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Fundrageous, plataforma de financiación colectiva de hipotecas
Fundrageous, plataforma de financiación colectiva de hipotecas

Mayo 17, 2015 / Ivonne GómezCasi 20 años de experiencia en el campo de la financiación de hipotecas, los bienes raíces y la construcción impulsaron a Bernie Navarro, presidente y fundador de Benworth Capital Partners a apostar por el modelo de crowdfunding en materia de hipotecas. A comienzos de mayo, durante la semana de eMerge Americas, en Miami, lanzó Fundrageous.“Fundrageous funciona como cualquier negocio de crowdfunding, es decir, es una plataforma para conectar a inversionistas con proyect...

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Miami has arrived on global tech scene
Miami has arrived on global tech scene

May 9, 2015 / Letter to the Editor - By Bernie Navarro Anyone who didn’t attend last week’s second annual eMerge Americas event should not make that mistake again. eMerge was a resounding success, with more than 10,000 attendees from across the globe, fascinating speakers and countless entertainment activities. Founded by visionary entrepreneur Manny Medina, the movement to make Miami a Silicon Valley of Latin America is paying off in significant ways. This wasn’t always a foregone conclusion...

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Benworth Capital Launches Fundrageous. Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform
Benworth Capital Launches Fundrageous. Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform

Florida based Benworth Capital has launched a real estate crowdfunding platform called Fundrageous.  Benworth is an alternative mortgage provider based in Miami.  The new portal was announced at the eMergeAmericas conference held this week. Benworth founder and CEO of both companies, Bernie Navarro, was quoted on the launch;“Real estate investing has long been relegated to a private club for the select few. Our intent is to democratize real estate investing, benefitting both the borrower as well ...

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Real estate crowdfunding company launches at eMerge
Real estate crowdfunding company launches at eMerge

By Brian BrandellBernie Navarro announced at the eMerge Americas Conference that he launched a crowdfunding platform for real estate investors. Navarro, the president of Miami-based private lender Benworth Capital Partners, was kicking around the idea of crowdfunding during the inaugural eMerge conference in 2014 and seeing a panel on that topic there convinced him to take the plunge. A year later, he introduced conference attendees to Fundrageous. It allows accredited investors to participate i...

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Benworth Capital Launches Fundrageous. Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform
Benworth Capital Launches Fundrageous. Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform

May 5, 2015 / By Tanaya Macheel Benworth Capital has launched a $50 million capital raise for a technology-based platform it's touting as the place where real estate opportunity meets crowdfunding transparency. Fundrageous, Benworth's new real estate crowdfunding platform, will give borrowers a new channel by which they can fund local projects and causes. Benworth is a provider of alternative short-term mortgages for South Florida, headquartered in Miami. Its main focus initially will be on ...

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Plataforma de financiación colectiva (Crowdfunding)  para bienes raíces abre sus puertas a nivel nacional
Plataforma de financiación colectiva (Crowdfunding) para bienes raíces abre sus puertas a nivel nacional

MIAMI, 4 de mayo de 2015 / PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE Benworth Capital Partners, LLC, el principal proveedor de hipotecas alternativas a corto plazo del sur de Florida, dio a conocer hoy una nueva plataforma de financiación colectiva para bienes raíces, llamada Fundrageous. La compañía ha lanzado una recaudación de capital de $50 millones para su fase de crecimiento inicial, otorgando poderes a los prestamistas acreditados para que tomen pos...

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La conférence donnera aux entreprises en émergence de la scène
La conférence donnera aux entreprises en émergence de la scène

4 mai 2015 / Nancy Dahlberg Très remarquable est le niveau et le talent des entreprises, et ils viennent de partout dans le monde, a dit Xavier Gonzalez, directeur exécutif d’émerger Amériques. “Les gens doivent s’assurer qu’ils interagissent avec ces startups. Le sud de la Floride startups se voit qu’ils ont le soutien de la communauté, et pour ceux qui viennent de partout dans le monde, ils vont voir la force et la croissance de l’écosystème.” Pourquoi un système d’exploitation nécessaire? ...

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Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Opens Doors Nationwide
Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Opens Doors Nationwide

Benworth Capital Partners, LLC, a Leading Miami-Based Mortgage Lender, Launches $50 Million Capital Raise for New Technology-Based Platform MIAMI - May 4, 2015 / PRNewswire Benworth Capital Partners, LLC, South Florida's leading provider of alternative short-te rm mortgages, announced today a new real estate crowdfunding platform called Fundrageous.  The company launches a $50 million capital raise for its initial growth phase, empowering a...

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Conference will give eMerging businesses the stage
Conference will give eMerging businesses the stage

By Nancy Dahlberg Derrick N. Ashong is introducing his social music company at eMerge Americas with hip-hop. Daniel Rodriguez is hoping his drones will lure people to his two expo booths, where he’ll be showing his operating system for robotics. Whatever the strategy, as eMerge Americas opens for a second year, chances are that behind the cool technology on display is the work of a scrappy startup. The homegrown technology conference will feature hundreds of startups, through its Startup Sho...

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The Rise of Rubio. A first-term Florida senator sets his sights on the White House
The Rise of Rubio. A first-term Florida senator sets his sights on the White House

By Stephen F. HayesArticle gives mention to Bernie Navarro, President of Fundrageous, LLC, and a conversation with Marco RubioRead the article here....

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South Florida home prices rise most among 20 metro areas
South Florida home prices rise most among 20 metro areas

A home price index for South Florida rose 10.5 percent in August, the largest annual gain among 20 metro areas nationwide.The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller index continues to show softening of home prices in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties, though the tri-county region still saw enough of a jump to outpace the rest of the nation for the first time since June 2002. Some analysts consider Case-Shiller to be the best measure of home prices because it tracks the price of the same house o...

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Housing starts fall in October but building permits hit six-year high
Housing starts fall in October but building permits hit six-year high

New U.S. home construction fell unexpectedly in October, but a surge in future building plans suggested a wobbly housing recovery found firmer footing. Building permits, a gauge of future construction, hit a six-year high last month, climbing 4.8 percent from September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,080,000. Single-family permits rose 1.4 percent, while permits for multi-family buildings surged 10 percent, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. New home construction dropped 2.8 percen...

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Construction boom: 19% increase in South Florida, McGraw Hill says
Construction boom: 19% increase in South Florida, McGraw Hill says

The construction boom is in full force, with a 19 percent increase in construction contracts awarded in South Florida through the first nine months of 2014, according to McGraw Hill Financial. There were $6.02 billion in construction contracts handed out in the tri-county region, up from $5.06 billion in the same period a year ago. Most of that was on the residential side, where condo towers and apartment projects are proliferating, which saw a 30 percent increase, to $3.96 billion. Commercial co...

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Foreclosures drop in October across South Florida
Foreclosures drop in October across South Florida

Foreclosure filings dropped again across Broward and Palm Beach counties, though some industry observers are waiting for the pace to pick up in the months ahead. Lenders filed 238 new cases in Palm Beach County in October, down 52 percent from a year ago, according to the RealtyTrac listing firm. Scheduled auctions – when a judge sets a date for the home to be foreclosed – and bank repossessions also dropped compared to October 2013. New cases were down 3 percent in Broward, from 720 to 698. Auct...

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Prominent Business Leader Bernie Navarro Appointed to Miami Dade College’s Board of Trustees
Prominent Business Leader Bernie Navarro Appointed to Miami Dade College’s Board of Trustees

Florida Governor Rick Scott recently appointed prominent mortgage investment banker Bernie Navarro to Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Board of Trustees. Navarro was officially sworn in March 18, 2014, by the Chief Circuit Judge of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, the Honorable Bertila Soto. MDC has a history of having dynamic and tireless Trustees who, in addition to being leaders in their respective industries, passionately help lead and represent the nation’s largest institution of higher education. ...

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