Alternative Finance Platforms and the Product Adoption Lifecycle

Alternative Finance
Crowdfunding and peer-to-peer financing platforms have come a long way in the 20 years since their introduction to the lending...

Why Hard Money and Bridge Loans Had to Go Online

Lending
Like many business sectors, real estate investing is shift toward an online market. That includes lending products such as bridge...

The Evolution of Real Estate Investment Technology: Less Risk & Decreased Barriers

Evolution of real estate investing
The evolution of financial technology (fintech) has created new opportunities in the real estate investment field to enable those with...

Commercial Real Estate and Technology

Commercial Real Estate and Technology
Commercial Real Estate Commercial real estate (CRE) can be a lucrative segment of the broader real estate industry, but the...

Ethereum or Smart Contracts in Real Estate

smart contracts
There’s a new decentralized and distributed ledger system that is gaining in popularity and picking up speed that will revolutionize...

FinTech Trends For Businesses and Investors in 2017

Fintech trends businesses investors
Investopedia defines FinTech as a “portmanteau of financial technology that describes an emerging financial services sector in the 21st century.”...

Three Fintech Apps to Help Teach Better Saving Habits

fintech apps real estate investment
It takes time, research, and money to become a savvy real estate investor. While most people have the time and...

Recapping Orchard Platform’s Alternative Investing Meetup

alternative investing meetup
Sharestates joined up with Orchard Platform, Wunder Capital, Lendit, and SeedInvest on April 25th, 2017 in New York City for...

Becoming Familiar with the Latest FinTech App Trends

FinTech
Financial technology, or Fintech, is the wave of the future, but it’s also very much a part of the present....

Knowing When You Need or Don’t Need a Financial Adviser

financial adviser
With new technologies come new challenges. In the financial realm, one of those challenges for investors, at least is whether...