Jan
29
2018
International Business Times
We usually hear about artificial intelligence (AI) being used to improve self-driving cars, but AI and Machine Learning (ML) are well on their way to transforming the investment management industry. We have already seen it impact retail investing, highlighted with the rise of robo advisors looking to displace expensive financial advisors. Firms like Wealthfront and Betterment pioneered the wide adoption of AI as a means to build retail investor portfolios, and more recently, Schwab launched its own version to bring robo investing into the mainstream.  Read more »
Jan
9
2018
Commercial Property Executive
The new tax law removed a number of incentives for homeownership, particularly on the expensive coasts, but tight inventory means we’ll still have a strong market for sellers and developers.  Read more »
Dec
13
2017
Huffington Post
You’re not building a product. You’re not building a company. You’re building a team. You can have every amazing idea in the world but without top talent around you, you won’t achieve any of your goals. Focus on that from day one.  Read more »
Nov
29
2017
Hartman Media
We’ve all heard about crowdfunding sites like GoFundMe, KickStarter, and IndieGoGo. Now, however, there’s crowdfunding for real estate deals, and AlphaFlow is one of the leaders in the industry.  Read more »
Nov
15
2017
CNN Money
You'll see a much bigger impact on the coastal cities, and the impact will clearly be an increase in the cost of home ownership  Read more »
Oct
13
2017
Lend Academy
Our next guest on the Lend Academy Podcast is Ray Sturm, the CEO and Co-Founder of AlphaFlow. AlphaFlow is an automated investment platform for real estate that allows investors to build a diversified portfolio of real estate loans that are professionally managed and curated.  Read more »
Oct
6
2017
TNW
After speaking with Sturm, it quickly became clear to me that there is a significant change on the horizon. AlphaFlow’s latest seed round funding feels like the beginning for a new era where I suspect they will continue to innovate and make advancements in the investment industry.  Read more »
Sep
20
2017
Yahoo Finance
"We are providing investors and financial advisors with the resources they need to diversify their portfolios with real estate through cutting-edge technology and data analytics," said CEO, Ray Sturm.  Read more »
Sep
20
2017
Bloomberg
Point72 Ventures, the venture arm of Steve Cohen’s family office, is one of two firms leading a $4.1 million seed investment round in AlphaFlow, a real estate firm that creates portfolios of short-term loans for investors.  Read more »
Sep
20
2017
Institutional Investor
Point72 Ventures, the early-stage venture capital arm of Steven Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management, and Resolute Ventures have closed on a $4.1 million seed funding round for AlphaFlow, a real estate finance startup.  Read more »
Sep
20
2017
San Francisco Business Times
San Francisco-based AlphaFlow, an automated alternative investment platform for those investing in residential real estate loans, raised a seed round of $4.1 million from several investors, including Steven Cohen.  Read more »
Sep
20
2017
The Real Deal
San Francisco, $4.1 million: Resolute Ventures and Point72 Ventures co-led the round for this automated alternative investment platform for real estate. They were joined by Upside Partnership, Social Capital, Y Combinator, Clocktower Technology Ventures, Drobny Capital and Red Swan Ventures.  Read more »
Sep
17
2017
Business Insider
Given the age of the housing stock in the U.S., with almost 60% of homes built prior to 1980, Amazon will undoubtedly have an impact on the fix-and-flip market wherever it ultimately decides to build its second HQ.  Read more »
May
25
2017
Forbes
AlphaFlow is another interesting platform that diversifies a $10,000 investment from an investor across 75-100 loans originated by other platforms in the space, yielding returns from 8-10%. What makes AlphaFlow unique is its ability to create a truly diversified investment portfolio that can auto-withdraw, auto-invest and auto-rebalance itself.  Read more »