What's Next for Real Estate Crowdfunding?
Panel entitled, "What's Next for Real Estate Crowdfunding?" Panelists include: Daniel Huertas, Washington Capital Partners; Brew Johnson, PeerStreet; Allen Shayanfekr, Sharestates; Robert Greenberg, Patch of Land; Matt Rodak, Fund That Flip; Moderator: Ray Sturm, AlphaFlow. Recorded at LendIt USA 2017. Real estate crowdfunding companies have begun to reach scale and at LendIt USA 2017 we hosted a panel featuring the leading platforms in the space; the panel featured marketplace lenders, on balance sheet lenders, aggregators and a traditional hard money lender; the panelists gave an overview of their business models and target markets; the focus of the session was on what does the real estate crowdfunding industry need to do next to ensure success beyond scaling originations; understanding that while trying to reach scale you need to ensure quality and price risk accurately, how to grow beyond your target segment and who are the right types of partners for loan offerings on your platform; real estate crowdfunders are beginning to make a bigger impact, these leading platforms see the next few years as an important stage for this market.