Tag Archives: Fundrise

Pros Say Crowdfunding About To Crash

Certain finance professionals in the UK believe that crowdfunding lending is “a car crash waiting to happen.” At the Finance Professional Show in London, that lender based his conclusion on the belief that there are too many lenders who don’t … Continue reading

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Crowdfunders Continue to Innovate

One of the problems with crowdfunding is that putting money into one project risks that the project will (likely) fail. Fundrise has now created a “mutual fund” of a number of real estate projects (for acccredited investors) that will invest … Continue reading

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It’s Here, But Beware?

A commentator in the Wall Street Journal suggests that crowdfunders should be aware that the psychic rewards of supporting a passion project may be offset by: numerous risks, the lack of information, the lack of liquidity, high fees and sub-market … Continue reading

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Real Estate Crowdfunding Sector Heats Up

Of the various industries in which the Regulation D version of crowdfunding has emerged, the real estate sector appears to the be hottest today. Fundrise has just attracted another $3.6M in investment, bringing its total to about $38M. The Wall … Continue reading

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Financial Advisers Advise Against Crowdfunding

Financial advisers are advising clients not to put money into crowdfunded real estate venture Fundrise, raising concerns about liquidity, fees, control, possible conflicts of interests, projected profits and the developers’ relative inexperience. The sponsors’ response is that wealth advisers may … Continue reading

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