YieldStreet: Making Marine Finance Efficient Via Technology and Retail Investors

August 05, 2019
46:29 Min.

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Podcast Summary


Mr. John Imhof, Shareholder at Vedder Price sits down with
Mr. Michael Weisz, Founder & President at YieldStreet for
an exclusive interview.



- The market for capital has changed, according to Michael Weisz, President and Co-Founder of YieldStreet, Inc. 

- YieldStreet offers borrowers diversity of capital, flexibility and scalability that they cannot get from traditional sources of capital. 

- It does this by giving borrowers efficient access to retail investors through technology. 

- At the same time, YieldStreet offers investors risk-adjusted yield though investments that traditionally have been available only to funds and other institutional investors. 

- YieldStreet has grown to a platform of approximately 170,000 investors and has raised almost $1 billion, with approximately $200 million of this for the shipping sector. 

- Weisz says YieldStreet will continue to grow and he expects the platform to give its users more utility and access to even more products.

For more information, please visit: www.yieldstreet.com.


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