I recently caught up with Ben Miller, CEO of Fundrise in person, about the Innovation Fund’s latest investments in private AI (artificial intelligence) companies.

Since launching the open-ended venture capital fund in 2H 2022, the Innovation Fund has made a series of promising AI investments that I was eager to learn more about, but unable to access.

There are two key hurdles that individual investors must overcome to be able to invest in private artificial intelligence companies:

Having enough capital to meet the minimum investment amount. Having a personal connection that will grant them the ability to invest.

Many people may have one of these prerequisites, but not everybody has both at any given time.

An Artificial Intelligence Investment That Almost Got Away

For example, I had wanted to invest in Anthropic’s latest Series F funding round, which closed in February 2024, but I couldn’t because

Keep reading this article on Financial Samurai.

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