Crowdfunding

As crowdfunding startups rethink their business model, many are becoming more like traditional real estate investment firms (Credit: iStock)

To survive, crowdfunding firms are remaking themselves

Starting in 2012, a wave of crowdfunding startups sought to take advantage of new regulations to revolutionize real-estate investment...

To survive, crowdfunding firms are remaking themselves
Crowdfunding: Crowded out?

Crowdfunding: Crowded out?

Crowdfunding was once touted as the next big thing — a way for average investors to get into the lucrative world of real estate and a way for platforms to tap a new spigot...

Crowdfunding: Crowded out?
What’s old is new: Real estate private equity firms raise funds by emailing investors

What’s old is new: Real estate private equity firms raise funds by emailing investors

A Chicago-based company is providing real estate investors with a somewhat retro way to raise capital — emailing really rich people. Capitalizing on changes...

What’s old is new: Real estate private equity firms raise funds by emailing investors
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Former Fundrise exec strikes back against extortion allegations

From the New York website: Michael McCord, the recently fired CFO and treasurer of crowdfunding startup Fundrise’s mortgage REIT,...

Former Fundrise exec strikes back against extortion allegations
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Fund managers double down on online real estate investing — but are they crowding out the little guy?

From the New York website: When real estate crowdfunding startups first emerged in 2011, their function was simple: match developers looking for equity with hundreds...

Fund managers double down on online real estate investing — but are they crowding out the little guy?
Crowdfunding platform Fundrise fires CFO over extortion allegations

Crowdfunding platform Fundrise fires CFO over extortion allegations

From the New York website: Fundrise fired its mortgage REIT’s chief financial officer and treasurer Michael McCord, alleging that...

Crowdfunding platform Fundrise fires CFO over extortion allegations
Developer launches new crowdfunding platform in Miami

Developer launches new crowdfunding platform in Miami

Metronomic, a development firm based in Coral Gables, has launched its own crowdfunding web platform in hopes of cashing...

Developer launches new crowdfunding platform in Miami
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Investor wants to dissolve crowdfunding pioneer iFunding

From the New York website: Crowdfunding startup iFunding got hit with its second lawsuit since December, after investor Michael J....

Investor wants to dissolve crowdfunding pioneer iFunding
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Crowdfunder offers equity in St. Pete industrial park

A real estate crowdfunding platform online has announced its second investment offering of equity in an industrial park in St. Petersburg...

Crowdfunder offers equity in St. Pete industrial park
Taming the crowd: What does Fundrise’s new REIT mean for crowdfunding?

Taming the crowd: What does Fundrise’s new REIT mean for crowdfunding?

From the New York website: What does it mean for the health of real estate crowdfunding if one of its...

Taming the crowd: What does Fundrise’s new REIT mean for crowdfunding?
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