Real Estate

Realty Mogul hits $3 million in funding just 4 months into crowdfunding

CrowdFundBeat News: Realty Mogul, a real estate crowdfunding site, has just announced that it crossed the $3 million mark yesterday, after surpassing the $2 million at the end of June. The site is a marketplace for accredited investors to pool money online and buy shares of pre-vetted real estate investments. For a company that is bracing a relatively new concept in the real estate investing industry, Realty Mogul is experiencing an outstanding year. The company has already grabbed first place in 2 highly recognized competitions for startup companies. Earlier this year in March, Realty Mogul beat 50 other companies and came in first at the Founder…

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Crowdfunding’s Latest Invasion: Real Estate

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Crowdfunding is rapidly changing the real-estate investment market, offering developers new ways to finance projects, small investors a way in, and the socially conscious an avenue to support their local communities—and their local farms. Here is a rundown of the real-estate crowdfunding firms I think will have the biggest impact. (Full disclosure: I have advised Primarq (number 7) on its secondary market strategy, where investors can sell their shares without having to liquidate the actual properties.) 1. Fundrise –The company lets people invest in their local communities, earning profits while becoming socially involved. Since its August launch it has raised $575,000 for two projects in Washington,…

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Startup Takes Crowdfunding to Real Estate

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The crowdfunding space is heating up as the Securities and Exchange Commission inches closer to easing up on its stringent investment regulations. The latest L.A. company to try its hand at crowdfunding is Realty Mogul, which is taking the investment model to real estate. Realty Mogul announced Wednesday that is has launched out of private testing and raised $500,000 in seed funding. The company’s online platform is free for accredited investors – or people who make an annual salary of $200,000 or have a net worth of at least $1 million. Realty Mogul partners with real estate companies to find properties that those companies want to…

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Impact of Crowdfunding as Alternative Way to Raise Capital for Smaller Projects

For the architect, who is often the primary catalyst for new projects and construction, the crowdfunding concept holds special promise.

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