Real Estate

Propy Reaps $15M in PRO Token Sale, Partners with Leju Holdings & Ukrainian Government

Propy, the global property store and decentralized title registry, has raised $15 million from 6,597 participants in its PRO token sale to put the international real estate market on the blockchain. Prior to the start of the public sale, Propy and CEO Natalia Karayaneva secured $2 million in… Read More

Property Crowdfunding Platform Property Moose Receives £850,000 Investment

Property Moose, a property focused crowdfunding platform, has secured £850,000 of equity funding from RCP Holdings, a Guernsey-based Asset Management firm. DFI Financial Services Limited, DBA as Property Moose, has now raised more than £2 million since its inception in 2013. Several years ago, Property… Read More

DiversyFund Sells Pre-IPO Shares in Accredited Offer

DiversyFund, a real estate crowdfunding marketplace, is selling pre-IPO shares in a Series A crowdfunding round through a Reg D 506(c) offering. DiversyFund stated; “We are excited to become a customer-owned company, and our goal is to pursue an IPO in the next 2-4 years…. Read More

RealtyShares Raises $28 Million During Series C Funding Round

RealtyShares announced on Thursday it raised $28 million during its Series C funding round, which included participation from Cross Creek Advisors, Danhua Capital, Barry Sternlicht (Founder of Starwood Capital and Starwood Resorts) and Bow Capital, along with prior investors Union Square Ventures, General Catalyst Partners, and… Read More

Sharestates Appoints New Chief Operating Officer, Adds SOC 2 Type 2 Certification

Sharestates, an online real estate crowdfunding marketplace, has announced that Nicole Joseph has joined the executive team as the new Chief Operating Officer. Joseph will partner with the company’s CEO, Allen Shayanfekr, to run operations and compliance while broadening infrastructure to support the firm’s continuous… Read More

EstateGuru’s Loan Originations Top €30 million

Following the peer to peer lenders most successful month in August, the EstateGuru’s loan volume has now exceeded €30 million. EstateGuru is an Estonia-based online marketplace for secured property loans. According to information provided by EstateGuru, in August the platform’s originations was nearly €4 million…. Read More

Now Live: stREITwise’s Online REIT Reg A+ IPO for Diversified Real Estate Portfolio

stREITwise has launched a Regulation A+ IPO for its online commission-free real estate investment with direct investment on its own website. The company’s first Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) – 1st stREIT Office – seeks to provide a diversified portfolio of institutional-quality office buildings with… Read More

Groundfloor Announces $100 Million Lending Capital Expansion With Direct Access Capital

Real estate lending marketplace Groundfloor announced on Tuesday it has entered into a whole loan purchase relationship with Direct Access Capital (DAC), a specialty finance company focused on providing liquidity to non-bank lenders of short term residential backed business loans. According to the online lender, this… Read More

Pittsburgh Tech Council Names Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Small Change Tech 50 Awards Finalist

On Monday, real estate crowdfunding platform Small Change announced the Pittsburgh Technology Council has named it a Tech 50 Awards Finalist in the “Start-Up of the Year” Category. Small Change revealed that the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s annual Tech 50 Awards recognize southwestern Pennsylvania’s most successful, innovative, and… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

Online Marketplace Lenders Banned from Lending to College Students in China On September 6th, Zhao Jianjun, deputy director of the Department of Finance at Ministry of Education, announced at a press conference that online marketplace lenders are banned from lending to college students in China…. Read More

Homegrown Launches Resident Development Platform For Everyday Investors

On Thursday, Homegrown, launched its residential property investment platform focusing solely on the construction of new homes. The FCA-authorized platform will now provide retail investors with access quality residential development projects alongside institutional investors and is targeting average net returns of 15% per annum. The minimum… Read More

Why Online Investing Makes It Easy to Diversify Your Real Estate Portfolio

Modern Portfolio Theory is based on the idea that certain types of investment risk can be mitigated through a strategic pattern of diversification and asset allocation. Diversification is important because it spreads risk across multiple types of investments within a single portfolio. By diversifying into… Read More

Ten-X Teams Up With Money360 To Offer Financing Services For Commercial Real Estate Transaction Marketplace

Earlier this week, online real estate transaction marketplace Ten-X Commercial announced it has formed a partnership with real estate crowdfunding platform Money360. The company revealed this new partnership will expand the investor pool for commercial properties listed on its platform by giving prospective buyers assurance they will… Read More

CrowdStreet Offers First Real Estate Investment Opportunity for Non-Accredited Investors under Reg A+

Real estate crowdfunding platform CrowdStreet has announced its first offer that is available to both accredited and non-accredited investors. CrowdStreet enables commercial real estate firms to efficiently and cost-effectively attract and manage investors using their online channel. The offering on CrowdStreet is being made available through… Read More

Fundrise Re-Opens Income eREIT

Fundrise, the very first real estate crowdfunding platform in the US, has re-opened its Income eREIT to investors. The Income eREIT was one of the first two eREITs Fundrise ever issued. Fundrise pretty much launched the real estate crowdfunding sector when it utilized old Regulation… Read More

RealtyShares Reports: $10.3 Million Raised for Industrial Real Estate Deals in San Francisco and Boston MSA

Online real estate marketplace RealtyShares announced on Tuesday the closing of two industrial real estate financing transactions in San Francisco and Boston MSA. The amount raised between the deals was $10.3 million. RealtyShares stated it secured  $8.7 million industrial debt loan for a San Francisco… Read More

Former Acquire Real Estate CEO: “When We Decided to Sell the Company, it Became Apparent that RealtyShares Was the Right Choice”

Last month, Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares announced it acquired technology-first, marketplace platform Acquire Real Estate. The funding portal described Acquire as an innovative rival that has set a bar for product development within the industry. The company focused on developing industry-first products to serve its commercial sponsors and investors, keeping the platform… Read More

American Homeowner Preservation Hits Pause on New Investments

American Homeowner Preservation (AHP) has announced they have temporarily suspended accepting new investments. AHP is company that purchases distressed mortgages, typically at a steep discount, and then works with homeowners to find a solution to get the loans performing again. In operation since 2008, AHP… Read More

DreamFunded Now Offers Real Estate Investments Using Reg CF

DreamFunded Real Estate has launched its first real estate investment opportunity under Reg CF. DreamFunded is a FINRA approved crowdfunding platform that may offer securities the newest crowdfunding exemption. This iteration of crowdfunding allows any investor access to these opportunities – not just wealthier, accredited… Read More

Hybrid Estate Agent Vesper Homes Seeks £100,000 Through Equity Offering on Seedrs

Hybrid estate agent, Vesper Homes, is currently seeking a minimum of £100,000 through its equity offering on crowdfunding platform Seedrs. The company is currently offering 8% in equity, with a valuation of £1,150,800. The company stated that it offers users all of the same services… Read More