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Will property crowdfunding take off in Australia?

Investors who feel bewildered by the ever-changing regulations on bank loans and costly mortgages should consider entering the Australian property market through crowdfunding. A new study conducted by the University of South Australia (UniSA) in partnership with DomaCom, suggests that crowdfunding could become a viable new vehicle for investors trying to make headway into the country’s increasingly challenging property market. Braam Lowies, the study’s lead researcher, noted that while the concept was relatively new in Australia, it had been successful in the United States and United Kingdom for approximately seven years. Young investors should consider crowdfunding A survey conducted as part of the study showed that crowdfunding attracted a mix […]


Crowdfunder signs-off on world-first ag land acquisition deal

THE crowd-funder which made headlines last year when it tried to mount a bid to buy S.Kidman & Co during the pastoral giant’s torturous path to sale has made its first rural property purchase – albeit on a much more modest scale. Crowd-funder DomaCom has finalised its first foray into agricultural assets with a ground-breaking deal that gives 90 smaller retail investors a stake in a high performance grazing property in Victoria’s prime Western Districts. The 150-hectare property, Doyles, just outside Casterton near the South Australian border, is in the undulating heartland of the prime beef and sheep region. Before entering a contract to purchase the property, the fund was […]


Fintech Business Awards winners revealed

The winners of Momentum Media’s Fintech Business Awards 2017 have been announced, acknowledging the achievements of the industry’s leading lights. The premier awards night for the fintech industry, the Fintech Business Awards is dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments of the disruptive businesses and innovators reshaping the way Australians access financial services. This year, Daniel Foggo of RateSetter Australia was recognised with the Fintech Business Excellence Award for individuals, beating out the other individual winners awarded at the event, with financial planning software firm Midwinter taking out the Fintech Business Excellence Award for companies. Over 300 nominations were received for the 18 awards, with the winners selected by a panel of […]