What are Security Tokens?

Security tokens have become a hot topic in the finance and blockchain communities. In this article, we will explain in detail what security tokens are and how they differ from a utility token.
Concept of a Security Token
To understand what security tokens are, we first need to understand securities. What is a security?

Securities are a financial instrument issued by a…

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Qualified Opportunity Zones – FAQs

What is a Qualified Opportunity Zone?
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 created Qualified Opportunity Zones, which are economically-distressed areas designated by the government that provide certain tax benefits to investors in an effort to spur economic development and job creation.
How were Qualified Opportunity Zones created?
The governor or chief executive of every U.S. state and territory nominated up to…

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Opportunity Zones – What Investors Need to Know

The Opportunity Zone program, created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017, was designed to encourage economic growth in low-income urban and rural communities throughout the nation by providing tax benefits to investors.
“We want all Americans to experience the dynamic opportunities being generated by President Trump’s economic policies. We anticipate that $100 billion in private capital will…

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CrowdEngine: A Solution for Commercial Real Estate

CrowdEngine is headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT and was founded in 2014. The President of CrowdEngine is a co-founding member of the Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA) and is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) expert who brings over 20 years of business development and executive management experience. Their mission is to drive worldwide funding technology. As providers of white label, turnkey crowdfunding…

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Reasons to Invest in Real Estate Crowdfunding

The real estate crowdfunding industry continues to boom and has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry since the passing of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act of 2012. By 2025, the World Bank predicts the crowdfunding industry as a whole will be worth $93 billion, and online real estate marketplaces are primed to capitalize on that explosive growth.

Crowdfunding for…

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All About Regulation A Crowdfunding

At CrowdEngine we pride ourselves on understanding our clients’ needs, the regulations, and helping our clients succeed in the crowdfunding and Fintech industry. If you’re not familiar with the new crowdfunding rules and you want to get involved, it’s important to learn all you can about the rules.

Whether you’re a venture capital firm, angel group, startup, or real estate professional,…

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What is Real Estate Crowdfunding?

Real estate crowdfunding is a relatively new concept that is gaining popularity among a broad range of investors who are looking to raise money for their deals or to invest in others’ projects through an online platform. Crowdfunding is by definition, “the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number…

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What Issuers and Portal Operators Need to Know About Fees

In addition to the funds being sent by an investor to make an investment, additional fees can be added at the issuer’s (or portals) option. CrowdEngine supports three types of fee models, which are as follows:
✓ Investor Paid – Administration Fees
✓ Investor Paid – Commission Fees
✓ Issuer Paid – Concession Fees

Investor Administration Fees
Administration fees are non-contingent fees generally used by…

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