P2P Lending Platform YieldStreet – A Balance of Risk and Reward

June 20, 2019 | FinTech

YieldStreet is a creditable P2P platform that could be useful to accredited alternative investors

A YieldStreet review for 2019: Strict project vetting. Collateral as security for lenders. SEC-regulated. Pick from projects or loans in real estate, litigation finance, marine finance, commercial or art.

That’s YieldStreet for investors seeking higher returns from opportunities in P2P lending.

YieldStreet Review: Vetting of loans and projects

In an effort to lower risk and boost returns YieldStreet closely evaluates loans or projects before they are offered for investment on the platform. This involves:

  • Expert vetting
  • Tangible assets as collateral
  • Low correlation to stock markets and economic cycles
  • Checking the antecedents of the project owner, borrower or asset manager
  • Short duration projects with tenure between 1-3 years
  • Targeted returns to investors in the range of 8% to 15%

So, what’s to complain about?

  • YieldStreet does not buy back your investment or loan. A
  • An investor cannot modify terms or cancel the arrangement.


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