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Yieldstreet: John Siciliano Appointed to Chairman of the Yieldstreet Prism Fund Board

Yieldstreet, an alternative investment platform, has announced that John Siciliano has been appointed by the Board of Directors of the Yieldstreet Prism Fund as the Chairman of the Fund’s Board.  Yieldstreet says that Siciliano will lead the team that has overseen the Fund since its… Read More

In Spite of Challenging Year, Investors Remain Bullish According to YieldStreet Survey

YieldStreet, an alternative investment platform serving accredited investors, says a recent survey of their clients shows resilience even during a time of turmoil. Between COVID-19, global and domestic political challenges, investors “remain largely unfazed” reports YieldStreet. In fact, 9 in 10 investors expect to invest… Read More

Yieldstreet Wins Victory in British High Court as it Seeks Repayment of Nearly $77 Million in Loans

Yieldstreet, a crowdfunding platform for accredited investors, has won a significant victory in the British High Court pertaining to allegations of fraud associated with loans issued via the platform. Yieldstreet called the decision a “huge win for our investors” as it appeared to vindicate, in… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform YieldStreet Hit by Lawsuit Regarding Investor Losses [u]

Crowdfunding platform YieldStreet has been hit with a filing for class action against the investment platform according to a release distributed by several law firms. YieldStreet caters to sophisticated, accredited investors offering alternative investments such as property, art or marine assets. According to the note,… Read More

Yieldstreet Responds to Report Pertaining to Alleged SEC/FBI Investigations, States They Have Done Nothing Wrong

Alternative investment platform YieldStreet has responded to queries regarding a recent report alleging that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), were investigating specific securities issued via the platform. Last week, it was reported that both the… Read More

FBI and SEC Said to be Investigating YieldStreet: Report

YieldStreet, an accredited crowdfunding platform offering access to alternative securities offerings including real estate-based securities. Typically, YieldStreet looks to list short term investment opportunities, that are uncorrelated with traditional markets, that generate income for individual investors. YieldStreet may list securities tied to art, legal or… Read More

YieldStreet Partners with BlackRock on $1 Billion Fund for Retail Investors

YieldStreet, an alternative investment platform that largely caters to accredited investors under Reg D 506c, has announced a new partnership with BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) on a $1 billion fund that will target retail investors. Michael Weisz, founder and President of YieldStreet, hit the studios of CNBC… Read More

YieldStreet Announces New Partnership With Citi For Access to Private Credit Opportunities Delivery

YieldStreet, an online marketplace for a diverse array of asset-backed investments, announced on Wednesday it has formed a new partnership with Citi to access investment opportunities across private credit markets, which includes Real Estate, Aviation, Shipping, Telecommunications, as well as other structured credit products. YieldStreet… Read More

YieldStreet Announces $170 Million Acquisition of Athena Art Finance From The Carlyle Group & Co-Investors

YieldStreet, an online marketplace for a diverse array of asset-backed investments, announced on Wednesday it has acquired Athena Art Finance from The Carlyle Group and co-investors in a transaction valued at approximately $170 million. According to YieldStreet, Athena is a “pioneer in the global art… Read More

YieldStreet Secures $62 Million in Latest Funding Round Led By Edison Partners

YieldStreet, an online marketplace for a diverse array of asset-backed investments, has successfully secured $62 million through its latest investment round, which was led by growth equity investment firm Edison Partners. This investment comes just a little over a year after YieldStreet raised $113 million, which included… Read More

YieldStreet Launches Marine Finance As A New Asset Class

YieldStreet, an online marketplace for a diverse array of asset-backed investments, announced on Monday it is launching  Marine Finance as a new asset class. According to YieldStreet, Marine Finance focuses on financing vessel acquisitions for the spot market, time charters or bareboat charters, as well as the construction of… Read More

YieldStreet Secures $113 Million Through Financing Round to Expand Investment Platform

YieldStreet, an online marketplace for a diverse array of asset-backed investments, announced on Wednesday it has secured $113 million through its latest financing round, which included $12.8 million of Series A equity financing co-led by Greycroft and Raine Ventures, as well as a revolving credit facility of… Read More

Ivor Wolk Shares Details About His New Role As YieldStreet’s First General Counsel

Earlier this month, YieldStreet, an online marketplace for a diverse array of asset-backed investments, announced it has appointed Ivor Wolk as its first-ever general counsel. Now, Wolk is sharing details about his new role with the company. According to YieldStreet, Wolk most recently was partner with Cohen Tauber Spievack… Read More

YieldStreet Hits $200 Million in Originations Milestone & Appoints Two New Members to Leadership Team

YieldStreet, an online marketplace for a diverse array of asset-backed investments, recently announced it has surpassed $200 million in originations. This news comes just six months after the investment platform achieved its $100 million in origination milestone. As previously reported, YieldStreet launched in 2015 and is… Read More

Ron Suber, Mitch Jacobs & Alexandra Wilkis Wilson to Advise YieldStreet

YieldStreet, an online marketplace for a diverse array of asset-backed investments, announced on Tuesday Rob Suber of Prosper Marketplace, Alexandra Wilkis Wilson of Gilt, and Mitch Jacobs of OnDeck, has joined its advisory board. While speaking about Suber, Wilkis Wilson, and Jacobs’ advisory appointments, Milind Mehere, CEO of… Read More

YieldStreet Hits $100 Million Loan Origination Milestone in Less Than Eight Quarters

YieldStreet, an online marketplace for a diverse array of asset-backed investments, announced on Wednesday it surpassed $100 million in loan originations in less than eight quarters from accredited investors and single family offices. The online lender also reported it had a strong 2016, growing its monthly investor… Read More

YieldStreet’s President Michael Weisz Discusses Growth & Future Plans For the Asset-Backed Investment Platform

YieldStreet is an online marketplace for a diverse array of asset-backed investments. The platform was founded by CEO Milind Mehere who previously launched Yodle; President Michael Weisz, who was formerly a Vice President of a New York City-based hedge fund; and Dennis Shields, Chairman of YieldStreet,… Read More

YieldStreet Receives $3.7 Million in Seed Funding

Online marketplace for asset-backed investments YieldStreet has raised $3.7 million in seed funding led by Expansion Venture Capital, Saturn Venture Partners, and other “strategic fintech angels.”  YieldStreet is operating under Title II of the JOBS Act that allows platforms to “generally solicit” their offers. According to… Read More

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