Tagged: brooklyn

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

Humans of New York Blog Launches Indiegogo Project to Send Brooklyn Middle Schoolers to Harvard; Captures Nearly $540,000 in Two Days

On Thursday (January 22nd), Brandon Stanton, the face behind the popular photography blog Humans of New York, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $100,000 to send the students of Mott Hall Brides Academy in Brownsville, Brooklyn to prestigious university, Harvard. The campaign reads,… Read More

Brief: Fundrise Raises $1.4M from 33 Investors for Multi-Family Portfolio in Bushwick, Brooklyn

Real estate crowdfunding platform, Fundrise, announced on Monday (October 27th) it has raised $1.4 million from 33 accredited investors for a multi-family portfolio at 290 and 294 Harman Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Participants provided anywhere from $5,000 to $500,000 and are projected to receive a 12 percent… Read More

Brooklyn Resident Launches Kickstarter For New Bull Journal & Website; Raises $23,000 in 24 Hours

On Monday (September 15th) Brooklyn resident Ryder Carroll launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $10,000 for his product, Bullet Journal. Originally seeking only $10,000, the project hit the initial goal and raised $23,000 within 24 hours. The Bullet Journal has the ability to… Read More

Paulie Gee’s DTLA Raises Equity on Fundable: For the Love of Pizza

New York-based Paulie Gee’s DTLA has recently launched its crowdfunding campaign on Fundable and is seeking to bring Greenpoint, Brooklyn’s favorite slice to the Arts District of downtown LA.  To date, detailed financial and investor information remains disclosed only to registered Fundable investors regarding Paulie Gee’s crowdfunding campaign…. Read More