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Amazon: Fundrise Allows You to Invest in Property Near Amazon’s DC Headquarters with New eFund

Real estate investment platform Fundrise says it has been quietly accumulating property near the area Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has just announced they will be establishing a new headquarters. Amazon’s east coast headquarters will create a huge economic impact for the DC/Northern Virginia market, not to mention… Read More

Crowdfunding Success: Fundrise Passes IPO Target in Just 24 Hours, Stands at $14.6 Million

Real estate investment platform Fundrise has shared an update on their initial public offer (IPO) using Regulation A+, an offer we first uncovered in January. As we reported last week, Fundrise filed an amended Form 1-A with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the name of… Read More

Fundrise is Crowdfunding Itself Under Reg A+

The other day Crowdfund Insider shared that Fundrise was preparing for its “Greatest Innovation Yet”, today we may have a bit more information. Fundrise is going to crowdfund itself. True to form, the real estate marketplace will use Reg A+ to raise capital and offer equity… Read More

Fundrise Prepares to Launch their “Greatest Innovation Yet”

Fundrise has posted a page blocker announcing a new feature or application to be revealed soon. While short on details, Ben Miller, CEO and co-founder, states they are preparing to embark on “perhaps our greatest innovation yet.” Fundrise was the first online investment platform to… Read More

Fundrise Spins Off its Real Estate Investment Branch RSE Capital Partners

Crowdfunding real estate platform Fundrise is spinning off  RSE Capital Partners, its real estate investment branch, into a stand-alone company, according to several news sources. The new standalone firm will continuation to focus on origination, underwriting, investment and management for the company’s eREIT platform. RSE currently collaborates with top brokers and… Read More

Fundrise is “On Track” to Raise $250 Million with New eREITs

As expected, Fundrise has officially launched three new eREITs described as a “revolutionary direct to investor crowdfunding model.”  These new real estate investment vehicles will put Fundrise “on track” to raise a quarter of a billion dollars during the coming year.  Fundrise now lists 5… Read More

Using Reg A+, eREITs Have Now Raised Over $70 Million on Fundrise

In December of 2015 Fundrise, a trailblazer in the real estate crowdfunding sector, made a dramatic strategic shift. The platform decided to leverage Title IV of the JOBS Act, otherwise known as Reg A+, to create a fund of diversified real estate assets they labeled… Read More

Fundrise Co-Founder Dan Miller Provides Update & Insight into Future Projects

Fundrise deserves much credit for being a trailblazer in the real estate crowdfunding sector of finance. Officially launched in 2012, the concept of Fundrise was crafted before the JOBS Act even existed. Entrepreneurs and brothers, Ben and Dan Miller, conceived a plan to allow residents… Read More

Fundrise Stops Originating New Deals Except for eREIT Offer

Fundrise has “paused” offering new stand-alone real estate investment opportunities to focus on their ongoing eREIT offer.  The pivot in strategy was first uncovered by the Real Deal (TRD) that noted Fundrise had ditched its traditional crowdfunding focus. While Fundrise has been actively listing new investments… Read More

Ex-Fundrise CFO Tells Washington Post “Extortion Allegations are Baseless”

Last month, Crowdfund Insider reported that Fundrise had terminated its CFO for allegations of extortion.  In a filing with the SEC, Fundrise CEO and founder Ben Miller stated; “I am saddened to have to inform you that an employee of our company has engaged in… Read More

Shocker: Fundrise Files Report with SEC Alleging Extortion Attempt by Former CFO

Fundrise, a leading real estate crowdfunding platform, stunned investors and supporters alike with a filing posted to the SEC that indicated Michael S. McCord, CFO of Fundrise, had been terminated for allegations of extortion. The statement filed with the SEC said; Strategic Investors & Advisors… Read More

Fundrise: High Standards + Hot Real Estate Market = Fewer Deals

Ben Miller, co-founder of real estate crowdfunding platform Fundrise, has published a missive addressing some investor inquiries. In an annual letter to investors, Miller explains the side effect of high standards during a hot real estate market. Miller states the most frequent question he receives… Read More

Fundrise’s Ben Miller Reveals How He Raised $27M Through LinkedIn

This week, co-founder of Fundrise, Ben Miller, wrote a piece for Forbes about how Chinese social media site Renren‘s COO, James Liu, offered up $27 million through the social media platform for professionals, LinkedIn. Miller shared in the article: “As any startup founder will tell you,… Read More

Brief: Fundrise Announces Upcoming U.S. Investment Opportunity

On Wednesday, Fundrise CEO Ben Miller announced that the platform is launching its next investment opportunity for everyone in the U.S. Miller stated in an email: “We’ve already seen tremendous interest, with more than 15,000 people joining the waitlist. Good investments are inherently scarce and sourcing… Read More

Fundrise Files $50 Million Reg A+ Offer For REIT. First Ever for Real Estate Platform

Real estate crowdfunding platform, Fundrise, has filed a Regulation A+ offering for $50 million as part of the world’s first “e-REIT”. Under Reg A+ rules, non-accredited investors will now have access to the real estate offers listed on the Fundrise platform. The form 1-A  filed with the… Read More

Ben Miller of Fundrise: “Crowdfunding Will Fund A Golden Swanicorn”

  Fundrise co-founder and CEO Ben Miller has released a letter commenting on final rules for retail equity crowdfunding which were revealed today by the SEC. Fundrise is a leading real estate crowdfunding platform that trailblazed non-accredited investing with their utilization of the old Regulation… Read More

Dan Miller Departs Fundrise

Fundrise co-founder Dan Miller has parted ways with real estate crowdfunding platform Fundrise – according to multiple reports. Founded with his older brother Ben, Fundrise became an iconic trailblazer in the real estate crowdfunding space and probably the first property platform to offer investment opportunity… Read More

Brief: Fundrise Links with Birtcher Anderson Realty to Finance Arizona Retail Development Project

“Crowdfunding is the future of real estate financing,” commented Fundrise CEO and Co-Founder Ben Miller. Asserting the partnership as the first-ever crowdfunded commercial construction loan, Jay Maddox of the commercial real estate services company Avison Young brokered a deal with Fundrise which resulted in the real-estate platform’s providing Birtcher Anderson… Read More

Fundrise Unveils First-Ever Crowdfunded Home Development in Palm Springs

On Monday, real estate crowdfunding platform Fundrise announced it has partnered with Alta Verde Group to provide $1.5 million in financing for the development of a 14-unit luxury home development in Palm Springs, California – the company’s first project in the state. Alta Verde Group purchased the property… Read More

Fundrise Joins with 306 7th Street to Provide $2M for Apartment in Brooklyn

Fundrise, a real estate crowdfunding platform, has announced a new partnership with 306 7th Street LLC to provide $2 million in funding for an apartment repositioning in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn. The sponsor has hired JBS Project Management to oversee the development. Investors… Read More

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