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EquityMultiple
Investing with Values - ESG Real Estate: What Investors Need to Know - EQUITYMULTIPLE

This article explores what ESG real estate means, and how self-directed investors can add sustainable projects to their portfolios.

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GROUNDFLOOR
Now Available: Automatic Investing

Introducing Automatic Investing, a new feature that makes it easier than ever to keep your money working while diversifying your portfolio over time.

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Crowdfund Insider
Investment Crowdfunding Sees 2nd Strongest Quarter Ever in UK

While the Seedrs - Crowdcube merger may have been canceled due to the opposition of government authorities, the UK crowdfunding appears to be zooming along just fine - in spite of the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis (or perhaps boosted by it).  According to a research

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Republic
Women in investing: finding and creating your community

Insights from Brianna McDonald, Allison Medina, Sonia Nagar, Esosa Ighodaro, and Cheryl Campos

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Crowdfund Insider
As New Reg CF Rules Take Effect, Wefunder Reports Big Gains

Earlier today, CI reported that Wefunder listed 40 securities offerings in a single day. All of the companies are Y Combinator graduates and thus have been highly vetted by the accelerator. As well today, Wefunder Vice President of Fundraising, Jonny Price tweeted out that March

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Republic
Token sale 101

The whats and whys of token sales on Republic

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Republic
Polkadot 101

Your primer for the blockchain protocol focused on interoperability

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Roofstock
Here Are The Benefits of a Month-to-Month Lease For Landlords

You know a month-to-month lease is great for renters. Find out why the benefits for landlords far outweigh the negatives.

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Roofstock
How to Find Distressed Properties: 9 Proven Strategies

This guide will help you identify potential distressed property before the competition and explain why distressed properties are so valuable.

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Roofstock
The Difference Between a Pet Deposit, Pet Fee, and Pet Rent

The demand for pet-friendly rental properties has skyrocketed. Find out the differences among the three ways you can charge for pets.

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Roofstock
Where to Find a Month to Month Lease Agreement for Your State

This article will lay out the benefits of month-to-month leases and provide resources for learning your state's guidelines.

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SeedInvest
Campaign Spotlight: Gatsby, an options trading platform for a new generation of traders and SeedInvest’s most funded fintech deal so far

January 2021 was a whirlwind month for options trading as interest was triggered in part by a social media driven...

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GROUNDFLOOR
On The Ground With GROUNDFLOOR's Ayo Adeola

Get to know the people behind the platform! Meet Ayo Adeola, GROUNDFLOOR's Manager of Primary Servicing.

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EquityMultiple
Value-Add Real Estate, Defined

Wondering what value-add real estate entails, and if the strategy is worthwhile? Here’s what passive real estate investors need to know.

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Republic
Founder interview: Trina Felber, Primal Life Organics

What was your inspiration for Primal Life Organics? It was really out of necessity. When I was 40 years old, I graduated from anesthesia school and my husband and I got married in Fiji. Being forty, we decided we wanted to start a family right away. I got...

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Holdfolio
5 Reasons a Property Management Company is Key to Your Rental's Success - Holdfolio

A property management company is key to the success of your rental properties. Explore five benefits of a property management company for your properties.

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Republic
Investing in Decentraland in 2021

Why now might be time to consider buying virtual land in the metaverse of Decentraland

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Republic
Founder interview: Robert Salvador, DigiBuild

What’s the inspiration behind DigiBuild? I grew up in the construction industry. I saw firsthand just how difficult it can be for businesses, as well as the impact it can have on the mental health of many of the people working on construction projects—bot...

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IMF Blog
Commercial Real Estate at a Crossroads

Empty office buildings. Reduced store hours. Unbelievably low hotel room rates. All are signs of the times. The containment measures put in place last year in response to the pandemic shuttered businesses and offices ...

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Wealth Management
Self-Storage Sector Continues to Deliver for Investors

A strong run throughout the pandemic and stable fundamentals continue to make the sector a popular draw for many types of real estate investors.

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Roofstock
A Breakdown of The Eviction Process Timeline for Landlords

A step-by-step guide to understanding the eviction process so that you can better protect yourself and your investment.

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The 29 Best Rental Listing Sites to Find Great Tenants & Guests

To make the most of your rental property, and find your next great tenant, take a look at our 2021 list of the best rental sites.

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Lease Renewals: How to Keep Your Best Tenants Around Longer

This guide will take you through a lease renewing process designed to ensure that you and your favorite tenants are happy and staying that way.

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What’s The Process for Transferring Property to an LLC?

Learn how to transfer your investment property to an LLC ownership structure to make the most out of your tax benefits.

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StartEngine
Regulation Crowdfunding 101 For Entrepreneurs

Equity crowdfunding distilled into a blog post. Here's everything you need to know about raising capital from the crowd, from the paperwork to the benefits.

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GROUNDFLOOR
Borrower Spotlight: Corinne Kelly and Evin Peavy

Our featured borrowers this month are Corinne Kelly and Evin Peavy, two real estate developers based out of Cleveland.

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Republic
Founder interview: Bill Hudenko, Trusst Health Inc.

What’s the inspiration behind the name Trusst? As a psychologist and professor, my career has focused on solving the problems of affordability and accessibility of mental healthcare in the United States. In early 2016, I began thinking more about text mes...

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Wealth Management
Fidelity Applies for Bitcoin ETF With U.S. Securities Regulator

The Wise Orgin Bitcoin Trust would use underlying prices from exchanges that include Bitstamp, Coinbase, Gemini, itBit and Kraken.

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Litigation Finance Insights
Litigation Finance for Accredited Investors: A Primer [Q&A]

Litigation finance is one of a growing number of alternative investment options available to accredited investors today.

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Republic
What is a metaverse?

Everything you need to know about virtual worlds, virtual land, and the metaverse. Now, more than ever, people are turning to alternate, virtual realities to complement their existence in the real world. These worlds, or metaverses, are becoming establis...

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Crowdfund Insider
Crowdfund Capital Advisors Launches Index Tracking Private Company Investments

Crowdfund Capital Advisors (CCA) has announced a new index designed to track daily online capital-raising activity of private U.S. companies.  The data is available via Bloomberg’s Alternative Data Platform. This index is calculated based on the capital investments received by the 50 daily highest-raising private

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Harvard Business Review
Crowdfunding Can Deliver More Than Just Money

It’s an unparalleled opportunity to solicit input from your customers.

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ValueWalk
The Four Major Trends Of The Real Estate Market

The real estate market is constantly changing, with new trends coming and going all the time. Even right now, there are multiple trends

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Republic
Investing in digital real estate

What it is and what you need to know

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Republic
Founder interview: Chris Ellis, AudioCardio

What’s the inspiration behind AudioCardio? It all started when I took my grandfather on a trip to Montana during the summer of 2016. I knew it would be one of the last trips—if not the last—we would be taking together. During the trip, I witnessed his dec...

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Republic
Founder interview: Joe Rosenberg, Canopy

Why did you start working on Canopy? I began working on Canopy when the COVID-19 pandemic reached the U.S. and news of a global PPE shortage came to light. The expression that necessity is the mother of invention has never felt more real to me than in the...

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Roofstock
How Does a Residential Eviction Work For Landlords?

Understand when it's time to evict and how to properly and legally conduct a tenant eviction process.

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What Property Owners Should Know About Late Fees for Rent

Understand how to determine, disclose, and implement late fees to encourage more on-time rental payments from tenants.

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Are Closing Costs Tax Deductible on Rental Property in 2021?

Find out how to optimize every possible tax deduction on your next real estate deal by understanding the effect of closing costs.

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How to Create an Ironclad Tenant Move Out Checklist

When it's time for a tenant to move out, use our checklist guide to ensure the post-lease inspection goes smoothly.

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Republic
Learn by doing

Angel investing tips from Randi Zuckerberg

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PYMNTS.com
How The Pandemic May Crack Open Crowdfunding

Honeycomb Credit discusses the pandemic-related factors that may crack open the world of crowdfunding for small businesses years after regulatory shifts.

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Republic
How to think about DeFi? Part 3: the digital dollar, decentralized

The first thing that comes to mind when you think “internet currency” is Bitcoin: decentralized, uncontrollable, unregulated, its monetary policy set in stone. However, BTC’s high volatility is suboptimal for everyday transactions. Enter stablecoins.

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Zillow Research
Home Value Appreciation Goes into Overdrive (February 2021 Market Report) - Zillow Research

In February, home value growth continued to accelerate, the rental market showed some signs of recovery and inventory continued to hit new lows.

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Crowdfund Insider
Netcapital Inc. Announces Alternative Trading System Partnership With Rialto Markets

Netcapital Inc., the parent of crowdfunding platform Netcapital, recently announced it has formed a partnership with Rialto Markets, a registered broker-dealer operating an alternative trading system (ATS). Netcapital reported that through the partnership, it will use Rialto’s ATS to provide issuers and investors with the

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Crowdfund Insider
Republic Receives $36 Million Series A Funding Led by Galaxy Interactive

Republic, a top funding portal and broker-dealer providing online capital formation to early-stage ventures, has closed on a $36 million Series A funding round, according to a note from the company. The funding was led by Galaxy Interactive with participation by Tribe Capital, Motley Fool

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Forbes
Kevin O’Leary: Every Investor Should Diversify Into Startups

Investors are moving out of stocks and bonds into alternatives. And billionaire investor Kevin O’Leary thinks this asset class will be the fastest-growing alternative for individual investors.

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Republic
Your vote matters — your dollar should, too

Looking back as we move forward

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Republic
Winning over VC

Announcing our $36M Series A to fund the next chapter in expanding investment access

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