PeerStreet in the News
March 21, 2019

Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform PeerStreet Expands Product Line By Launching Residential for Rent Loans

“For PeerStreet’s network of private lenders, this presents an opportunity to do more business with their borrowers, in addition to attracting new customers who need long term financing rather than short term bridge loans.”

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March 21, 2019

PeerStreet Adds Residential for Rent Loan Product

esidential for Rent loans have a 30-year term so borrowers can secure long-term financing for residential rental properties. This launch is in response to key market conditions: as more people struggle to finance buying a home, the rental market has continued to grow.

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March 19, 2019

How to Scale Your Company | Brett Crosby

In 2014, he decided it was time to throw his hat back into the ring with another company, and became the Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of PeerStreet, a platform for investing in real estate backed loans. He crafts the company’s strategy, product and messaging.

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March 15, 2019

PeerStreet Expands Leadership Team With New Hires

PeerStreet has announced the hiring of two executives with extensive experience in the financial services and real estate sectors: Ellen Coleman as Executive Vice President of Finance and Bob Brown as Executive Vice President of Finance & Corporate Development.

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March 14, 2019

PeerStreet Adds Two Mortgage Veterans to Finance Team

PeerStreet, an investing platform for real estate-backed loans, hired two executives in the financial and real estate industry to help scale and expand the overall platform as well as its finance and credit operations.

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March 14, 2019

PeerStreet Expands Executive Leadership Team

“These are particularly exciting hires for us, because they build upon the strong financial foundation we’ve already set, while better preparing us for our growth trajectory – in 2019 and beyond,” said PeerStreet Co-Founder and CEO Brew Johnson.

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March 12, 2019

Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform PeerStreet Boosts Executive Team with Two New Hires

Highly rated real estate investment platform PeerStreet has hired two new executives with extensive experience in the financial services and real estate sectors. PeerStreet reports that Ellen Coleman has joined the platform as Executive Vice President of Finance. Additionally, Bob Brown has been hired as Executive Vice President of Finance & Corporate Development.

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March 7, 2019

LendIt Announces Finalists For the Third Annual LendIt Fintech Industry Awards

LendIt announced this week the finalists for its third annual LendIt FintechIndustry Awards. According to the organization, this year’s event will take place on April 9th and bring together 400 Fintech influencers and innovators to celebrate outstanding achievement in 21 unique categories.

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March 5, 2019

Expert: Technology Represents Greatest Opportunity for Multifamily Growth

Technology represents the greatest opportunity for growth in the multifamily sector, according to PeerStreet Underwriting Manager Nia Patel, a 2018 HousingWire Rising Star.

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March 5, 2019

LendIt Fintech Industry Awards

Awarded to the top real estate platform based on a combination of performance, volume, growth, product diversity and responsiveness to stakeholders.

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February 25, 2019

Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform PeerStreet Recognized as Best Place to Work

PeerStreet has been recognized as one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in Financial Technology (Fintech). The awards program is a project of SourceMedia and Best Companies Group.

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February 25, 2019

American Banker's Best Places to Work in Fintech

These companies go out of their way to ensure their employees are having fun — whether it's competing in office Olympics or escaping to the nap pod. Others are focused on serving their communities through organizing 5k races that raise money for charity and hiring local artists to create masterpieces.

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February 25, 2019

Best Fintechs to Work For

From free food to foosball to unlimited paid leave, fintech firms offer a variety of unique perks. All of those benefits — and more — are offered by the 50 companies that made SourceMedia’s second annual list of Best Fintechs to Work For.

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February 6, 2019

PeerStreet Announces Software Integration with Liquid Logics

PeerStreet, a real estate crowdfunding platform that has crafted an interesting niche that pairs retail investors with institutional money, announced on Wednesday it has formed a new integration with Liquid Logics, a market-leading loan origination software (LOS) platform.

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February 6, 2019

PeerStreet Announces Software Integration With Liquid Logics

“By creating this seamless integration, the loan submission process is easier. And when that process is easier, there are more opportunities for lenders to sell their loans to a diverse pool of investors,” said Brew Johnson, Co-Founder and CEO of PeerStreet.

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January 10, 2019

Booming Proptech Firm PeerStreet tops $1B in Investments During 2018

“We have created a technology platform to empower lenders to make loans to borrowers in their communities. It’s about developing a more efficient way to provide capital to real estate industry participants,” PeerStreet CEO Brew Johnson previously told Think Realty.

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January 8, 2019

Networking Is Not About You: Lessons From Experience

At its core, networking is making a meaningful and valuable connection at multiple levels, including with the individuals networking and within the greater ecosystem they belong to. In other words, networking isn’t just about you.

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December 11, 2018

Microsoft's Satya Nadella ranked as best CEO in US; Google's Sundar Pichai, Amazon's Jeff Bezos make top 10

PeerStreet named among top companies in US by Comparably Report.

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November 21, 2018

Will Wall Street Be Able to Earn the Trust of Younger Investors?

Disruptors show the way by bringing investments that are easier to understand and more purpose- and passion-driven, both of which are highly appealing to millennial investors.

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November 20, 2018

Investing in Real Estate: Turning a Profit Without Buying a Home

Through a platform known as PeerStreet, investors can browse high-interest loans and decide to back them. The company itself purchases the mortgages directly from private lenders, and updates its list daily.

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October 22, 2018

Focus on FinTech [Season 2 Ep. 3]: What makes a successful FinTech?

FinTech and Startup. Today these words are almost synonymous, and the journey that startups, these FinTechs, go through from glint of an idea to their success or failure is seen at every turn. From Uber and Lyft, to the dramatic rise of Facebook.

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October 22, 2018

Episode 160 Brett Crosby from PeerStreet & co-founder Google Analytics

In this episode the host John Siracusa chats with Brett Crosby from PeerStreet and co-founder of Google Analytics. Brett co-founded a company called Urchin software which was acquired in April 2005 by Google and morphed into Google Analytics.

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October 22, 2018

The 3 Trends To Watch In Fintech, According To Top VCs

Startups like Cadre and PeerStreet have built platforms that make it easier to invest in real estate. And other companies are offering new options for viewing homes online and getting mortgages more quickly.

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October 22, 2018

Real Estate Platform PeerStreet Recognized as Fast Growing Fintech Startup

PeerStreet, a crowdfunding platform for real estate loans, has been recognized as one of the fastest growing Fintech startups in the US. The 2nd annual CB Insights Fintech 25o list has included PeerStreet for the 2nd year in a row.

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October 22, 2018

PeerStreet Named to the 2018 CB Insights Fintech 250 List of Fastest-Growing Fintech Startups

PeerStreet is being recognized as a leader in real estate investing for the platform’s innovative approach to making real estate debt an accessible asset class for retail investors.

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