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Capital Markets Today

Jan 24, 2018

Crowdfunding has been around for a while, as early as 2003. In the early days, musicians and filmmakers were the main forces driving the industry.   However, recent years have shown it to be a truly viable source for funding creative and business projects alike.  Past campaigns have raised millions of dollars for everything from a smartwatch to video and board games, movies and now the acquisition of non-performing loans. Joining the podcast to discuss crowdfunding in the NPL space is Jorge Newbery, Founder and CEO of American Homeowner Preservation LLC or AHP.  AHP utilizes Regulation A+ to crowdfund the purchase of nonperforming mortgages then provides sustainable solutions to struggling homeowners. AHP's current 2015A+ fund has acquired over 2,500 first mortgages with principal balances of over $138 Million in less than 20 months; over 800 investors have supported this effort with as little as $100.