Topics Under Tag: "Fundrise"

With New Offering, StreetShares Opens Small Business Lending to All Investors

Amy Cortese | March 16, 2016

Ordinary investors across the country can now lend money to small businesses, thanks to a regulatory greenlight given to online lender StreetShares. The move comes as the industry gears up for Title III, the long awaited JOBS Act provision that will open up investment crowdfunding to the mainstream when it goes into effect on May […]

A Crowdfunding Platform For Equitable Real Estate

Oscar Perry Abello | February 19, 2016

“I like the grittiness of cities,” says Eve Picker, a Pittsburgh resident of 31 years who maintains a healthy Australian twang. “I like to think about places that have been left behind. What will it take to get people to put their money into places like that?” For Picker, it’s not just a rhetorical question. […]

With First ‘Reg A’ Deals And Final Rules, The JOBS Act Gains Steam

Amy Cortese | November 23, 2015

Elusive for so long, the JOBS Act is suddenly coming into fruition. On Friday, automotive upstart Elio Motors received Securities & Exchange Commission qualification for its widely anticipated $25 million Regulation A offering. The deal, which will help the company commercialize its innovative low-cost, three-wheeled cars, is the first official “Tier II” deal using the […]

Insights on The New Regulation A+ From Fundrise, a Reg A Pioneer

Amy Cortese | June 21, 2015

In 2011, Ben and Dan Miller had an audacious idea: why not let local residents, rather than outsiders, invest in commercial real estate in their neighborhoods? But that seemingly simple idea was not easy to pull off. It was months before the JOBS Act would be passed, much less proposed, and their inquiries led to […]