Bill Lanting Lanting says technology is a tool to creating a new model that opens up access to capital for all.

SAN FRANCISCO—Real estate investment platform RealtyShares continues to shake up the real estate industry, not only in its ability to raise capital but in its way of thinking. Most recently, the platform raised $28 million in Series C financing from Cross Creek Advisors, Danhua Capital, Barry Sternlicht and Bow Capital, along with prior investors Union Square Ventures, General Catalyst Partners and Menlo Ventures. Its total venture financing is $60 million to date.