Jonny Price has spent most of his working life in the world of microfinance, first at the nonprofit, Kiva, and now with the crowdfunding platform, Wefunder. He started his journey from management consultant to crowdfunding guru in 2009, as a volunteer with Kiva, on an externship from his consulting job. He made the full leap over in 2011, to lead the Kiva Zip pilot … [Read more...] about Filling the “crazy gap”.
After a decade of building a career in real estate finance, from a pre-college stint as an analyst for an established D.C. development firm all the way to co-founding (with his brother, Ben) the first real estate crowdfunding platform, Fundrise, Dan Miller changed lanes. Sort of. In 2016, he founded Steward, a private commercial lender which enables people to help fund … [Read more...] about Stewarding the future of farming.
Andrew Luong has deconstructed the often lengthy and confusing process of small scale real estate investment, making it accessible to everyone. He and his partner, Justin, created Doorvest as a turnkey service built entirely online. They help their clients find a property, borrow the funds to renovate it and then sell the finished package to them. Keeping it as simple as … [Read more...] about Andrew loves real estate.
The JUST Podcast tells the stories of the people working to build thriving communities rooted in justice. In this episode, Derigging the Real Estate Game (Season 3, Episode 3), Eve Picker, founder and CEO of Small Change, is interviewed by JUST co-hosts Jes and Rob. Eve shares insights on the nature of exclusivity in real estate, and what led her to pursue Small … [Read more...] about The JUST Podcast.
Home ownership has traditionally been considered a part of the American dream, providing economic benefits such as wealth accumulation, access to credit and a built-in saving system. Home ownership also provides housing security and a connection to place. But many Americans may never own a home. The challenges for first-time home buyers, skewed worse for minorities, include … [Read more...] about Between renting and home ownership.