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Category Archives: JOBS Act

5 Reasons why Hard Money Lenders are attracted to Crowdfunding?

Hard money lenders are small groups of investors or private individuals who lend money to house flippers or real estate developers based on the property they are buying and not their credit score. Such loans can cost up to twice the average mortgage and feature high origination fees. Despite this high cost of borrowing, real estate entrepreneurs can access up […]

The Key To Getting Funded? Investor Relations

by David Drake Since the JOBS Act became law in 2012, the Crowdfunding industry has spawned multiples businesses and an ecosystem made up of investors, entrepreneurs, and communicators. That’s right communications, or in this case Investor Relations is the key to getting funded or not. The key to a good conference call and the power to webcast that conference call […]

Is Alternative Finance Disruptive or Collaborative?

Alternative finance, a concept which encompasses peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding, has experienced rapid growth globally. It started in 2008, after the global financial crisis, as an online extension of conventional financing through family and friends, then spread to include online communities of issuers and investors across the globe. This led to the democratization and globalization of capital raising processes. Several […]

Institutional Real Estate Crowdfunding: Big Players Join the Crowd

It’s Time to Rethink Your Stance Current trends suggest that those who believe crowdfunding is a “minority capital” and that it excludes (to a large extent) the participation of high-profile investors should now reconsider. High-profile investors – institutions, angel investors, venture capitalists, and high net worth individuals – have begun co-investing alongside capital raised from “the crowd”. In the real […]

Real Estate Crowdfunding: Post-Valuations Of $100M For Series A?

Fundrise has 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 Fundrise is currently on a hiring growth stage. At $31 million raised, assuming that they give up 40% […]

DITMo: Minimum Wage WARNING to States

Subsistence, livable wage and minimum wage as monetary terms differ. A person working forty hours weekly supporting an average household should set the minimum bar in the free market for wages enough to provide for that household. This is a livable wage. It seems that a free market natural minimum guideline for a forty hour worker would approximate a basic […]

A Whodunit for Fund Managers

Piecing together clues to solve a mystery has a certain appeal – especially when the dramatic reveal shows that we were right. The same process of piecing together clues and evidence can be used to help Increase your AUM. Rest assured, it doesn’t require stakeouts, wiretaps and a reluctant ex-partner in the police department. In fact, you could be finding […]

Top 4 Reasons Why 2016 is the Year of Crowdfunding Automation

  2016 is the year when online automation revolution in equities and securities of private companies will take place.   American tech firms  such as FundAmerica, CrowdValley, and WealthForge, are already leading the way in streamlining the automation process. Most importantly, these processes are in compliance with the online requirements of the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority […]

Top 6 Real Estate Trends and Opportunities That Will Shape Your Business in 2016

One City Center at Downtown Allentown, an 18-hour city Photo credit: citycenterlehighvalley.com The US real estate industry is predicted to maintain its constant progress through 2016, energized by improved fundamentals, the resilience of investors and the market’s growing flexibility, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2016, a report co-published by #PwC US and the Urban Land Institute #ULI.    Real estate has […]

10 Tech Holiday Travel Tips to Keep You and Your Data Safe

Traveling with electronic devices puts personal and critical business information at risk. As we embark on the busy holiday travel season, we decided to share some useful tips to help prevent your data and devices from falling into the wrong hands. Here are Eze Castle Integration’s top 10: Back up Your Data Before You Leave: Prior to traveling, back up […]