The Capital Stack In The Age of Investment Crowdfunding

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Real Estate Development

Introduction The capital stack is an essential concept in real estate investment, as it details how a transaction is financed. Most commercial real estate acquisitions or developments receive investment from more than one source and investors with different goals. Real estate crowdfunding has moved firmly into the mainstream as a tool to raise capital from retail investors. It’s essential to … Read More

The SOS Show Wants To Build Affordable Housing That Allows Low-Income People to Invest Using Regulation Crowdfunding Investors With A Little As $100

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Real Estate Crowdfunding

Introducing Regulation Crowdfunding May 16th, 2016 Regulation Crowdfunding became law and this allowed issueors to raise up to $1.07 million in capital for businesses and real estate development. This was a game changer with Reg CF having a break-out year in 2020 with people moving online in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and government mandated lockdowns. According to Crowdfund Capital … Read More

The $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Bill has been Signed Will It Be A Life-Changer For You And Your Family’s Wealth

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Black Female Investor

Introduction The $1.9 trillion Stimulus Bill has been signed, but will it be a life-changer for your family’s wealth in 2021 as we start to see light at the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic illuminated the many social, political, and economic disparities that exist in the United States driven by systemic racism. We saw the election of … Read More

Black Owned Performance Streetwear & Running Brand PYNRS Successfully Crosses Early Sales Milestones

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PYNRS is exceeding expectations. Clearly there’s a demand for a streetwear and running apparel brand with a focus on diversity, community and an equal regard for aesthetics and performance. And the big names of the industry like Runners World and Health Magazine are paying attention. March 12, 2021 PYNRS founder Sidney Baptista saw first hand that his beloved sport of … Read More

The American Dream Marketplace Provides Black Business Technology Platform in The Wake of COVID-19

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Black Business

Introduction The American Dream Fund and Marketplace is an economic development program organized by the National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) in support of Black businesses. As a part of the program, black businesses are eligible to receive cash grants, educational training, and exclusive business resources all facilitated on the American Dream Marketplace. The NBCC has the goal of increasing … Read More

6 Reasons Real Estate Crowdfunding Is A Must For Your Portfolio

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Real Estate Development

Introduction  Real estate crowdfunding is a new and innovative use of Regulation Crowdfunding that allows non-accredited investors to invest in real estate deals on a FINRA and SEC certified portal. Real estate crowdfunding uses the crowd-funding model to raise funds for real estate deals all across the nation and locally at the same time.  Portfolio Diversification  Unlike REITs, real estate … Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding Democratizing Real Estate Investment

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Real Estate

Introduction Since the passage of the JOBS Act in late 2012, crowdfunding has caught fire and is being used to raise money for everything from startups to small businesses, but since May of 2016 the people that are eligible to participate in these private deals have changed for the first time in over 80 years. In fact, in 2015 alone, … Read More

The Promise of Local Investment Crowdfunding

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Black Woman Business Owner

Introduction  Investment Crowdfunding provides the best opportunity to transform local communities in the shortest amount of time. Investment Crowdfunding, just like regular equity investment, allows entrepreneurs to sell shares of their business to private shareholders, shares that can potentially be sold later at a much higher price per share at some point in the future. That’s how you attract real … Read More