RealtyShares

RealtyShares hires VP of commercial debt originations

Online real estate crowdfunding marketplace RealtyShares has named Bill Lanting its vice president of commercial debt originations. He will lead the expansion of RealtyShares’ commercial debt product. While with Thorofare Capital and Partners Capital, Mr. Lanting was responsible for bridge ...

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RealtyShares passes $200M mark

Online real estate investing marketplace RealtyShares has raised more than $200 million  in capital from its investors for residential and commercial real estate projects across the United States. RealtyShares has more than 25,000 accredited and institutional investors participating on its ...

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RealtyShares releases data on California projects

Online real estate crowdfunder RealtyShares has released data on its crowdfunding projects throughout California. Number of properties: 90 Number of RealtyShares investors: more than 20,000 Total raise: more than $53 million Commercial equity projects: 16 Top cities (transactions/value): Los Angeles ...

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RealtyShares names Chief Product Officer

Real estate crowdfunder RealtyShares has named Simon Morris as Chief Product Officer. He is responsible for technology and product development. “I chose to join RealtyShares because I’m interested in the dream of what this can be,” Mr. Morris explained. “The ...

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RealtyShares expanding into new property sectors

Online real estate investing marketplace RealtyShares has successfully crowdfunded a significant portion of a Marriott property in Columbus, OH. Close to $1.5 million of equity was raised from RealtyShares’ accredited investors.   RealtyShares CEO Nav Athwal said his investors were ...

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RealtyShares names CCO

Real estate crowdfunding marketplace RealtyShares has named Arash Sotoodehnia Chief Credit Officer. He will manage the platform’s risk analytic framework, policies and guidelines. Mr. Sotoodehnia joins RealtyShares from Citi, where he headed its risk policy and controls division. He has ...

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RealtyShares targets large investors with new equity fund

Online real estate crowdfunding marketplace RealtyShares is launching a diversified marketplace equity fund for institutions, single-family offices and high net worth individuals. “This fund represents our first significant outreach to larger investors, and will provide them with exposure to small-balance ...

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The Daily Dig for Wednesday, August 20

Kickstarter helping close gender funding gap It’s not exactly front page news that women are underrepresented in most business sectors.  Thanks in part to crowdfunding that gap is beginning to shrink.  Ruth Simon explains. Who are the most active Bay ...

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