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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...

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Prodigy Network hit with second lawsuit in
2 months

The former head of operations at Prodigy Network has sued the crowdfunding firm and its CEO for breach of...

Crowdfunding startup RealtyShares to cease investing, faces mass layoffs

Crowdfunding startup RealtyShares to cease investing, faces mass layoffs

Real estate crowdfunding company RealtyShares is set to lay off the vast majority of its staff and faces an...

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...

Fundrise to launch two new “opportunistic” REITs

Fundrise to launch two new “opportunistic” REITs

Crowdfunding company Fundrise is launching two new real estate investment trusts, filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission show.

iFunding says it settled lawsuit from investor who wanted to dissolve company

iFunding says it settled lawsuit from investor who wanted to dissolve company

Real estate crowdfunding company iFunding says it settled a lawsuit brought by an investor who had sought to dissolve...

Fundrise ditches traditional crowdfunding to focus on REITs

Fundrise ditches traditional crowdfunding to focus on REITs

Fundrise has abandoned the real estate crowdfunding model it pioneered – at least for now. The company will instead...

LendingHome launches crowdfunding platform

LendingHome launches crowdfunding platform

LendingHome, an online mortgage marketplace backed by more than $100 million in venture funding, launched a crowdfunding platform. The move is bound to add to already intense competition in real estate crowdfunding, where dozens...

IFunding, CapStack settle fraud lawsuit

IFunding, CapStack settle fraud lawsuit

Real estate investment banking firm CapStack Partners settled its lawsuit against crowdfunding startup iFunding, according to sources and public records. In A Stipulation Filed With The New York Supreme Court Tuesday, the two parties...

Former Fundrise exec strikes back against extortion allegations

Former Fundrise exec strikes back against extortion allegations

Michael McCord, the recently fired CFO and treasurer of crowdfunding startup Fundrise’s mortgage REIT, has struck back against his...

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