their partnership in 2018. Vertalo is a digital asset management platform that provides… Read More

LendInvest Forms Partnership with TBMC on Buy to Let

Online property lender LendInvest has formed a new partnership with buy-to-let mortgage distributor TBMC to offer its loans through the specialist packager’s broker panel.a According to the TBMC website, the company has operated in the buy-to-let and commercial mortgage markets since 1989. They are specialists… Read More

CrowdStreet Debuts Self-Directed IRA Diversification Option

CrowdStreet, an online marketplace for direct equity investment in commercial real estate (CRE), announced on Wednesday the launch of its investor-friendly approach to investing qualified retirement account funds into commercial real estate offerings. According to CrowdStreet, the new option makes it easier than ever for… Read More

CrowdProperty Tops 500 Homes Funded, Over £30 Million in P2P Lending

CrowdProperty, a UK based peer to peer lender, is reporting a couple of milestones. Following the funding of the 70th project, CrowdProperty says it has now funded 500 UK homes worth more than £80 million. The P2P lender says over £30 million has been lent… Read More

Banco BTG Pactual is Issuing a Security Token for Real Estate Assets

Banco BTG Pactual, an investment bank based in Sao Paolo, Brazil, is going crypto. More specifically, the bank is issuing a security token based on real estate assets. BTG Pactual is no small operation. In fact, total assets are pegged at over R$270 billion (USD $70+… Read More

RealtyMogul Sells Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence Loan Underwriting Tool to Hunt Real Estate Capital

Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyMogul announced on Monday it has sold a machine learning and artificial intelligence loan underwriting tool to Hunt Real Estate Capital. According to RealtyMogul, Hunt Real Estate Capital plans to deploy the tool across its commercial real estate lending business. While sharing details… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform PeerStreet Recognized as Best Place to Work

PeerStreet has been recognized as one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in Financial Technology (Fintech). The awards program is a project of SourceMedia and Best Companies Group. The relatively young survey seeks to identify and highlight the best employers in Fintech. Previously, PeerStreet received… Read More

Anaxago Capital Launches 1st Investment Fund: 100% Online Real Estate Convertible Bonds

Launched last quarter, Anaxago Capital, the asset management sister of French equity crowdfunding platform Anaxago, announces its first investment fund. FCPR ANAXAGO SOCIETY ONE is a real estate development fund dedicate to funding construction and renovation projects. Anaxago Capital aims to raise €30 million to… Read More

Q&A: Groundfloor CEO Brian Dally Shares Insight on Newly Launched Online Public Offering, Innovations and Fintech’s Future

Today the direct real estate investment platform Groundfloor launched an online public offering enabling any Groundfloor account holder to purchase stock directly from the company. The platform indicated that the online public offering aims to “level the cap table” so members of the public can own… Read More

Groundfloor Initiates Public Offering Using Reg A+ to Accelerate Growth

Groundfloor, a direct real estate investment platform, has launched an online public offering enabling any Groundfloor account holder to purchase stock directly from the company. The platform indicated that the online public offering aims to “level the cap table” so members of the public can… Read More

LendInvest Reports Record Month in January, £100 Million in Loan Applications

Online property lender LendInvest is reporting a record month of signed applications. According to the Fintech, in January 2019 they received 428 applications totaling £100 million in value. LendInvest said the volume was due in part to rapid hiring in their lending team The LendInvest… Read More

Property Partner Easily Tops £2 Million for First Opportunistic Fund

Property Partner announced its first “Opportunistic Fund” at the end of January. The new Fund is being launched to take advantage of the UK property market which has hit pause for the moment due to Brexit concerns. The Fund will “move fast as a cash… Read More

Securitize and Elevated Returns to Use Tezos to Tokenize $1 Billion of Real Estate

Elevated Returns (ER) and Securitize claim they will tokenize $1 billion of real estate assets using the Tezos blockchain. Elevated Returns is the company behind the first tokenized real estate offering with the launch of Aspencoin last year. Securitize is a compliance platform for digitizing securities…. Read More

EquityMultiple: Q4 2018 was Highest-Volume Quarter Yet at $13.2 Million

In a recent email, real estate crowdfunding platform EquityMultiple provided insight into platform operations. Real estate crowdfunding in the US is going through a period of transition as stronger platforms appear to be pulling away from the heard. There have been several, high profile closures… Read More

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