Investment Crowfunding News

ShareStates
SOUTH & WEST : FINAL QUARTER REAL ESTATE REPORT FOR 2020

With lockdowns ravaging California to close the year, the housing market continued on a tear. The median sales price crossed the $712K threshold

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GROUNDFLOOR
Accredited vs. Non-Accredited Investors: What's the Difference?

Learn about the difference between accredited and non-accredited investors and how that applies to real estate investing.

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Republic
Announcing Republic’s VP4 Cohort

With the introduction of the VP4 cohort, Republic Venture Partners are now more than 100 strong.

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Roofstock
U.S. Cities With The Most Single-Family Rentals

To find which metropolitan areas have the most single-family rentals, our researchers analyzed U.S. Census data on rentals and housing.

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Republic
Courtney Boyd, AKUA

What’s the inspiration behind AKUA? In 2016, I was invited to visit my first restorative kelp farm, which was about a 5-minute boat ride into the Thimble Islands near New Haven, CT – not too far from where I grew up actually.  Sorting through ocean-farme...

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Republic
Celebrating Black founders on Republic

Support Black founders who are shaping our future

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Republic
Alt-meat startups are booming

Plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy are increasingly popular with consumers. In this article we review 4 live deals on Republic in this space.

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StartEngine
Understanding the Form C

When you launch a Regulation Crowdfunding campaign, you’ll need to file a disclosure document known as a Form C with the SEC. Here's how it works.

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HappyNest App
Investing in REITs and Everything You Need to Know - HappyNest App

Investing in REITs has been a crowd favorite for a long time. This guide helps you understand the benefits, types, and potential of various kinds of REITs.

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GROUNDFLOOR
Introducing the GROUNDFLOOR ADU Pilot Program

GROUNDFLOOR is pleased to announce a new loan pilot program to spur accessory dwelling unit (ADU) growth in Atlanta.

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GROUNDFLOOR
2020 Year in Review

GROUNDFLOOR looks back at investment and loan data and statistics from 2020.

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Crowdfund Insider
Crowdfunded on Seedrs, Investors in Senta to Receive Up to 120x Return as Company is Acquired

Seedrs is out with a note this morning sharing that Senta has been acquired by Iris Software Group. Senta listed three securities offerings on Seedrs and investors may anticipate a decent return on their investment. Seedrs reports that this exit represents the largest percentage return

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EquityMultiple
Investor Story - Geoff

We enjoy connecting with investors and learning about their unique stories, experiences, and strategies. EquityMultiple’s Investor Relations Team has spoken with countless investors across the United States. This is an interview with Geoff, an entrepreneur and EquityMultiple investor from Charlotte, North Carolina… Tell us a bit about yourself … outside of work, what do you […]

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Wealth Management
Multifamily Properties Are Positioned for a Strong 2021

The rollout of a vaccine and the likelihood of more federal COVID-19 relief measures in the near term will help sustain the apartment sector.

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Republic
Erik Young, Audios

What’s the inspiration behind Audios? The concept of Audios originally started with my desire to connect my Bluetooth speaker to several (i.e. 5+) of my friends’ Bluetooth speakers. We were on a ski trip and we spontaneously decided to put on a house part...

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Litigation Finance Insights
Introducing LexShares' New Investor Dashboard

LexShares is excited to share a reimagined dashboard that makes investing in litigation finance assets more informative for our growing community.

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Crowdfund Insider
Danger! UK Financial Conduct Authority Tells Consumers Investing in Crypto Could Lead to Total Loss of Money

The UK Financial Conduct Authority has issued a statement on the risk of investing in cryptocurrency during a time when Bitcoin has hit all-time highs before backing off by over 15% erasing billions in gains. The FCA states: 'The FCA is aware that some firms

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Republic
Startups: the ultimate long-term investment

By nature, startups are long-term investments. Today we go over the pros and cons of this unique asset class.

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Republic
Evaluating traction, team, and product

In this article we cover three of the most important aspects of analyzing startup deals: traction, team, and product.

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Cointelegraph
Experts: Gold outflows are pushing Bitcoin higher

Multiple experts believe that a massive sector rotation is underway diverting investor funds from bullion to Bitcoin

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Crowdfund Insider
Netshares Scores Approval by FINRA to Operate as a Broker-Dealer and Crowdfunding Portal

Netshares Financial Services, a U.S.-based digital investment bank and regulation crowdfunding (Reg CF) platform, announced earlier this week that the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has approved its New Membership Application to commence operations as a registered broker-dealer. Netshares revealed that it will bring offering

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Crowdfund Capital Advisors
Where Does Crowdfunding Data Come From And Why Is It Important? - Crowdfund Capital Advisors

SInce the beginning of the industry, Crowdfund Capital Advisors has been aggregating data on all Regulation Crowdfunding offerings. In this podcast we dig in to some key data findings and discuss its Bloomberg integration.

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StartEngine
A Guide to Startup Valuation

Need a primer on business valuation and how companies set their valuations? We've got you covered.

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GROUNDFLOOR
Asset Management Monthly Update, December 2020

We are pleased to present details about loan repayments and asset management activities from last month, December 2020.

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Republic
Ben Steinberg, Tapa

What’s the inspiration behind Tapa?  The idea for Tapa, not as a company but as a concept, was born more than 10 years ago as a result of two friends and self-proclaimed techies discussing how automation and the cloud might upend building management acros...

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Republic
Ryan Powell, Manta Biofuel

What’s the inspiration behind Manta Biofuel? Manta Biofuel’s origins go back to my days as a cash strapped Ph.D. student at the University of Maryland. One day I was in the lab trying to work out how to lower the cost of an algae harvesting technology. Th...

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ShareStates
Lending in the COVID Era – Short-term Residential Mortgages Webinar

Allen Shayanfekr's interview with on the CanLend Lending in the COVID Era – Short-term Residential Mortgages Webinar. Listen in today!

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Cointelegraph
Bitcoin price hits $40,000 less than three weeks after shattering $20K

A wild run for Bitcoin hodlers sees yet another major milestone topple in the first week of 2021.

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Crowdfund Insider
Ripple Sued by Investor Tetragon Who Wants Money Back, Ripple Says No

Tetragon Financial Group Ltd. (LSE: TFG), a UK based investment firm with $2.35 billion in assets under management, has sued Ripple in Delaware courts, according to a report by Bloomberg. Tetragon apparently had an agreement incorporated in its equity investment with Ripple that if XRP

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Crowdfund Insider
$239 Million was Raised using Reg CF During 2020, this Amount Could Double in 2021

The year of COVID-19 was a difficult time for all. 2020 saw government-mandated lockdowns, a shift to virtual offices, and a health crisis that has not been experienced in many decades. While all industries had to adapt, some thrived - typically tech-centric firms that have

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SeedInvest
2020 Year In Review

2020 has been a historically challenging year for all of us. When COVID hit back in March, venture capital dried...

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Cityscape Intelligence
USA: Increased demand for multi-generational housing

Demand for multi-generational housing increases, while higher-density development decreases

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Capital Spectator
Risk Premia Forecasts: Major Asset Classes

The expected risk premium for the Global Market Index (GMI) for the long run continued to tick higher in December. Today’s revised estimate rose to an annualized 5.5%, based on current data. That’s up from last month’s 5.3% projection. These forecasts represent long-run outlooks for the index’s performance over the “risk-free” rate via a risk-based model (details below).

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FarmTogether
Funding the Future of Agriculture: FarmTogether Enrolls 100% of Acres in Leading Harvest's Sustainable Farmland Management Standard

FarmTogether has committed 100% of our acres to certify to the Leading Harvest Farmland Management Standard

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ShareStates
SOUTH & WEST : FINAL QUARTER REAL ESTATE REPORT FOR 2020

With lockdowns ravaging California to close the year, the housing market continued on a tear. The median sales price crossed the $712K threshold

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A Wealth of Common Sense
Inflation Truthers

Every time I write about the current inflation rate or the possibility of higher inflation in the future, invariably a handful of people will comment about how high inflation is already here.Are y

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Crowdwise
2020 US Equity Crowdfunding Stats – Year in Review

2020 was a blockbuster year for equity crowdfunding and the online capital markets. We break down the key milestones and news from 2020.

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CoinDesk
Why I’ve Changed My Mind on Bitcoin

"When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do, sir?" The COO of Ritholtz Wealth Management on why he reversed positions on bitcoin.

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ShareStates
MIDWEST: FINAL QUARTER REAL ESTATE REPORT FOR 2020

Despite many of the extenuating issues in the state of Illinois and the relative problems controlling COVID, Illinois has had a resurgent housing

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ShareStates
NORTHEAST: FINAL QUARTER REAL ESTATE REPORT FOR 2020

Massachusetts and the broader Boston-metro area were hot before the pandemic, and COVID has only exacerbated that demand.

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Crowdfund Insider
Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) Mining Firm Riot Blockchain Stock has Surged Nearly 1,500% During 2020

Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) mining company Riot Blockchain stock price has surged nearly 1,500% during 2020.

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Republic
2020 Holiday deals from Republic portfolio companies

This year we're sharing special holiday deals from 16 Republic portfolio companies. Come see the offerings from these innovative startups.

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SaaStr
The Many Types of Angel Investors in 2021

Q: Are there different types of angel investors that should be sold differently when trying to raise money to start a business? There are several key

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The Real Deal New York
Crowdfunding Firm Prodigy Network's Chaotic Collapse

How Rodrigo Niño’s Prodigy Network collapsed, jeopardizing the investments of thousands of out-of-pocket investors.

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TechCrunch
EarlyBird’s new app lets families and friends ‘gift’ investments to children

A new fintech startup called EarlyBird wants to help families invest in their children’s financial futures. Through the EarlyBird mobile app, parents in just a few minutes can create a custodial account, also known as a UGMA (Uniform Gifts to Minors Act) account. These accounts typically allow a parent, aka the “custodian,” to invest in […]

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CoinDesk
Bitcoin Prices in 2020: Here’s What Happened

COVID-19 ravaged the world's economies but prompted mainstream financial markets to start taking bitcoin seriously.

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Litigation Finance Insights
4 Trends That Should Define Litigation Finance in 2021

LexShares examines which trends could shape the litigation finance industry next year.

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Crowdfund Insider
The Five Biggest Crowdfunding Stories of 2020

Online capital formation has emerged as an effective path for private companies to raise much-needed growth capital fueling innovation and creating jobs. Once the realm of VCs and angel investors only, investment crowdfunding now enables retail investors to access promising young firms at an early

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The Startup Project
How Didactic's Move to Crowdfunding Signals Opportunity for All

Crowdfunding allows retail investors who are not accredited to invest in early stage companies and get equity in return. This is different than the Kickstarter’s of the world. In Kickstarter campaigns, the backers do not get equity in the company, and often there isn’t even an actual company behind the campaign. Crowdfunding was possible because of the Jobs Act passed during the Obama administration. A slew of platforms like Republic, Start Engine & Seed Invest...

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National Real Estate Investor
U.S. 20-City Home Price Index Rises the Most Since 2014

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller index of property values rose by 7.95 percent in October compared to the same period in 2019

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