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YieldStreet believes that the accessibility and distribution of the best investment opportunities is fundamentally broken. In response, YieldStreet is transforming the investing landscape by providing everyday investors with access to institutional-quality asset-based investment opportunities across litigation finance, marine finance, real estate, fine art, commercial loans, and other asset classes.
YieldStreet’s ultimate goal is to build one of the largest, most diversified wealth platforms. Over the past 12 months, YieldStreet expanded the number of products available on the platform and achieved record growth. In late 2018, YieldStreet launched YieldStreet Wallet, a high-yield savings account currently providing investors with 1.7% annual interest, more than 18x the national average. In April 2019, YieldStreet expanded into art lending with the acquisition of Athena Art Finance from Carlyle Group for $170 million.
Additionally, in October 2019 YieldStreet will be partnering with one of the world’s largest asset managers to provide investors with diversification across YieldStreet’s portfolio, and introduce fixed income products. Also in October 2019, YieldStreet will announce a partnership with a major bank to originate investment opportunities at scale. In early 2019, YieldStreet expects to make the platform available to all investors, not just accredited.
With a range of opportunities available, with expected yields ranging from 1.7% to 8-15%, YieldStreet has emerged as a new, diversified marketplace for curated alternative investments. In 2019, YieldStreet doubled its community to more than 200,000 customers and crossed $1 billion invested on the platform. YieldStreet has returned more than $60 million in interest to investors at over 12% average IRR. More than 150 investments have been funded — with a majority funded in under one minute.
YieldStreet has raised a total of $178.5 million, and was named #14 fastest growing company by the INC 5000, including #1 in NYC and #1 in Financial Services.