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Fundrise brings unique philosophy to alt-finance

One of the most interesting aspects of real estate crowdfunding is its potential as a catalyst for community-driven change. Most commercial properties are priced out of the financial reach of people and community groups who live nearby. This is especially ...

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Groundbreaking project allows Fundrise to look back

The recent opening of a communal food and retail market in a revitalized Washington, D.C. neighborhood provided a unique opportunity for a leading real estate crowdfunding platform to look back at its roots. “Back” in 2010, which is eons for crowdfunding, ...

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The six waves to watch in the world of crowdfunding

One of the outcomes of the 2008 global financial crisis was the “funding gap.” Banks were less willing to provide loans and investors moved capital into more stable platforms. In general, the market tolerated less risk. In this new environment, ...

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The Daily Dig for Saturday, Sept. 27

Today’s Daily Dig parks it across the pond before taking a quip trip to New Zealand before returning to the USA while avoiding O’Hare/Midway.   United Kingdom P2P FAQ’s YourMoney.com has answers to common questions asked by people considering investing ...

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Real estate crowdfunding: Post-valuations of $100M for Series A?

Fundrise recently announced that they raised $31 million from Renren, a Chinese technology firm, Ackman-Ziff (Real Estate Group) and Silverstein Properties (owners of the World Trade Center Twin Towers). My discussions with the founder Ben Miller, concerning the successes of this platform, have revealed that ...

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The Daily Dig for Wednesday, June 11

Today’s Daily Dig takes a peek into the future with items looking at what’s in store for cryptocurrencies, real estate crowdfunding, the banking system, and a popular site.   Kiva founder discusses site’s success and microfinance Premal Shah’s experience seeing economic ...

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