PeerStreet in the News
October 28, 2019

Real Estate Fintech PeerStreet Raises $60 Million In Series C Funding

PeerStreet plans to use proceeds from the Series C round of funding to hire more employees and scale its marketplace. That means adding more lenders, expanding the number of investors and continuing to build out the technology and automation for lenders. It's also working on technology aimed at improving the entire process. “Our vision is to open the asset class to as many people as possible,” said Crosby. “Historically it was quite complicated and complex.”


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September 11, 2019

PeerStreet Named CRETech 2019 Real Estate Tech Award Winner

According to PeerStreet, CRETech’s RETAS recognizes the year’s most innovative and cutting-edge companies that have played an integral role in advancing tech in the real estate industry.

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September 5, 2019

Real Estate Tech Awards 2019

PeerStreet is named #1 in the "Information & Intelligence" category for crowdfunding companies in 2019.

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September 4, 2019

Industry Spotlight: Captivate Edition

Congratulations to Rachel Croessmann for being recognized as the Rising Star of 2019 for Geraci Media Group. Read the full article at the link.

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September 3, 2019

HousingWire 2019 Insider

“Perspective: gaining it, expanding it and challenging it has always been a key difference maker for me. It is what allows me to be calm under pressure, or try to achieve longer term results when faced with immediate problems.”

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August 21, 2019

Quote: Private capital raising is now outpacing capital raising in our public markets

"The accredited investor definition effectively categorizes the vast majority of American citizens as less than equal, shut out from many investment opportunities, including platforms like ours.”

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August 14, 2019

It's Time For Regulators To Expand Opportunities For Smaller Investors

Government regulations today are not inclusive for small individual investors. The accredited investor definition effectively categorizes the vast majority of American citizens as less than equal, shut out from many investment opportunities, including platforms like ours.

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August 12, 2019

Finovate Awards 2019

PeerStreet has been named as one a finalist for the category "Best Alternative Investments Platform."

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July 25, 2019

Real Estate Investment Platform PeerStreet Integrates with Mint

PeerStreet, a real estate investment platform, has integrated with Mint.

This is the fourth “integration” with PeerStreet already forming partnerships with Betterment, Wealthfront, and Personal Capital.

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July 18, 2019

A Decade of Innovation in Real Estate

In the past decade, real estate has shifted from being at the center of a crisis to an era of innovation, having undergone massive changes in how the industry functions.

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June 27, 2019

From Costco to Google, these are the top 25 US companies with the best bosses

A Comparably survey asked employees to rate their leaders, starting from the C-Suite and working down to direct managers. Based on anonymous responses over a one-year period, Comparably created a list of the best leadership teams in companies across the United States.

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June 27, 2019

Best Leadership Teams 2019

Comparably’s annual Best Leadership Teams 2019 represents the best management teams as rated by their employees. The award winners are segmented into two ranked lists: Top 50 management teams from large companies (more than 500 employees) and Top 50  management teams from small/mid-size companies (less than 500 employees). 

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June 25, 2019

Who are the best CEOs for minority workers? Heads of Intuit, T-Mobile, Google rank high

The winners have "have very clear visions as leaders. They are empathetic and take in the feedback of their teams. They set very clear goals, and they are hitting and exceeding those goals," Nazar said.

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June 18, 2019

For these L.A. companies, Pride Month is about way more than rainbow flags

PeerStreet hired nearly 100 employees in the last year, and along with that hiring push it has taken a more active role in promoting and supporting diversity and inclusivity on its teams. 

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June 11, 2019

How to Overcome the Challenges and Reap the Benefits of Two-Sided Marketplaces

Some of the most successful companies in the world today are two-sided marketplaces: Consider those which are household names, such as Amazon, Uber and Airbnb, as well as niche power players, like Zenefits, Upwork and Seamless. All have had a disruptive impact within their respective industries.

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May 22, 2019

PeerStreet Adds Deepa Salastekar as VP of Institutional Sales

“We are currently experiencing great demand from investors of all stripes, including institutional investors, and we are lucky to be able to bring someone of Deepa’s caliber on board to manage this growth,” said Brew Johnson, co-founder and CEO of PeerStreet.

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May 22, 2019

Institutional Money is Coming: Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform PeerStreet Hires Wall Street Veteran to Manage “Substantial Institutional Growth”

According to a release from PeerStreet, Wall Street veteran Deepa Salastekar has been appointed as the Vice President of Institutional Sales. Salastekar has a hefty resume when it comes to traditional and innovative finance.

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May 14, 2019

PeerStreet Reports Accelerating Growth as the Real Estate Platform Tops $2 Billion in Property Lending

This past March, PeerStreet, a real estate crowdfunding platform, announced that it had topped $2 billion in transactions and over $1 billion in Assets Under Management. Three months early in January, that transaction stood at $1.7 billion.

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April 30, 2019

Your IRA Can Do Far More Than You Think

If you go to Groundfloor, you've got commercial real estate. Residential real estate. There are a lot of these companies. CrowdStreet, PeerStreet, and OurCrowd that are not early stage venture capital focused. 

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April 8, 2019

PeerStreet Lowers Real Estate Investment Buy-In to $100

Peer-to-peer lending platform PeerStreet has lowered the minimum sum needed to invest in its real estate-backed loans to $100, the company announced Monday.

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April 4, 2019

PeerStreet Completes Software Integration with Liquid Logics

PeerStreet, a platform for investing in real-estate backed loans, has completed a system integration with Liquid Logics’ loan origination software platform. The move is in line with PeerStreet’s mission to build a stronger, more modern and more transparent marketplace for private lenders and accredited investors.

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March 26, 2019

PeerStreet Expands Loan Product Line for Private Investors

“Investors do not want to be locked up in a 30-year loan,” Crosby told Inman, adding that they are not likely to put the loan out directly to retail customers. “Now we can allow borrowers to access more capital both through our existing lender base and through our new lender bases.”

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March 26, 2019

Costco, T-Mobile, Google, Apple Ranked Among Best Places to Work with Brightest Futures

"If you look at the large companies list, you see that they are driving toward using AI, automation and machine learning," said Jason Nazar, CEO and Founder of Comparably. "Their core business is at the forefront of a massively changing tech industry."

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March 22, 2019

PeerStreet Expands Product Line with Residential for Rent Loans

“We’re very excited to be expanding our marketplace by offering Residential for Rent loans. This is a natural progression for us as a company as we increase our volume of transactions with institutional investors,” said Brew Johnson, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of PeerStreet. “Our move into this asset class is important to continue to support the growth of our private lending partners and help them better serve their borrowers.”

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March 21, 2019

PeerStreet Expands Product Suite with Residential for Rent Loans

Because of the product’s long-term investment opportunity, PeerStreet said it is currently offering it to its pool of institutional investors who have an appetite for this asset class.

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