Realty Mogul in the Press
"After nearly being felled by real-estate forays almost a decode ago, a number of banks are now arranging financing vehicles for house flippers..."
"RealtyMogul.com has lowered the minimum necessary to invest in their first REIT or MogulREIT I to $1,000"
“We’re hoping [that with the launch of additional REITs], we can give more investors access to passive income through commercial real estate”
"Our new Income REIT, MogulREIT I, gives non-accredited investors a chance to enjoy return potential and commercial real estate investment opportunities..."
"The online real estate crowdfunding marketplace has hit another milestone with the introduction of its first CRE fund."
“The crowdfunding platform has surpassed $200M in investments since its inception more than three years ago.”
"RealtyMogul.com, a Los Angeles-based online marketplace for commercial real estate investing, has launched its first commercial real estate fund."
RealtyMogul wins for “Crowdfunding - Disruption”
"For women getting into the industry, she says the key is to hustle."
“Investors can also use the platform to browse for debt or equity investments, invest online and track their performance from a centralized dashboard.”
“Realty Mogul crowdfunds commercial real estate investments, an industry that hasn’t really changed much over the last several decades.”
“Of the future Helman says the RealtyMogul team is always looking for new ways to bring value to its investors and is always looking towards the next offering.”
“One of the things that was important to us as a company when we first started, was to create a balance between a technology company and an experienced real estate company.”
“RealtyMogul.com Announces Additional $7.5M of Closed Transactions.”
"The platform is now the first site to surpass the $200 million milestone for US-based real estate finance."
"It interviewed a number of platforms and picked Realty Mogul, in large part because of its experience raising common equity and its ability to line up investors for transitional assets."
"We're up to 77,000 investors now. There's definitely a lot of interest. People are excited about it. People want to diversify into real estate. There's been a lot of adoption."
“We have seen a lot of activity in Illinois recently, and this deal is another demonstration of investor appetite for exposure to the rich commercial real estate market in the area”
"One of our goals will be educating our investors on the various ways this product can benefit them regardless of their current holdings."
“We are excited and proud to launch 1031 eligible investments in our online marketplace.
"There are plenty of ways to earn money by helping other people, whether you're referring them to a company or service you use, or following an existing business model.
"Realty Mogul has so far raised more than $200 million to finance more than 330 properties since its launch in 2013."
"Investors are using real-estate crowdfunding as an alternative way to invest money they are looking to make money with.
"RealtyMogul.com’s purpose is “access through innovation” with investor protection and compliance as our guiding principles."
“RealtyMogul.com has been following the various proposed broadening changes to the accredited investor definition.
"If you’re looking for an investment that offers a seamless user experience, real estate crowdfunding is your tool.
"Helman, whose company has supplied crowdfunding exclusively in acquisition and refinancing deals for income-producing properties..."
"Jilliene Helman predicts that commercial real estate crowdfunding in the U.S. will grow to more than $1 billion by the end of this year."
"Another leading horse in the real estate startup race, Realty Mogul is a crowdfunded marketplace for accredited investors."
"Realty Mogul has grown from its first deal, a $110,000 loan, into a platform with more than 20,000 users."
"Ms. Helman told Commercial Observer about one of RealtyMogul.com’s most exciting transactions of the year."
"RealtyMogul.com investors were offered the opportunity to invest in fractionalized shares of the preferred equity."
RealtyMogul.com announced a $16.875M bridge loan and $1.5M preferred equity investment, which facilitated the acquisition of an office building in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.
"RealtyMogul.com has successfully funded $1 million as part of a $37.5 million capital raise for a 3 property student housing portfolio."
"We were thrilled with RealtyMogul.com’s team and the closing of our first deal together."
"RealtyMogul.com has established an East coast beachfront by opening an office in New York City."
"Online real estate lender Realty Mogul has hired Michelle Paretti as senior managing director and head of originations and underwriting."
"Its interest in using technology and a strong team to impact the industry gave RealtyMogul.com the potential to be a game changer."
"Realty Mogul is nearing $200 million in deal volume (having returned over $20 million to investors)."
"RealtyMogul.com, the online marketplace for real estate investing, successfully funded a $2 million bridge loan for a single-tenant property in Opelika, Alabama."
“RealtyMogul.com provided a very professional loan processing and closing experience.”
"Since its launch in 2013, RealtyMogul.com has been focused on creating a transparent and simple real estate investing experience for its network of accredited investors"
"Realty Mogul’s accredited and institutional investors have invested in more than 300 properties valued at more than $185 million since the platform was launched in 2013."
"RealtyMogul.com, probably the largest real estate crowdfunding platform in the US, is reporting it has crossed $20 million in both principal and interest returned to its investors."
"RealtyMogul.com has announced that it has opened a new sales office in Houston led by Rick Clark, Vice President of Commercial Lending."
"RealtyMogul.com was a strong partner for us, as we worked together to realize our vision for this property and its enhanced market value."
"RealtyMogul.com was a strong partner for us as we worked together to realize our vision for this property and its enhanced market value."
"This deal is an exciting transaction for RealtyMogul.com, as it is our first mezzanine loan ever and expands our product suite beyond traditional joint venture equity and first position..."
"Realty Mogul announced it has successfully closed on funds raised through its online crowdfunding platform that will help acquire The Palms, a 240-unit apartment..."
"RealtyMogul.com allows accredited investors to crowdfund projects together and earn a healthy return on their investment."
"Realty Mogul funded $7.59 million in bridge financing and raised $1.5 million in joint venture equity for a total of 90 percent of the $10.12 million."
"This transaction is the latest milestone for RealtyMogul.com, which only last month announced hitting $150 million in investments."
"RealtyMogul.com announced it has originated a bridge loan for $49 million to facilitate the acquisition of an apartment building in Atlanta, GA."
"Realty Mogul has financed more than $600M in some 265 properties across its markets, including a $49M bridge loan to Elite Street Capital."
Realty Mogul CTO & Co-Founder, Justin Hughes is featured in Bisnow discussing what investors need to know about crowdfunding.
"In its third transaction with Brennan Investment Group, RealtyMogul.com has completed a $1.2-million equity raise in Houston, TX."
"New companies like RealtyMogul.com make it a more low cost and low risk way to invest than ever before."
"Unlike the millions of dollars it takes most investors to come up with to join the real estate race, Realty Mogul requires only a $5,000 investment."
"The SEC’s most recent changes allow Realty Mogul to expand the scope of investors who have access to real estate transactions."
RealtyMogul.com's Heath Binder discusses the 5 things investors should look for in a real estate crowdfunding platform.
"Hollywood Medical Center provided investors an opportunity to participate in a value-add investment with established cash flow."
"RealtyMogul.com has successfully helped finance the acquisition of the Hollywood Medical Center located in Hollywood, Florida."
"As part of its 2015 ’30 Under 30’ honors for young achievers, Forbes listed Helman at #28 in the Enterprise Technology category."
"Realty Mogul is one of the fastest-growing platforms on the rapidly growing real estate crowdfunding market."
"Jilliene Helman, CEO of RealtyMogul.com will be speaking at IMN’s 1st Annual Investors’ Conference on Marketplace Lending."
"The RealtyMogul.com investments involve more than 265 properties with an aggregate value exceeding $600 million."
"Jilliene Helman, CEO of RealtyMogul.com will be speaking at the Money 20/20 conference and trade show about real estate lending."
"To date, Realty Mogul's investor pool have invested in 265 properties valued at $600 million."
"RealtyMogul.com is the quality brand in this industry."
"With Realty Mogul at $150 million in investments, it may be the largest real estate crowdfunding platform in the US today."
"An affiliate of BRC Advisors, Paladin used the Realty Mogul crowdfunding platform to finance a portion of the $6.2 million deal."
"RealtyMogul.com announced it has successfully helped finance the acquisition of a 134 unit Multifamily Property in Irving, Texas."
"Already over 17,000 active institutional investors have joined Realty Mogul's community and invested more than $80 million."
"RealtyMogul.com is thrilled to be investing with one of the top MHP investment companies in the country, MHP Funds."
"RealtyMogul.com announced it is raising capital for a Single Family Residential Home Fund sponsored by Pintar Investment Company."
Jilliene Helman, CEO of RealtyMogul.com was featured in the latest Business Wire article discussing innovation in real estate lending.
RealtyMogul.com's Jilliene Helman and Brian Esquivel will be speaking at IMN’s 2nd Annual Crowdfunding for Real Estate Forum.
RealtyMogul.com will be attending the 5th Annual Siemer Summit taking place Oct. 13-14 at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif.
"Realty Mogul has brought on board Chuck Taylor as managing director of its Atlanta office."
"Elizabeth Braman, CPO at RealtyMogul.com, the online marketplace for real estate investing, will be speaking at the San Diego LoanMakers Forum Luncheon & Expo."
"The RealtyMogul.com revolution continues, with a Washington state multifamily property recently purchased using funds sourced via the marketplace."
"CNBC reported that Equity crowdfunding in the US in Q1 2015 rose to $662 M, driven by fast growing real estate platforms like Realty Mogul."
"RealtyMogul.com raised in excess of $5 million for the two joint ventures. Each investment paired well with the value-add return profile sought by RealtyMogul.com investors."
"RealtyMogul.com is transforming the way investors and real estate companies connect with its online platform."
"RealtyMogul.com, the online marketplace has hired real estate finance veteran Chuck Taylor to lead its new Atlanta-based Southeast operations."
"The new office and latest executive hire is announced on the heels of its $35 million series B round of funding."
"Tim brings a wealth of experience in marketplace lending to RealtyMogul.com, and is a great compliment to our expanding c-level team."
"RealtyMogul.com offers both debt and equity investments in real estate. The platform has raised over $80 million to date."
"Realty Mogul wants to be a “single aggregator” for investors looking for crowdfunded real estate opportunities."
"Realty Mogul, a company that helps investors or developers raise money for real-estate transactions, has raised $35 million in Series B funding."
"Realty Mogul says that it has grown from 10 to 80 employees in the past year, and that the company has funded 240 properties adding up to more than $500 million in value."
"In an explosive shakeup in the world of real estate crowdfunding, LA-based Realty Mogul has raised the largest amount of institutional capital in the sector's short history."
"This has been in the industry and one of the most recognized crowd funded real estate agency is the Realty Mogul."
"Michael Sanchez and Charles H. Kim join Realty Mogul's commercial lending division from Colony Capital; Ryan Sakomoto comes aboard as in-house general counsel."
"Realty Mogul has raised $10M in venture capital and signed up more than 17,000 accredited investors, who have sunk $80 million into 120 real estate deals involving 250 properties."
"RealtyMogul.com CEO, Jilliene Helman says the financing will let the platform fund deals immediately and provide sponsors with more certainty."
"Named to Forbes’ 2015 30 Under 30 list, Jilliene is the CEO and founder of RealtyMogul.com, a fast-growing real estate crowdfunding platform."
"This new offering from RealtyMogul.com has the potential to change the landscape of real estate finance."
"RealtyMogul.com has successfully completed its equity capital raise for a multi-tenant medical office building in a large metropolitan area in Texas."
Lawrence Fassler, General Counsel at Realty Mogul, is featured in the latest NuWire Investor article discussing home price trends & the opportunity for flippers.
"That's tiny compared to platforms such as Realty Mogul, which has funded over $70 million in deals."
"RealtyMogul.com announced today that it had successfully financed a 74-unit multifamily property in Portland, Oregon."
"This transaction marks RealtyMogul.com's first with an Oregon property."
"About a year ago, the firm raised $10 million in a debt facility through the real-estate crowdfunding site Realty Mogul."
"RealtyMogul.com, the online peer-to-peer marketplace for real estate investing, has hired Megan Goodfellow as its Head of Credit, Commercial Real Estate."
"Goodfellow will be responsible for the credit risk management of the equity and debt platform as RealtyMogul.com steers into larger loan amounts."
"Currently, Realty Mogul can price in one tenth of a second. They also have the accuracy that allows them confidence to stand by their rates."
"Realty Mogul was founded in 2013 and since then, the company has invested over $70 million in over 240 properties."
Lawrence Fassler, General Counsel at Realty Mogul, is featured in the latest NuWire Investor article discussing the rise of foreclosures “Judicial Foreclosure” states.
"As an online marketplace for real estate investing, RealtyMogul.com is that solution.”
“Our commercial lending division will focus on $1-$10 million loans, including private money, bridge and permanent financing.”
"Realty Mogul has released their first quarter financing's, which includes apartment buildings in Brooklyn, NY, Bel Air, CA, and an office building in Washington, D.C."
"Realty Mogul is launching a commercial lending division expected to expand the company’s previous success in the commercial equity and residential lending sectors."
“Justin Hughes from Realty Mogul said we are doing a billion dollars but that is in the context of a $2-trillion market.”
Lawrence Fassler, General Counsel at Realty Mogul, is featured in the latest NuWire Investor article discussing online borrowing for active real estate investors.
"Realty Mogul has completed its first-ever crowdfunding project in New York, raising $1.6 million from 46 investors for two apartment buildings in Brooklyn."
"CNBC invited Jilliene Hellman, founder and CEO of real estate crowdfunding platform Realty Mogul, to add her perspective to the environment for female executives."
"Realty Mogul has announced the completion of its first-ever crowdfunding project in New York, raising $1.6 million from 46 investors for two apartment buildings in Brooklyn."
Shea Pallente, SVP of Residential Lending at Realty Mogul’s newly launched Irvine office, sat down recently in an exclusive interview with GlobeSt.com.
Lawrence Fassler, General Counsel at Realty Mogul, is featured in the latest NuWire Investor article discussing commercial loans and the opportunity for P2P lenders.
"Realty Mogul has more than 14,000 active accredited investors which have invested in over $60 million to fund nearly 200 properties valued at nearly $390 million."
Jilliene Helman, CEO & Co-Founder at Realty Mogul, is featured in the latest GlobeSt.com article on her recent visit to the USC Gould Real Estate Law and Business Forum.
Lawrence Fassler, General Counsel at Realty Mogul, is featured in the latest Personal Real Estate Investor article on the 6 reasons online lenders may be easier for investors to work with.
Lawrence Fassler, General Counsel at Realty Mogul, is featured in the latest NuWire Investor article discussing the advantages of P2P real estate marketplaces.
"Companies like Realty Mogul in the $2 trillion real estate industry have seen rapid growth despite a narrow focus."
"Unlike Fundrise, Realty Mogul has been more transparent with their deal flow data, even including a statistics section on their website."
"The owner of Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs last year raised more than $1.5 million by selling stakes in the 163-room luxury resort through Realty Mogul."
"On platforms such as Realty Mogul, many investors pool their money to buy commercial real-estate investments."
Lawrence Fassler, General Counsel at Realty Mogul, is featured in the latest NuWire Investor article discussing across-the-board declines in commercial vacancy rates.
Realty Mogul was featured in the latest CNBC Crowdfinance 50 Index, which consists of the daily average index of the 50 largest capital commitments raised by private U.S.
Lawrence Fassler, General Counsel at Realty Mogul, is featured in the latest NuWire Investor article discussing how multi-family investments are on pace to beat pre-recession levels.
"Realty Mogul is really beefing up these days. They have been on a hiring frenzy. Growing at this rate is probably a good indicator of product demand."
"Crossing the $50 million dollar mark is a major milestone in the short history of Realty Mogul."
"The crowdfunding platform reaches $50 million in investments of approximately 180 properties nationwide valued at $360 million."
"Realty Mogul's CEO Jilliene Helman has made appearances at dozens of conferences and other events over the last two years as a speaker, panelist"
"Most of the firms have less than a year or two under their belts. Arguably, the current leader in the sector is Los Angeles-based Realty Mogul."
Lawrence Fassler, General Counsel at Realty Mogul, is featured in the latest Personal Real Estate Investor Magazine article discussing the flexibility crowdfunding gives investors.
"Realty Mogul announced today that it had begun a program to offer investors the opportunity to invest in whole loans on non-owner occupied residential and commercial real estate."
“We’re thrilled to have Kendra leading the charge to make Realty Mogul a more borrower-friendly, technology driven lending platform."
Lawrence Fassler, General Counsel at Realty Mogul, is featured in the latest NuWire Investor article discussing marketplace lending and institutional investors.
"Realty Mogul's StoreSmart deal raised approximately $3 million through crowdfunding to assist in the $9.25 million acquisition."
"Lawrence Fassler, General Counsel at Realty Mogul, is featured in the latest The News Funnel article discussing the 6 Reasons for Passive Real Estate Investing."
"In the StoreSmart deal, the crowdfunding effort was handled by Realty Mogul, a real estate crowdfunding website, and its broker-dealer partner, WealthForge LLC"
"Realty Mogul comes in at #18 on The Top 100 Startups in Los Angeles, California."
"In episode 8 of the CrowdCrux Crowdfunding Podcast, I talk about the basics of real estate crowdfunding with Lawrence Fassler, the General Counsel of Realty Mogul."
Realty Mogul Co-Founder and CEO, Jilliene Helman, is featured in the latest Forbes '30 Under 30 Rising Stars Of Enterprise Technology'.
Jay Kerner, the CEO of U.S. Realty Partners, is interviewed as to the near-term outlook for commercial real estate, in the latest NuWire Investor article .
Jilliene Helman, Co-Founder and CEO at Realty Mogul, is featured in the latest GlobeSt.com article discussing online lending’s massive growth trajectory.
Lawrence Fassler, General Counsel at Realty Mogul, is featured in the latest The News Funnel article discussing how crowdfunded equity real estate works.
Lawrence Fassler, General Counsel at Realty Mogul, is featured in the latest NuWire Investor article discussing current trends in the Fix-and-Flip market.
"Realty Mogul, a leading platform in the U.S crowdfunding industry facilitated the funding of a mobile home park in partnership with MHP Funds, LLC."
Elizabeth Braman, CPO at Realty Mogul, is featured in the latest Scotsman's Guide article on how originators can benefit from the speed, transparency and reach of P2P lending.
"Through this innovative new platform, we were able to make improvements to the asset and generate good returns for Realty Mogul investors."
"We are fortunate to add Brian Esquivel and Bryan Schultz to our team to lead the new Realty Mogul office."
"Its accredited investors contributed more than two million dollars through the platform to help Brennan Investment Group, LLC acquire Cumberland Metro Office Park."
"We continue to be pleased with the efficiency and reliability of crowdfunding in general, and Realty Mogul in particular."
Lawrence Fassler, General Counsel at Realty Mogul, is featured in the latest White Coat Investor article discussing how CRE can provide many benefits to investors.
Lawrence Fassler, General Counsel at Realty Mogul, is featured in the latest NuWire Investor article discussing why commercial real estate should be in your portfolio.
"Realty Mogul is opening a San Francisco office to better serve investors and real estate companies based in the booming bay area property market."
"Lawrence Fassler, General Counsel at Realty Mogul, is featured in the latest The News Funnel article discussing how Realty Mogul is bringing commercial real estate to the crowd."
"It is easy to understand why Jilliene has been so successful and has built Realty Mogul into the real estate crowdfunding juggernaut that it is today."
Lawrence Fassler, General Counsel at Realty Mogul, is featured in the latest NuWire Investor article discussing big data and online real estate lenders.
"The exercise was overseen by crowdfunding platform Realty Mogul based in Beverly Hills on behalf of the owners Kittridge Hotels & Resorts."
"It is easy to understand why Jilliene has been so successful and has built Realty Mogul into the real estate crowdfunding juggernaut that it is today."
"The Los Angeles-based company, which raised a Series A round earlier this year and in September received an additional $73 million in financing."
"Realty Mogul's accredited investors contributed over $1.2 million through its online crowdfunding platform to help purchase a portion of the interest."
"Realty Mogul has had almost $40 Million invested for 114 properties through their crowdfunding platform as of November 1st."
"Realty Mogul's accredited investors can now review real estate investments at their convenience, sitting with their laptop or tablet computer after dinner."
"Part of our mission here at Realty Mogul is to provide increased transparency to the marketplace."
"To our knowledge and Realty Mogul’s knowledge, the crowdfunding platform is the only entity producing this type of data."
"Jilliene Helman talks about the perks of owning a piece of the Hard Rock Hotel in Palm Springs, CA through Realty Mogul."
"The better online lending platforms, such as Realty Mogul, have developed an extensively automated system for delivering immediate letters of intent."
"Much like other crowdfunding pioneers, Realty Mogul is on track to raise billions of dollars for its projects."
"Realty Mogul's accredited investors used its online crowdfunding platform to help the project's sponsor, Birge & Held, purchase the property."
"Realty Mogul CEO Jilliene Helman discusses the company’s mission, its value to real estate investors and what’s on the horizon for the groundbreaking organization."
"Since the platforms launch, Realty Mogul has facilitated over $36 million in crowdfunding representing a total cost of properties of over $236 million."
"Self-storage facilities continue to be a popular asset class for real estate crowdfunding because they consistently produce steady income to investors."
"Realty Mogul’s accredited and institutional investors contributed more than $3 million in aggregate equity financing to help StoreSmart acquire the facility."
Lawrence Fassler, General Counsel at Realty Mogul, is featured in the latest NuWire Investor article discussing CalPERS, hedge funds, and real estate investments.
Jilliene Helman, Co-Founder and CEO of Realty Mogul was among fellow industry leaders featured on the second day panel titled "The Next Wave of Innovation."
Realty Mogul Co-Founder and CEO, Jilliene Helman, is featured in the latest NuWire article on the decision to invest in distressed single family homes.
Realty Mogul has funded yet another mobile home park with investors contributing more than $2.3 million to acquire interest in the fund.
Realty Mogul has announced a new agreement with Direct Lending Investments — the investment firm has committed to invest $73 million in Realty Mogul projects.
Realty Mogul's Chief Production Officer, Elizabeth Bramen, was featured in the latest GlobeSt.com article on how crowdfunding and the commercial real estate landscape.
Realty Mogul, one of the early entrants in the hyper growth industry of real estate crowdfunding, recently passed the $30 million mark in online funding.
Realty Mogul's Co-Founder & CEO, Jilliene Helman, shares her startup's hypergrowth experiences in the latest Forbes article.
Realty Mogul is featured in the latest Forbes article discussing how real estate equity crowdfunding is catching on with investors.
Realty Mogul closed the largest crowdfunded industrial real estate transaction in Indiana when investors contributed more than $1 million to acquire the Jackson Industrial Park.
Jilliene Helman, Co-Founder and CEO is featured in the latest Fast Company article discussing the process of sending a company pitch to media contacts.
Realty Mogul Co-Founder and CEO, Jilliene Helman, is feature in the latest NuWire article on the importance of credit scores for mortgage lending.
Realty Mogul Co-Founder and CEO, Jilliene Helman, is featured in the latest Wall Street Journal article discussing gender imbalance in the world of startups.
"Realty Mogul is focused on working with best-in-class sponsors, and JOSS, with assets totaling over 3 million square feet, has impressed us with its professionalism on this transaction."
"The 53,401-square-foot facility was acquired through a partnership with Realty Mogul and Platinum Storage Group."
“Georgetown Plaza is a great example of the types of transactions Realty Mogul likes to fund: well located, with strong cash flow."
"We chose Helman, founder of Realty Mogul as one of our Fearless Founders because of her fresh-faced perspective on investing."
"The potential for real estate crowdfunding is extraordinary and conferences such as this are great opportunities to exchange ideas and nurture this nascent industry forward."
"Real estate crowdfunding platform, Realty Mogul, recently made a key hire when they added award-winning real estate veteran Elizabeth Braman to the company."
"Instead, this is equity crowdfunding, whereby each contributor to the project gets shares or equity in the project, becoming a part-owner."
"Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs is excited to be the first crowdfunded hotel in the nation and we’re honored to have completed this transaction with Realty Mogul."
"The crowdfunding firm that’s arguably at the head of the class is Realty Mogul, headed by CEO and founder Jilliene Helman."
“It’s incredibly important that investors are protected-and is a core focus of ours, but what we’ve found is that the majority of our investors are highly sophisticated.”
“Elizabeth is one of the most impressive real estate professionals in the industry, and she shares our core focus on using technology to disrupt the real estate markets.”
“Through crowdfunding, an entirely new group of investors can be introduced into self-storage.”
“If we can achieve the potential that exists in crowdfunding private securities online, we may just change private investing as we know it forever.”
“Institutional investors might find within a year that their real estate funds are co-investing alongside crowdfunding capital.”
“You may want to consider looking into this form of crowdfunding as you plan your portfolio for the future.”
"Realty Mogul, a Los Angeles startup founded by a former bank executive, in March raised $9 million in a deal led by Canaan Partners."
“I saw this insatiable desire from high-net-worth investors, and the best vehicle I know of to generate cash flow and income is real estate.”
"Realty Mogul is such a unique and powerful concept. It gives access that has never been available to the ordinary consumer."
"Jilliene Helman, founder of Realty Mogul in Los Angeles, a crowdfunding site for investing in real estate, used Gust to raise $1 million in seed funding."
“With the completion of this offering, the company has enabled individual investors to participate in another significant investment property opportunity in California."
“While tech entrepreneurship continues to be dominated by men, women appear to be playing a larger role in the crowdfunding ecosystem.”
"Realty Mogul’s Jilliene Helman and Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs owner Andy Carpiac discusses crowdfunding in the hospitality industry."
"With crowdfunding in the lodging space, what you’re looking to do is not just provide a stake in a hotel but also perks."
"The main purpose of this is that it's a good real estate investment. The second is that you have the added benefits of being an owner."
“If you're on your way to or from the sun-baked Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this weekend and get the urge to become a hotel owner, you may be in luck.”
"The key advantages are the ability to access more deals, invest smaller sums and connect directly with developers to ask questions and research deals."
“Within its first year, Realty Mogul has attracted 7,000 clients in 14 states who have invested $15 million in 58 properties, which are valued at more than $100 million.”
"Another reason venture capital dollars are flowing into real-estate crowdfunding startups now: the public has warmed to the idea of making investments online."
Once the investment is made and the property purchased, crowdfunding investors are paid preferred returns, which are like dividends, on a quarterly basis."
"Key to success is having a two-sided marketplace that attracts both investors and places to invest, and not just a technology platform."
“We're allowing them to invest in geographies where they might not have known a real estate company, or might not have known anything about the underlying property.”
“Real estate crowdfunding has quickly become the fastest growing segment of the crowdfunding market and the dust is starting to settle in our space.”
“Gives thousands of investors tools to browse investments, do due diligence, invest online and have 24/7 access to an investor dashboard.”
"Realty Mogul, an online platform that is doing crowdfunding for real estate has its first success story in Washington state."
"Realty Mogul, a website that allows accredited investors to purchase shares of pre-vetted investment properties, has been launched."
"Helman saw the success of the p2p lending model at Lending Club and Prosper and thought she could apply similar principles to real estate."
"Hughes and Co-Founder and CEO Jilliene Helman plan to roll out Realty Mogul nationally, but are working on a state-by-state basis due to the unique implementation of SEC rules."
"Realty Mogul, a recent graduate of MIcrosoft’s Windows Azure Accelerator, has raised $500,00 in seed funding."
"A startup called Realty Mogul Co. raised $500,000 in seed funding to bring crowdfunding to the real-estate industry."
"Realty Mogul, a new crowdfunding platform based in Los Angeles, launched today to allow accredited investors to buy slices of real estate deals for as little as $5,000."
"In most cases there is both insufficient demand and not enough differentiation required to justify the fragmentation. Real estate seems like a category where it is well justified."
"The latest L.A. company to try its hand at crowdfunding is Realty Mogul, which is taking the investment model to real estate."
"Realty Mogul, a site where accredited investors can can pool their money to back real estate deals, is going live today."
"By offering a marketplace for accredited investors to pool money online, it eliminates these barriers to investing in real estate.."
"Realty Mogul, an online equity crowdfunding platform for real estate has been named one of the finalists to pitch at HATCH."
"What you need to know about her and her team is that they are relentless."
"The market for crowd funding is hot. Thanks in part to the JOBS Act; recent U.S. government legislation that allows for a wider pool of small investors with fewer restrictions."
"Jilliene Helman, co-founder and CEO of Realty Mogul, a company that focuses on crowdfunding for real estate and one of the 10 startups chosen,"
"One standout was Los Angeles-based Realty Mogul, which makes a sort of crowdfunding platform for real estate."
"Realty Mogul lets you invest in real-estate, and get insider access to pre-vetted real estate opportunities."
"Realty Mogul, a graduate of the Los Angeles Founder Institute has been named one of Sprouter's Hot Startups for the week of January 11, 2013."
"When I talked to Jilliene Helman of Realty Mogul I learned that a true entrepreneur is someone who takes the best of herself and makes something for her market."
"If you’ve been looking to raise money for your business, 2013 could bring some good news: A new form of crowdfunding will allow you to sell equity to members of the public."
"Realty Mogul is a crowdfunding platform for real estate where accredited investors pool capital and invest in properties that are acquired, managed and eventually resold."
"Realty Mogul is another obscure one, billing its service as a place where private investors can pool their cash for real estate deals. It’s based in L.A."