Investment Crowdfunding News

Here’s some recent investment crowdfunding news from around the ecosystem, including from the blogs of the 105 platforms in our database of crowdfunded and alternative investment platforms.

Startup Spotlight: FuelCred is helping farmers reclaim $1bn in unclaimed off-road fuel refunds

The app-based program syncs with a user’s credit card to identify eligible fuel related purchases and generates the necessary IRS form to claim a refund. The post Startup Spotlight: FuelCred is helping farmers reclaim $1bn in unclaimed off-road fuel refunds appeared first on AgFunderNews.

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What the fork? Karana wishes “Happy Jacksgiving” with alt turkey

I tried Karana's alt turkey at the recent Asia Agri-Food Innovation Week in Singapore. Here's what I thought. The post What the fork? Karana wishes “Happy Jacksgiving” with alt turkey appeared first on AgFunderNews.

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Connecterra moves on from FitBit for cows to predictive intelligence, regenerative ag

Consumers and retailers are putting increasing demands on the world’s dairy farmers- not just to provide more supply but to do it with improved environmental credentials, better traceability, lower use of antibiotics and medicine, and more humane treatment of animals. The post Connecterra moves on from FitBit for cows to...

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Danone, Nestle rank highest for reducing deforestation by focusing on regen ag, communities

Although many agrifood corporates will miss a key 2020 deforestation target, some are making meaningful progress towards sustainability. The post Danone, Nestle rank highest for reducing deforestation by focusing on regen ag, communities appeared first on AgFunderNews.

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President Barack Obama or Eddie Vedder? My week at Dreamforce

Luckily I didn't have to choose. Here’s a few things I heard while living it up at the St Regis and bumping into celebs at every turn. The post President Barack Obama or Eddie Vedder? My week at Dreamforce appeared first on AgFunderNews.

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Picnic is betting food will be made by robots in kitchens that don’t exist

One could be forgiven for questioning why the world needs a robot that can make 300 pizzas an hour. Clayton Wood, CEO of robot making startup Picnic, often has to answer for that. The post Picnic is betting food will be made by robots in kitchens that don’t exist appeared...

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Should the cannabis industry be regulated like food & beverage?

80% of marijuana dispensaries selected by the Denver Dept. of Public Health and Environment failed mold testing recently. The post Should the cannabis industry be regulated like food & beverage? appeared first on AgFunderNews.

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The Raleigh Housing Market: Still a Smart Investment in 2020?

It’s difficult to find a better real estate market than Raleigh, North Carolina. This capital city is part of the North Carolina Research Triangle – a major center for high-tech and biotech research -- and was recently ranked as the #2 hottest real estate market in the U.S.

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Evaluating The Cincinnati Real Estate Market in 2020

Nestled along the banks of the Ohio River, the Cincinnati metro area spans portions of three states while offering a homerun opportunity for real estate investors that’s nearly as big as the city itself.

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Buying out the landlord: Turning multifamily units into a single home pays off in the long run

There used to be a sharp divide between the commercial world of multi-family real estate and the white picket fence dream of a family living their lives in a single-family house. The post Buying out the landlord: Turning multifamily units into a single home pays off in the long run...

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Why Oklahoma City's Real Estate Market Is a Good Investment in 2020

Real estate investors buying and holding cash flowing rental property for the long-term may find exactly what they’re looking for in Oklahoma City. 

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Should You Invest In The Columbus, OH Real Estate Market in 2020?

Columbus ranks #3 in the list of “Top 20 Housing Markets” by Realtor.com, jumping up from 8th place just one year ago.

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Why Charlotte's Real Estate Market Is a Strong Investment in 2020

What’s the best way to describe the Charlotte housing market today? High demand and low supply, words that every rental property investor wants to hear.

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Cleveland’s Real Estate Market: A Hidden Gem in 2020?

Real estate investors looking for good deals that make sense are finding what they’re looking for in Cleveland, Ohio. 

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Audio Masterclass: How to Professionalize a Nascent Industry

An exclusive interview about building a business in an emerging industry Adam Kaufman, ArborCrowd’s Co-Founder and COO, was exclusively selected by John Lee Dumas to discuss starting his business, lessons learned, and to shed light on the future of ArborCrowd and the industry at large on his award-winning podcast, Entrepreneurs...

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What Investors Love About The Memphis Real Estate Market in 2020

There’s a lot more to like about Memphis besides the great real estate prices. 

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Jacob Hanchar, Digital Dream Labs

How did you get the idea for Digital Dream Labs? I have a background in neuroscience, so I love science and the process of learning. When I was getting my PhD at UCLA, my dean there, Micheal Phelps (not the swimmer) told me that what I was doing was not...

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Jaisa Minor, New Voices Fund

As part of the Republic Venture Partner program, we’re highlighting our Venture Partners to learn more about their investment strategies and paths to venture capital. This week, we asked Jaisa Minor of New Voices Fund about her approach to VC and what she ...

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What Credit Score is Needed to Buy a House?

There’s a lot to think about when you’re buying a house. You’ll want to consider what neighborhood you want to live in, what schools or businesses are nearby, what style home you want—and that’s not even touching on finances. Buying a home is probably the biggest purchase you’ll make in...

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Regen Ag Renegades: Blue Nest Beef is offering consumers “bird-friendly” beef

Could partnering with a nature conservancy like the National Audubon Society help define a domestic supply of regeneratively-raised beef amid a flood of meat imports parading as domestic products? The post Regen Ag Renegades: Blue Nest Beef is offering consumers “bird-friendly” beef appeared first on AgFunderNews.

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Flywheel Exhibiting and Presenting at RSNA 2019: Bioinformatics Platform for AI Research

The post Flywheel Exhibiting and Presenting at RSNA 2019: Bioinformatics Platform for AI Research appeared first on iSelect Fund.

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Tekne 2019 Award Cloud Computing Finalist — Flywheel’s Biomedical Imaging Research Platform

The post Tekne 2019 Award Cloud Computing Finalist — Flywheel’s Biomedical Imaging Research Platform appeared first on iSelect Fund.

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Why RNA?

The post Why RNA? appeared first on iSelect Fund.

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Cofactor Genomics Expands Leadership Team and Opens New Boston Predictive Immune Modeling CenterCofactor Genomics Expands Leadership Team and Opens New Boston Predictive Immune Modeling Center

The post Cofactor Genomics Expands Leadership Team and Opens New Boston Predictive Immune Modeling CenterCofactor Genomics Expands Leadership Team and Opens New Boston Predictive Immune Modeling Center appeared first on iSelect Fund.

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Future Food: ‘From the moment we’re born, we’re going to know exactly what foods we should eat, for what purpose’

The post Future Food: ‘From the moment we’re born, we’re going to know exactly what foods we should eat, for what purpose’ appeared first on iSelect Fund.

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Growers Edge Financial, Delta Institute team to help fund regenerative farming, improve soil

The post Growers Edge Financial, Delta Institute team to help fund regenerative farming, improve soil appeared first on iSelect Fund.

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Newly Formed Plant Response™ Biotech to Offer Biological Products to Improve Plant Performance

The post Newly Formed Plant Response™ Biotech to Offer Biological Products to Improve Plant Performance appeared first on iSelect Fund.

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The post-antibiotic era is here

The post The post-antibiotic era is here appeared first on iSelect Fund.

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Deadly superbugs pose greater threat than previously estimated

The post Deadly superbugs pose greater threat than previously estimated appeared first on iSelect Fund.

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Karn Manhas Shares Terramera’s Story at The Unreasonable World Forum 2018

The post Karn Manhas Shares Terramera’s Story at The Unreasonable World Forum 2018 appeared first on iSelect Fund.

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Booming, blooming micro-algae

Hundreds of thousands of species of micro-algae float through the world’s waterways. Just a fraction have been categorised or studied. It leaves an imaginarium of possibilities to explore. For decades, the hottest and most tantalising possibility centered round biofuels. The post Booming, blooming micro-algae appeared first on AgFunderNews.

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Budgeting for the Holidays

The holiday season is here. It’s the season of giving but also the season of spending. The National Retail Federation (NRF) estimates that US shoppers will spend about $730 billion between November and December 2019. The average consumer is expected to spend over $1,000, with the bulk of it (64...

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BREAKING: Young, male farmers are flocking to a truly global indoor ag industry, CEA census reveals

The inaugural census from Agritecture Consulting and Autogrow identified key trends in CEA including a large demographic of beginning farmers and an increasingly global industry footprint. The post BREAKING: Young, male farmers are flocking to a truly global indoor ag industry, CEA census reveals appeared first on AgFunderNews.

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The Weekly Multiple

Each week we bring you the best of what we’re reading in industry news & market trend commentary. Sign up here to get this curated news brief delivered directly to your inbox. Talent May Be Shifting Away From Superstar Cities CityLab – Emsi, a company that analyzes labor market data, found...

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How to Become a Landlord: The 6 Essential Steps to Follow

If you think about it, becoming a landlord is actually really, really easy. All you have to do is purchase a piece of real estate, have someone else live in it and viola, you’re a landlord! 

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Trains rule.

The journey from suburban to urban The vision that drove the growth of the suburbs in the 1950’s has changed, and so have the communities where most middle-class people live and raise their families. Urban lifestyles are becoming more appealing but remain financially out of reach of most middle-income families....

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ArborCrowd’s Second Sold Deal Outperforms Projections

ArborCrowd announced in the third quarter of 2019 that Quarry Station Apartments, located in San Antonio, Texas, has sold. The property’s $49.35 million sale price generated an internal rate of return (IRR) to investors of over 20%, surpassing the original return target of 16% to 19%. The property sold only 22...

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ArborCrowd’s North Miami Offering Sees Strong Investor Demand

ArborCrowd presented its ninth offering, Biscayne 112, a Class A, ground-up, multifamily development in North Miami, FL in the third quarter of 2019. The $103.8M project will serve a growing community near the booming Downtown Miami, and is well positioned as it sits on one of the last large vacant...

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ArborCrowd Property Video: Biscayne 112

ArborCrowd is pleased to present the opportunity to own an equity interest in Biscayne 112, a Class A, ground-up, multifamily development in North Miami. ArborCrowd is seeking to raise $5.15 million in equity to invest for this $103.8 million project. Upon completion, anticipated to be in Q2 2021, the project...

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The first Sharedrop, now on Republic

Linen App partners with Republic for the first-ever exempt from registration private equity giveaway.

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Your 2020 Guide to The St. Louis Real Estate Market

Nestled on the banks of the Mighty Mississippi River, just below its confluence with the Missouri River, sits the vibrant and storied Gateway to the West, St. Louis. Known for beer, barbecue, and the Blues, this town boasts the kind of appeal that makes it an ideal real estate investment...

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Republic Venture Partners

Introducing Republic’s inaugural Venture Partner program

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Is The Age of Decentralized Real Estate Upon Us?

Real estate investors and real estate developers alike should start performing some due diligence today on how blockchain technology can change the way they do business The post Is The Age of Decentralized Real Estate Upon Us? appeared first on Sharestates.

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How to Spot the Best Places to Buy Rental Properties

Adam Luehrs is a writer during the day and a voracious reader at night. He focuses mostly on finance writing and has a passion for real estate, credit card deals, and investing. Have you ever wondered how some people are able to spot investment opportunities so easily? The reality is...

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A little paint goes a long way.

“Colorful designs can have traffic-calming effects on roadways, identify space for pedestrians, or even simply make underpasses and road barriers less of an eyesore. Projects like this can also be an avenue for community engagement within a changing city.” says Andrew Small of Citylab. While Michael Bloomberg was New York...

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What the Top Real Estate Markets for 2020 Reveal About Real Estate Development

From Austin to Boston, real estate developers have a wide diversity of opportunities going into 2020. The post What the Top Real Estate Markets for 2020 Reveal About Real Estate Development appeared first on Sharestates.

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How to Buy Rental Properties in 9 Steps

About the author: Andrew Syrios is a real estate investor and writer living in Kansas City, MO. He is a partner in Stewardship Properties along with his brother and father. Their company owns over 500 properties in four states. Buying a rental property sounds straightforward, but to purchase one correctly—and...

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5 Myths About Out-of-State Real Estate Investing - Debunked

Alex K is a blogger and real Roofstock customer who purchased three single-family homes in one day without the help of a real estate agent from halfway around the globe. Having recently celebrated his one-year milestone as a rental property owner in April 2018, we asked Alex to unravel some...

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The Complete Guide to Selling Rental Property & Avoiding a Tax Hit

There comes a point in nearly every real estate investor's journey where they need to sell a rental property. 

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A Day in the Life of a Data Scientist: Mike Schwemmer

Join us in this blog series where we are shining a light on one of our Upstarters. Come take a closer look at the people inside the company that are tirelessly working to provide access to affordable credit. #TeamUpstart Upstart’s core mission is to enable effortless credit based on true...

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