Investment Crowdfunding News

Here’s some recent investment crowdfunding news from around the ecosystem, including from the blogs of the 101 platforms in our database of crowdfunded and alternative investment platforms.

RealtyShares Makes its Mark with Recent Deals in Texas and Florida

RealtyShares Continues to Make its Mark in Multifamily and Hotel with Recent Deals in Texas and Florida At RealtyShares, offering a diverse product mix is crucial for giving our partners the best possible experience. Oftentimes, our sponsors and investors cite the diversity of our projects as... The post RealtyShares Makes its...

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BREAKING: AgriProtein Raises $105m for Insect Farms

AgriProtein is constructing insect factories across the Middle East, Asia and South Africa that use municipal waste as feedstock. The post BREAKING: AgriProtein Raises $105m for Insect Farms appeared first on AgFunderNews.

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Why Tyson Ventures is Investing in Sustainability and the Internet of Food

Tom Mastrobuoni, CFO of Tyson Ventures, speaks in-depth about the company's targeted investment areas and the rationale for investing in Beyond Meat, Memphis Meat, Future Meat, Tovala and FoodLoqiQ. The post Why Tyson Ventures is Investing in Sustainability and the Internet of Food appeared first on AgFunderNews.

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If You're Comfortable, You're Doing it Wrong: 3 Tips for Winning in Business

Just the thrill of owning a business can be rewarding, but all business owners are ultimately in it to win it. There's no easy formula to succeeding in business- if there were, everyone would be able to do it! There are almost as many tips and guides as there are...

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PeerStreet’s Nia Patel Named One of HousingWire’s 2018 Rising Stars

Los Angeles, Calif.–June 1, 2018– PeerStreet, a marketplace for investing in real estate backed loans, is honored to announce that Nia Patel has been named to HousingWire’s 2018 Rising Stars list of young leaders to watch in the housing industry. HousingWire’s 2018 Rising Stars list recognizes talent that demonstrates leadership...

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Crypto Lending Vs. Marketplace Lending: Where Are the Proven Results?

Every day, it seems, there’s a new crypto lending firm opening its doors. In fact, the entire crypto ecosystem is... The post Crypto Lending Vs. Marketplace Lending: Where Are the Proven Results? appeared first on Real Estate Investors Blog | Sharestates, LLC.

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What is a Set-Aside?

As a small business owner, you are not limited to only providing your goods or services to the general consumer public- you can also sell them to the government! Many business owners are intimidated by the prospect of government contracting, thinking that there's no way their small business can compete...

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Forget Cryptocurrencies. The Real Opportunities are in Entrepreneurship

It seems like everyone is pitching a new cryptocurrency “investment” these days. Telegram raised more than $1.5 billion in an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) this year, and startups like Dragon, Filecoin and Tezos have all raised 9-figure sums this way. Even as prices of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies crashed early...

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The AgriFood News Aggregator: Tyson Innovation Lab, PepsiCo Acquiring Bare Foods, FBN Certified Ag Data Transparent, more

The AgriFood News Aggregator features headlines from around the globe collected on AgFunder’s news sharing platform #feedit each week. Have news to share? Post it here and engage, share, and debate with your peers. The post The AgriFood News Aggregator: Tyson Innovation Lab, PepsiCo Acquiring Bare Foods, FBN Certified Ag Data Transparent, more appeared first on...

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BREAKING: Gates Foundation Invests in Dairy Tech Stellapps $14m Series B, First in India

This is the first equity investment by the Gates Foundation in India, highlighting the importance of modernizing India's dairy sector, according to Mark Kahn, partner of Omnivore. The post BREAKING: Gates Foundation Invests in Dairy Tech Stellapps $14m Series B, First in India appeared first on AgFunderNews.

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Investment Diversification with Real Estate Marketplace Lending

For investment success, it’s important to create an asset allocation that considers your financial circumstances and long-term goals. Diversification doesn’t... The post Investment Diversification with Real Estate Marketplace Lending appeared first on Real Estate Investors Blog | Sharestates, LLC.

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How Do Litigation Funders Evaluate New Cases?

Few things contribute more directly to the success of litigation funders and their investors than the steps taken to evaluate the cases they ultimately choose to finance. In assessing new investment opportunities, litigation funding companies investigate a wide range of key indicators, including analysis from trusted industry and legal experts....

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Rosie the Riveter: A Trailblazer for Modern Women

Everyone is familiar with the image of Rosie the Riveter - a fierce-looking brunette woman, hair back in a red bandana, rolling up a sleeve over her flexed bicep under a text bubble that reads matter-of-factly "We Can Do It!" Coming out of World War II, Rosie's image was synonymous with...

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Agtech Recruitment: Do You Need Ag Experience to Work in Agtech?

Requiring new hires to have agriculture experience can be severely limiting, and potentially detrimental to the growth of the company, argues Maximillian Cunha. The post Agtech Recruitment: Do You Need Ag Experience to Work in Agtech? appeared first on AgFunderNews.

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ecoRobotix Raises $10.7m Series B Led by BASF, Capagro to Take Weeding Robot Across Europe

ecoRobotix's first product is a solar-powered autonomous robot weeder that targets the application of herbicide based on GPS and sensors that enable it to detect weeds between crop rows. The post ecoRobotix Raises $10.7m Series B Led by BASF, Capagro to Take Weeding Robot Across Europe appeared first on AgFunderNews.

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Single-Family Rental Investment Forum Recap: State of the Industry

The 6th Annual Single-Family Rental Investment Forum (East) took place last week in Miami, and team Roofstock returned with fresh industry insights (and maybe a sunburn or two).

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BREAKING: New Food Index Reveals ‘High Risk’ Meat & Fish Stocks Worth $152bn inc McDonalds, KFC Suppliers

A new food index has labeled 36 meat and fish suppliers as "high risk" for public market investors because they fail to manage critical business risks such as greenhouse gas emissions and antibiotics risk. The post BREAKING: New Food Index Reveals ‘High Risk’ Meat & Fish Stocks Worth $152bn inc McDonalds,...

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BREAKING: 10 AgriFood Tech Startups from 10 Countries Selected to Join FoodTrack by Maersk

From a total 310 applications, of which they evaluated 188, startups from 10 different countries operating across the food chain were selected to join the program next month. The post BREAKING: 10 AgriFood Tech Startups from 10 Countries Selected to Join FoodTrack by Maersk appeared first on AgFunderNews.

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How & Why Wunder Capital Raised $112M in Financing?

CoFounder & CEO of Wunder Capital, Bryan Birsic, hosted a live webinar on May 22, 2018 entitled How & Why Wunder Capital Raised $112M in Financing? Below find a video recording of the webinar: And here are the slides from the presentation: CoFounder & CEO of Wunder Capital, Bryan Birsic,...

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Prosper Performance Update: April 2018

Today we are sharing performance data from the Prosper portfolio for April 2018. Prosper is continuing to migrate to a lower risk book. In April, 55.2% of assets were rated AA-B vs. 53.5% in March. The post Prosper Performance Update: April 2018 appeared first on Prosper Blog.

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7 Signs it's Time for Your Business to Hire More Staff

Business is great. Client orders for your services keep piling up. As a result, your employees are all working extra hours to beat deadlines. Unfortunately, fatigue is slowly kicking in, and you can see that your workforce results are beginning to head in the wrong direction. Is it time to...

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Can Imagery Cure India’s Food System Woes?

Hemendra Mathur discusses how image processing could be truly disruptive in Indian agriculture for solving the inherent problems of productivity, grading and sorting, yield estimation, pest detection, traceability, and detecting food adulteration. The post Can Imagery Cure India’s Food System Woes? appeared first on AgFunderNews.

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Direct Lending Options for Real Estate Professionals

Real estate crowdfunding (RECF) benefits the real estate market by helping those in need to raise capital for property acquisition and specific project... The post Direct Lending Options for Real Estate Professionals appeared first on Real Estate Investors Blog | Sharestates, LLC.

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5 Money Mistakes You’re Making That It’s Not Too Late to Fix

Having better control of your day-to-day and month-to-month finances means you’re better able to absorb bumps in the road, make progress toward your financial goals and, ultimately, have the financial freedom to make choices to enjoy life. We all make mistakes on the path to achieving financial well-being — but...

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You Gotta Spend Money to Make Money: The Impact of Investing in Business Technology

Just like accounting and legal services, technology has become an essential component of all businesses today. But just like those services, the cost can leave small business owners with sticker shock. Adopting tech can also present your business with the added challenge of keeping up and staying current as technology...

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10 Agtech Startups for Smallholder Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa

There is a groundswell of startups and technologies emerging to help smallholders increase efficiencies and hopefully move many from subsistence farming to farming for profit. The post 10 Agtech Startups for Smallholder Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa appeared first on AgFunderNews.

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Fund Closing

2015A+ Fund Closed From our family to yours, thank you for your investment in AHP Fund. Your investment will continue to be put to good use by allowing us to purchase past due mortgages and offer consensual solutions to struggling homeowners. This in turn helps their families and communities. To...

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Prosper Introduces Loans Up To $40,000 For Borrowers

Today we’re pleased to announce that Prosper now offers qualified borrowers access to loans up to $40,000. At Prosper, our mission is to help people advance their financial wellbeing. Personal loans offer people a smart alternative to high-rate credit cards for things like debt consolidation and costly home improvement projects....

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Sharestates Closes Over $1 Billion in Real Estate Loans – Launches $100K Giveaway

Introducing the $100k Giveaway Sharestates is excited to announce that we have originated over $1,000,000,000 in real estate loans! To... The post Sharestates Closes Over $1 Billion in Real Estate Loans – Launches $100K Giveaway appeared first on Real Estate Investors Blog | Sharestates, LLC.

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