Innovative real estate crowdfunding platform Flint Technology seeks SEC nod

Flint Generation CEO Andre Mercado

MANILA, Philippines — As the primary Philippine corporate to spark the true property crowdfunding flame, Flint Generation Corp., partially soaking wet at the present time, objectives to stay the sparks alive by means of in the hunt for the approval of the Securities and Trade Fee (SEC).

Even if Flint Tech has finished the entire SEC licensing necessities, it needed to quickly droop its operations to acquiesce in an advisory issued ultimate June 9, because the regulatory company categorized its public funding choices as “unauthorized.”


Poised to increase a confirmed industry thought by means of permitting electorate to spend money on actual property initiatives for as little as P1,000, Flint Tech used to be ordered in December 2020 to use for its personal crowdfunding license after its one-year affiliation with SeedIn Generation, a company whose entire utility for a crowdfunding license were submitted 3 years prior and had since been granted a transitional license by means of the SEC.

As SeedIn’s equivalent spouse, Flint started running in 2019 and grew at breakneck velocity. When finances raised broke the P250 million mark, the SEC required that Flint applies for its personal license — as an alternative of the use of SeedIn’s transitional license — to which Flint instantly complied.


Flint’s utility is now pending.

“Now we have all the time acted in excellent religion,” mentioned Flint CEO Andre Mercado. “We’re a sound industry and we’re doing all we will be able to to guarantee the general public and give protection to each and every investor that’s put his or her religion in us.”

Lately dealing with sourced finances totaling 44 initiatives, the Flint Tech platform has hundreds of customers and energetic buyers — 35% of whom are in another country Filipino employees.

A majority of the corporate’s making an investment shoppers can put their finances into micro-investments.

Thru this contemporary new native portal, Filipino buyers are actually getting a style of on-line crowdfunding, a machine that’s been effectively run in the USA and Europe — or even in regional neighbors comparable to Singapore.

The method lets in for a person without a money to procure an actual property assets out of finances sourced from out of doors buyers, who then obtain returns or pursuits for every challenge they finance.

Even if it isn’t freeing new initiatives at the moment pending SEC’s granting of a crowdfunding license, Flint Tech provides prime returns in step with challenge with periods of 8 to fifteen months.


And the returns are paid out in two techniques:

  • Balloon Payout: An investor receives passion per thirty days and the capital and the remainder passion at the ultimate month.
  • Equivalent Payout, which is extra most popular: Each the capital and the passion are gained each and every month.

A payout reinvestment scheme that compounds pursuits and will increase income could also be to be had.

“There’s a large number of flooring to hide, reasonably actually, and crowdfunding is more and more turning into a viable, sustainable possibility for lots of Filipinos toiling exhausting for his or her actual property goals,” Mercado mentioned. “There are lots of keen buyers in a position to lend a hand and make allowance for truthful income within the procedure. Flint Generation is right here to discover probabilities anyplace they’re.”

As well as and as a reaction to the abovementioned issues, Mercado says: “Flint commits to concentrate on the selection of money owed from all its debtors.”

The remark on Flint’s Fb web page reads as follows: “As our integrity and loyalty to you are going to all the time be our maximum necessary attention, we’re hard each and every treatment to guarantee that we’re in a position to assemble and resume payouts and withdrawals upon cost. Even if withdrawals are quickly on dangle, Flint ascertains that the corporate is solid and that this might be resolved as we transfer ahead.”

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