Tagged: brooklyn

New York based Blockchain Firm ConsenSys Acquires $200M to Expand Products like MetaMask, Infura

Blockchain-based solutions provider ConsenSys announced earlier this week that it had finalized a $200 million round, bringing its valuation to around $3.2 billion. New investors Marshall Wace, Third Point, ParaFi Capital, and Think Investments took part in ConsenSys‘ latest investments round. New partners that contributed… Read More

DeFi Report from ConsenSys: 2.91M Unique Ethereum Addresses Using Decentralized Finance Protocols in Q2 2021, a 65% Growth from Q1

The team at Brooklyn, New York based ConsenSys, a leading Ethereum (ETH) development studio, has published its latest report on the Current State of DeFi. The report from ConsenSys provides a detailed analysis of Ethereum’s decentralized finance ecosystem and its ongoing growth during Q2 2021…. Read More

Tokenized Real Estate Market Exceeds $32.7M, Security Token Market Approaching $750M: Report

The team at the Security Token Group (STG), which is focused on supporting the fast-evolving blockchain or DLT-based security tokens space, has released their June 2021’s edition of the Security Token Market Real Estate report. The STG states as you may notice, a new structure… Read More

Tokenized Real Estate Market Remains Steady at $25.5 Million, As Security Token Space Continues to Grow in 2021: Report

The team at Security Token Market (STM), which offers the latest insights on the global security tokens space, has published the April 2021 edition of the Security Token Market Real Estate report. Security Token Market (stomarket.com) hosts live-trading data from 33 major security tokens across… Read More

Gage & Tollner Partners with Wefunder: Great Eats, Nibbles & Sips in Brooklyn

No Eats ‘Til Brooklyn? Riffing on the Beastie Boys’ “No Sleep ‘Til Brooklyn” on this new revenue sharing Wefunder campaign which plans to bring back to life the historic and beloved Brooklyn restaurant Gage & Tollner. Gage & Tollner, once known for its stunning Gilded-Age dining room and its… Read More

Commercial Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform First RealFund Secures $500,000 of Preferred Equity for Brooklyn Property Renovation

First RealFund (FRF), a commercial real estate crowdfunding platform headquartered in New York City, announced on Thursday it raised $500,000 of preferred equity financing for the renovation of a 4-story brownstone in Brooklyn’s Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood. According to FRF, the project’s sponsor, XYZ Group, has pinpointed a… Read More

Blockchain Being Used to Power Renewable Energy Grid in Brooklyn

Correction: a previous version of this article stated that LO3’s blockchain technology was based on Ethereum. LO3 currently uses their own proprietary private blockchain technology. According to an article published by Politico last month, a pilot program was launched in a neighborhood of Brooklyn that… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter to Hold “Ghost Arcade” Games Festival

On Thursday, Kickstarter announced it is set to host its very own “Ghost Arcade” Games Festival at BRIC in Fort Greene Brooklyn on October 29th. The reward-based crowdfunding platform stated that visitors would get to experience both video and table games from New York-based creators…. Read More

Brief: Kickstarter Shows Off Pictures From 2016 Summer Festival in Brooklyn

Over the weekend, Kickstarter hosted its 2016 Summer Festival in Brooklyn’s Greene Park. The free event celebrated creativity and featured art, food, games and more from the Kickstarter community, including: A life-sized game of Exploding Kittens  Guided virtual reality meditation on Oculus Rift Royal Palms Shuffleboard fun… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter to Host 2016 Summer Festival at Brooklyn’s Fort Greene Park

Crowdfunding giant Kickstarter is set to host its 2016 Summer Festival at the Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn later this month. The event’s description reads: Celebrate creativity at the Kickstarter Summer Festival, a free event featuring art, food, games, and more from the Kickstarter community. Join… Read More

Oculus Brings Rift VR to Kickstarter Headquarters (Video)

On Monday, Kickstarter-success Oculus hit the streets of Brooklyn to visit the crowdfunding giant’s headquarters and brought over its famous project, Rift. The company successfully securing $2.4 million on Kickstarter nearly three and a half years ago. Last week, CEO of Oculus, Brendan Iribe, announced on Twitter that the… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter Celebrates STEM Projects By Hosting Event in Brooklyn Headquarters

Earlier this week, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter held a STEM event at its headquarters. It was revealed that those who attended the special event were able to enjoy some children-focused games that were all about programming. During an interview with Engadget, Kickstarter’s director of media relations… Read More

EQUITYMULITPLE Completes Initial Real Estate Funding Round; Announces Launch of Second Equity Deal

Last month, online marketplace platform EQUITYMULITPLE announced its second equity investment opportunity, which is a $12.9 million cash-flowing industrial park located in St. Petersburg, Florida. This launch comes on the heels of the company’s successful equity raise for its first project: Bushwack Capital’s $7.1 million development… Read More

CityFunders Unveils Investment in New York City’s Crown Heights Neighborhood

On Wednesday, real estate crowdfunding platform CityFunders announced the debut of an investment property located in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. The new property will be launched with the website’s new investment program, InvestSelect, which enables investors to choose their rate of return based on investment… 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

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

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

CityFunders Announces Bushwick’s First Crowdfunded Property

CityFunders, the real estate crowdfunding platform dedicated exclusively to offering properties in New York City, today announced the launch of the first investment in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn available to the crowd. The property, centrally located at 99 Scott Avenue, Brooklyn, is a 22,000 SF… Read More

New York’s Bumper Bot Seeks Funds Through Kickstarter For Car Protecting System

Bumper Bot, a Brooklyn-based startup, has announced that its unique bumper saving technology is now available for pre-order on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. An industry first, the Bumper Bot product is designed specifically to save drivers from bumps, scrapes, and more serious bumper damage through the use… Read More

Realty Mogul Takes a Bite of the Big Apple: Multi-family Brooklyn Property First NYC Investment

Realty Mogul, the online peer-to-peer marketplace for real estate investing, announced the completion of its first-ever crowdfunding project in New York, raising $1.6 million from 46 investors for two apartment buildings in Brooklyn and enabling project sponsor Cayuga Capital Management to recapitalize the property.  The… Read More

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