GROUNDFLOOR, a crowdfunding lending platform, raises $4.2M in funding



Real estate lending platform GROUNDFLOOR recently raised an extra $4.2 million in funding, bring its total amount raised $6.2 million in the last two years.

Is Real Estate Crowdfunding Right For You?



When Congress passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) in 2012, the goal was to help small businesses find capital outside of traditional lending institutions to

The Evolution of Real Estate Crowdfunding



As a concept, crowdfunding began as a way to bring entrepreneurs and large networks of ordinary people together. It uses social media and dedicated websites to create entrepreneurial opportunities that weren’t easily accessible before.

Crowdfunding in Switzerland Reaches Record Highs



The crowdfunding market in Switzerland reached a record high volume of CHF374.5 million in 2017, an increase of almost 3 times more compared to the previous year. Much of the increase is driven by investments in real estate and financing of SMEs. The growth was monitored by the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts. […]

Cash-strapped buyers turn to crowdfunding to raise a down payment



A growing number of aspiring homeowners are turning to crowdfunding platforms as a way of raising funds to cover their down payments. Crowdfunding platforms such as HomeFundMe and Feather the Nest have recently emerged, catering specifically for the home down payment market, Realtor.com reports. The idea is that wannabe homeowners can use the platforms to […]

DiversyFund Launches $50 Million Growth Fund for Multifamily & Commercial Real Estate Deals



DiversyFund, a crowdfunding platform recently launched a $50 million growth fund for multi-family and commercial real estate deals.

Preferred Equity Financing Raised by First RealFund for Brooklyn Apartment Building



According to a press release, First RealFund, a commercial real estate crowdfunding platform which is headquartered in New York City, has raised

RealtyShares Featured on Airbnb



According to an article in Crowdfund Insider.com, Airbnb is now featuring RealtyShares as a financing resource.

iMate Apple Docking, Synching & Charging Station Exceeds Kickstarter Goal in 1 Day



iMate, an all-in-one docking station attracted a lot of interest on Kickstarter, more than achieving its goal in a single day. With iMate, users can plug, charge and sync all Apple devices at the same time using a dual Type-C power delivery docking station.

New Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Launched in New York City



An article in Born2Invest.com explains the concept of investing in property and in real estate crowdfunding. Basically, investors buy property to generate income but getting established is hard

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