Robo-investing and robo-advising have been around for a long time, just under different names like quantitative analysis and algorithm-based trading/investing used by hedge funds and investment banks. Now, these tools are available for all investors and the result is a huge increase in their popularity. As one of the fastest growing areas of fintech, Read More »

  If you are a real estate investor, you have no doubt heard about the benefits associated with crowdfunding real estate deals. It’s not hard to see how the system is setup to benefit investors and entrepreneurs. It provides easy access to investors who can provide the capital you need to make your next project Read More »

What’s the economic driver in your city? In San Francisco, it’s technology companies. In L.A., it’s the movie industry. In New Orleans, it’s the port. In Atlanta—don’t let all the Coca-Cola signs fool you—it’s real estate and it always has been. Atlanta, Georgia: Growth Engine Of The Southeast As a land-central city with no physical Read More »

The success of the fintech industry is usually based on how disruptive (and how good) these companies’ services are, compared to conventional financial market options like a bank. So why are some fintechs looking to become more like a bank? Some are even trying to get a formal banking charter. The OCC   The Office Read More »

  By: AdaPia d’Errico The private lending industry has benefited from several years of growth in bridge financing with fix and flip, purchase, refi, and, more recently, single-family rental financing. While this growth has brought significant institutional capital off the sidelines, another group of early-adopter investors had already been making an alternative play in private Read More »

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