Tagged: florida

One Spark Announces Second Creator Application Deadline Extension

One Spark announced on Wednesday it has extended its creator application deadline once again after the devastating Hurricane Irma ripped through Florida and the Carribean last week. The Creator application deadline until midnight, September 16th. Innovators and entrepreneurs may apply for the 2017 Innovation Festival… Read More

DonorsChoose Launches Recovery Fund to Help Teachers Rebuild Classrooms Damaged by Hurricane Irma

Following the devastation that Hurricane Irma in Florida and also the Carribean, DonorsChoose announced it launched a recovery fund dedicated to helping teachers rebuild their classrooms that were damaged by the storm. While sharing details about the recovery fund, Charles Best, founder of DonorsChoose, stated: “Hurricanes Harvey… Read More

In Preparation for Hurricane Irma: One Spark Extends Creator Application Deadline

One Spark announced on Thursday it is extending the Creator application deadline until midnight on next Wednesday (September 13), to give potential Creators in high-risk areas time to prepare for the threat posed by Hurricane Irma. Innovators and entrepreneurs who wish to apply for the 2017… Read More

ArborCrowd Now Offering $69.7 Million Commercial Real Estate Deal to Investors in Miami

Online commercial real estate company ArborCrowd announced on Thursday it is now offering a new $69.7 million commercial real estate deal to investors. The Lago Paradiso property is described as a multifamily complex located in Miami, Florida.  According to ArborCrowd, investors now have the opportunity… Read More

Money360 Provides $3.25 Million Bridge Loan for Florida Office Complex

Commerical real estate marketplace lending platform, Money360, announced on Monday it has provided a $3.25 million bridge loan to the owner of the Regency Business Center, a four-building office property in Jacksonville, Florida. According to Money360, the loan was secured by a first-lien deed of trust and… Read More

Avesta Communities Secures $2.25M Through RealtyShares For Orlando Apartment Complex

RealtyShares announced on Thursday its community of investors raised $2.25 million to recapitalize and fund the renovation of Avesta Communities’ Bridgewater complex, a 344-unit apartment community located in Orlando, Fla. According to RealtyShares, Avesta Communities recently acquired the property below its appraised value and planned to perform… Read More

iFunding Secures Over $1.9M For Florida Preferred Equity Investment

Real estate crowdfunding platform iFunding announced on Tuesday it raised $1.95 million in preferred equity for a student housing apartment community which is located in Gainesville, Florida. The investment is being made just as the more than 600 bedroom property prepares to open for occupancy. Sharing details… Read More

RealtyShares Investors Raise $1.2M For Northwest Jacksonville Apartments

Real estate crowdfunding portal, RealtyShares, announced on Wednesday $1.2 million has been raised on its website to help finance the purchase and rehabilitation of a 76-unit multifamily property located in Jacksonville, Florida. RealtyShares revealed that the complex, which is sponsored by The Klutz Companies, received… Read More

Dutch Brewing Company Heineken Debuts Indiegogo Campaign to Restore Miami Marine Stadium

This week, Heineken launched a crowdfunding initiative on Indiegogo to raise $100,000 so that it may help restore the famous Miami Marine Stadium. The Dutch brewing company has formed a partnership with National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the City of Miami for this project…. Read More

iFunding Secures Funds For Florida’s Dania Beach Apartment Acquisition & Renovation

Real estate crowdfunding platform iFunding announced on Friday it has secured $700,000 for the acquisition and renovation of a 40-unit multifamily community located in Dania Beach, Florida, which is located between Miami and Fort Lauderdale. The sponsor of the project, KVR Properties, is known an experienced multifamily… Read More

RealtyShares Releases Data on Crowdfunding Projects Throughout Florida (Infographic)

On Tuesday, RealtyShares unveiled interesting data on crowdfunding projects that originate from the state of Florida. The website reports that it has leveraged its network of 20,000 investors to help fund more than 200 properties in Florida for $28.1 million. Mark Masterson, director of investments… Read More

Strong Support Continues: GoFundMe Initiative For Pulse Victims Surpasses $6.1M in Less Than Two Weeks

Less than two weeks after the devastating shooting at Orlando’s nightclub, Pulse, nearly 115,000 supporters of the victims have raised over $6.1 million through a GoFundMe campaign, which was launched by LGBT organization, Equality Florida. Following the shooting, which left 49 dead and 53 injured, the… Read More

GoFundMe Campaign For Orlando Pulse Victim Surpasses $5.1M in Four Days

Just four days after LGBT organization, Equality Florida, launched its Pulse Victim GoFundMe initiative, over 105,000 supporters have flocked to the page and donated $5.1 million. Over the weekend, a horrific shooting in Orlando’s club, Pulse, left 49 clubgoers dead and 53 injured. Following the… Read More

Orlando Shooting Victims’ GoFundMe Campaign Surpasses $3M in Less Than Two Days

Less than two days after LGBT rights group Equality Florida launched a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe dedicated to the victims of this weekend’s Orlando shooting, the initiative has officially surpassed $3 million thanks to over 69,000 supporters. As previously reported, the horrific shooting in Orlando’s club, Pulse, left… Read More

Brief: GoFundMe Donates $100,000 to Orlando Shooting Victims

  GoFundMe announced on Monday it is offering up $100,000 to the Orlando shooting victims. The devastating incident took place in at the nightclub, Pulse, and left 49 dead and 53 injured. The crowdfunding platform shared: “Today, GoFundMe donated $100,000 to the campaign supporting victims… Read More

Brief: GoFundMe Initiative For “The Voice” Star Christina Grimmie Captures Over $170,000 in Two Days

Following the death of The Voice star, Christina Grimmie, the singer’s manager Brian Teefey of LH7 Management launched a GoFundMe initiative to raise funds for her love ones. After her performance in Orlando, Florida, on Friday evening, the 22-year-old musician was shot and killed by 27-year-old, Kevin James Loibl…. Read More

LGBT Rights Group Equality Florida Raises Over $1.6M on GoFundMe For Orlando Pulse Victims

Over the weekend, a horrific shooting in Orlando’s club, Pulse, left 49 clubgoers dead and 53 injured. Following the event, LGBT rights group Equality Florida took to crowdfunding platform GoFundMe to raise $2 million for the victims and their families. Within one day, the campaign… Read More

RealtyMogul.com Announces Additional $7.5M of Closed Transactions

RealtyMogul.com announced on Wednesday the closing of five recent transactions, which includes four equity investments in commercial properties as well as an equity raise for a residential real estate fund. The platform revealed that its investors have funded $7.5 million through these opportunities, helping to finance multifamily,… Read More

Lendio Reveals Top 10 Best States for Small Business Lending (Infographic)

Lendio, an online service that helps business owners find small business loans, announced on Friday its top 10 best states for small business lending. This list was created in celebration of National Small Business Week and is based on lending data from the platform, which… 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