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AKA United Nations, First Crowdfunded Condos For Manhattan, Thanks To Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Prodigy Network

  The first real estate project in New York to be financed notably through crowdfunding, AKA United Nations, will open to guests starting Sept. 10, notes a recent story on BloombergBusiness. The extended-stay hotel-condominium on East 46th Street near Second Avenue cost $95 million to purchase and fix up… Read More

Peer-to-Peer Lender Money360 Closes $6.75M Commercial Real Estate Loan

Money360, Inc., an online peer-to-peer (P2P) commercial real estate lending platform, announced on Monday it has closed a $6.75 million commercial real estate loan in Chicago, which was funded by an institutional investor.  The two-year loan was made to an investment firm that focuses on operating… Read More

Prodigy Network Plans to Add Short-Term Rental Apartments to its Growing Real Estate Portfolio

Prodigy Network, one of  the most prominent real estate crowdfunding firms, aims to combine shared workspace and short-term rental apartments, according to the The Real Deal.  The firm hopes to launch the concept, sources said, at three locations in Manhattan: 17 John Street, a project that generated $35 million in… Read More

CrowdRise Community To Build World’s First Giving Tower For #GivingTuesday

CrowdRise, a leading platform for charitable crowdfunding, is partnering with hundreds of charities to build a Giving Tower to show the world’s philanthropic impact on #GivingTuesday. The Giving Tower will be built using augmented reality, think a really cool hologram. The campaign launched today (November… Read More

A Kickstarter-Funded Restaurant Won A Michelin Star Four Months After Opening

Getting a Michelin Star can be one of the great pinnacles of success for any chef. A Manhattan restaurant called The Musket Room won the award just four months after opening, and Kickstarter played an important role in the opening of the establishment. No, it… Read More

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