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Coverage in the Press

A variety of press outlets have covered DiversyFund’s progress and growth.

Technology Innovators Top 25 Fintech CEOs of 2020

Technological advances, changing demand for financial products and competition in financial services are all driving a new wave of fintech startups and investments that have drawn attention to the industry in recent years. This is mainly because of the fact that financial technology has the potential to revolutionize and bring in massive changes in the lifestyles of people as well as in the ways that they conduct business. Today, there is a lively competitive environment for innovation because of the diversity of ideas regarding the contributions the technology could make to businesses.

DiversyFund’s CEO on Investing in Real Estate During a Downturn

The U.S. real estate market has realized a significant shock from the coronavirus pandemic, with millions requesting forbearance, home sales decreasing and foreclosure risks rising.

Unlike the financial crisis of the late 2000s, today’s standards on documentation, underwriting, lending and leverage are higher, helping protect the sector from deeper hardship and potentially offering investors an opportunity to take advantage of buying opportunities.

6 Investing Tools That Help You Diversify

If you’re in the stock market in any way — through your 401(k), direct investments or a mutual fund of some kind — you probably couldn’t ignore the stomach-churning volatility (mostly downwards) in the markets since the coronavirus outbreak hit our shores.

Real estate is often touted as a good way to diversify investments, but it has traditionally been out of reach for many smaller investors. Two of our partners, Fundrise and Diversyfund have worked ways to make real estate investing accessible to everyone.

This Company Is Changing the Real Estate Investment Game

They say the best investment on earth is earth, but more often than not, only the 1 percent — or anyone who has the capability to cough up millions — gets to have the chance to grow a profit through real estate. But a company called DiversyFund has devised a way to lower the barrier and allow everyone who previously had no access to investing in real estate to create a diversified portfolio of real estate assets.

What You Need to Know about Fundrise and DiversyFund

If you’re a reader of personal finance blogs, you know that real estate investing is a hot topic. Bloggers plug and review companies like FundriseRealty Mogul, and PeerStreet.  A relatively new, but highly competitive fund in this space is DiversyFund. The team at DiversyFund asked the team at The Money Mix to take a look at their fund. We’re glad we did.

What follows is a review of our findings and what we think makes DiversyFund unique in the marketplace. At the end of the post, we think you’ll agree that if you’re considering investing passively in real estate, you should give DiversyFund a look.

Crowdfunding Pros and Cons with Craig Cecilio

Crowdfunding platforms have sprung up in recent years with many similarities. Most crowdfunding sites were developed by technology people to curate deals from other syndicators. However, Craig Cecilio built DiversyFund based on nearly 20 years of experience in real estate to syndicate his own developments. Based in San Diego, Craig syndicates development deals all across California. Today, he shares more info on crowdfunding and things to consider before taking the leap.

456: The Rise of the Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform

DiversyFund is an alternative investment crowdfunding platform that allows investors to directly fund the development of commercial and residential real estate projects in Southern California. DiversyFund seeks to deliver returns via its self-managed real estate developments overseen by a veteran team of real estate professionals. Currently, it manages over $100 million in real estate investments.

Real Estate Investing for the Average Joe

Real Estate may have an intimidating price tag that keeps many from investing, but crowdfunding platforms are making the asset class more approachable to investors with smaller budgets. Craig Cecilio, CEO & Founder of Diversyfund, an online real estate crowdfunding platform, was with us to explain how his platform is appealing to investors.

Leveraging Technology To Automate The Money-Raising Process with Craig Cecilio

With nearly $1 billion in real estate assets financed, Craig has been quite successful with raising money. One thing that sets him apart from other groups doing the same thing is he leverages technology. His offerings are still 506c but he uses a crowdfunding platform rather than doing one-off syndications for each deal.