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Hack Fund V: A Publicly Traded VC Fund That Helps Startup Tech Companies Around the World Get Established and Grow Revenue

Hack Fund V: A Publicly Traded VC Fund That Helps Startup Tech Companies Around the World Get Established and Grow Revenue

In a Nutshell: While most tech-oriented venture capital funds direct their support toward Silicon Valley companies, Hack Fund V is thinking globally. The fund was created by Hackers/Founders, an organization with a strong community of investors and a solid track record of performance with its previous funds. Hack Fund V investors can feel confident that the companies selected for the fund are well-vetted, and a new liquidity model allows them to access their funds at any time instead... read more »

YouHodler Offers Users High-Value Loans for Cryptocurrency Collateral and Opportunities to Multiply Their Assets

YouHodler Offers Users High-Value Loans for Cryptocurrency Collateral and Opportunities to Multiply Their Assets

In a Nutshell: The key to successful cryptocurrency investing is having the discipline to hold on to assets through inevitable market fluctuations. But the strategy crypto insiders call holding on for dear life, or “hodling,” isn't always practical, especially when investors need liquidity for other purposes. YouHodler launched in 2019 to give users a way to stay in crypto markets while maintaining access to funds. In addition to offering fiat loans to users who deposit... read more »

Masterworks Review: Bringing Blue-Chip Art Investing to the Masses through a Fractional Investment Model

Masterworks Review: Bringing Blue-Chip Art Investing to the Masses through a Fractional Investment Model

In a Nutshell: The appreciation for fine art spans continents and millennia, but as an investment class, the world of art has been almost exclusively limited to the wealthy. Masterworks is making art investment a reality for the average consumer with its fractional shares platform. For as little as $1,000, you could own part of a Monet or Picasso. Masterworks meticulously researches the artists and paintings in which it invests, to find the ones with the potential for maximum... read more »

Anchor Loans Finances Rehab Fix-and-Flip and New Construction Investments with an Eye Toward Improving Communities and Delivering ROI

Anchor Loans Finances Rehab Fix-and-Flip and New Construction Investments with an Eye Toward Improving Communities and Delivering ROI

In a Nutshell: Fix-and-flip projects can be profitable investment tactics in the world of real estate. And Anchor Loans helps fund these investments with its fix-and-flip and new construction lending services. The company serves a range of borrowers, from novices taking on their first project to high-volume flippers who purchase 50 properties per month. Anchor Loans' primary clients work on new construction projects, which oftentimes means they raze an old home to build a new, improved... read more »

DriveWealth Helps Business Clients Deliver a Frictionless Investment Infrastructure Featuring Real-Time, Fractionalized Shares

DriveWealth Helps Business Clients Deliver a Frictionless Investment Infrastructure Featuring Real-Time, Fractionalized Shares

In a Nutshell: Until very recently, investing in stocks and other assets was limited to those with enough funds to conduct full-share purchases through brokerage firms. That meant hefty account minimums and significant trading fees. Thankfully, technology has torn down the biggest barriers to investing, and DriveWealth is a platform that makes trading nearly frictionless for its partners' clients. The company delivers an investment infrastructure driven by its open API, which allows... read more »

The Cryptocurrency-Backed EMX Platform Offers Fair Access to Traditional and Derivatives Trading for Investors Outside the U.S.

The Cryptocurrency-Backed EMX Platform Offers Fair Access to Traditional and Derivatives Trading for Investors Outside the U.S.

In a Nutshell: The global market for exchange-traded futures and options is concentrated among a small group of powerful entities. That means a lack of competitive pressure and a pricing structure that favors exchange members over other investors. Since 2017, EMX has grown into a refreshing alternative to the status quo that democratizes futures trading, making it easier, less expensive, and more equitable. The platform enables non-U.S. investors to leverage dollar-pegged crypto... read more »

CrowdStreet: A Platform that Democratizes Real Estate Investment Opportunities While Diversifying Portfolios

CrowdStreet: A Platform that Democratizes Real Estate Investment Opportunities While Diversifying Portfolios

In a Nutshell: Once limited to the most elite of investors, commercial real estate is now becoming available to a broader audience thanks to CrowdStreet. The platform allows accredited investors to diversify their portfolios by investing in individual projects or funds for as little as $25,000. Investors who are new to the commercial real estate asset class can feel confident knowing CrowdStreet’s team of professionals carefully analyzes every project it approves to appear in its... read more »

Recognizing Voleo for Its Social Trading Platform That Encourages Investment Clubs and Promotes Financial Literacy

Recognizing Voleo for Its Social Trading Platform That Encourages Investment Clubs and Promotes Financial Literacy

In a Nutshell: Voleo is a platform that makes joining an investment club easier than ever. Not only does the platform help to remove anxiety for first-time traders, but its inherent group approach can also remove monetary constraints because participants pool their money. Additionally, Voleo promotes financial literacy with a number of resources for novice traders. It also facilitates its annual Voleo Student Competition, sponsored by NASDAQ, to encourage investing among younger... read more »

Roofstock Offers Analytics, Consultation, and Education to Simplify Remote Rental Investments for Buyers and Sellers

Roofstock Offers Analytics, Consultation, and Education to Simplify Remote Rental Investments for Buyers and Sellers

In a Nutshell: Roofstock is revolutionizing the process of buying and selling rental homes — allowing buyers to purchase with confidence no matter their geographic location or experience level. The company certifies properties and tenants for rentals transacted on its platform and gives sellers access to a worldwide market of potential buyers. Roofstock eliminates the guesswork and management hassles associated with buying rental homes and has facilitated the transaction of over $1.6... read more »

The Sun Exchange Allows Sustainable Energy Supporters to Earn Passive Income by Leasing Solar Cells in Emerging Markets

The Sun Exchange Allows Sustainable Energy Supporters to Earn Passive Income by Leasing Solar Cells in Emerging Markets

In a Nutshell: When communities, schools, and businesses rely on expensive, inefficient power sources, it may hamper growth and harm the environment. But by developing solar power structures in regions where the sun shines brightest, they can harness more affordable energy. The Sun Exchange offers a way for solar investors to fund those vital projects and earn returns from municipalities, schools, and businesses looking to save on their energy bills. The Sun Exchange process promotes... read more »