Short-term Investments

Financial assets for rapid turnover and quick profit, often held for a few months or less, to capitalize on short-term market trends

Invest in real estate loans for small businesses and individuals

Investments
$10

Groundfloor enables individuals to begin investing in real estate with a minimal initial requirement of only $10.

Moderate Risk
3/5

Investing on Groundfloor involves credit risk from borrower default, market risk due to real estate market fluctuations, liquidity risk as investments are tied up until loan maturity without a secondary market for early exit, regulatory risk from changes in laws affecting real estate and crowdfunding, and platform risk related to operational disruptions or cybersecurity threats.

Minimum Liquidity
1/5

On Groundfloor, liquidity is tied to the term of the real estate loans, which range from 6 to 18 months. Investors' funds are committed until the loan matures and the borrower repays.

Moderate Return
10.72 %

Groundfloor's loans are graded from A to G, with interest rates ranging from 5.5% to 25.5% annually, based on risk. A diversified portfolio across all repaid loans to date would have earned a 10.72% annualized net return.

Short-term Investment
6+ months

Groundfloor investments have loan terms ranging from 6 to 18 months.

Who can invest
International

Groundfloor is accessible to investors both in the US and internationally. However, for non-US investors, a minimum transfer-in amount of $5,000 is required.

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Invest in a real estate fund

Investments
$100

The Roots Investment Community Fund allows investors to start with a minimum investment of $100.

Moderate Risk
3/5

Investing in the Roots Investment Community Fund carries risks including market fluctuations, economic changes, property-specific issues, and potential for financial loss.

Minimum Liquidity
1/5

Investors in the Roots Investment Community Fund can cash out after the first year, with liquidity options available quarterly for added flexibility.

High Return
16 %

Investors in the Roots Investment Community Fund can expect an annualized return of 16%.

Short-term Investment
1 year

The recommended investment period for the Roots Investment Community Fund is at least a year, but liquidity is offered quarterly for investors needing flexibility.

Who can invest
United States

The Roots Investment Community Fund is open to both non-accredited and accredited investors.

Invest in private market alternatives

Investments
$10,000

The minimum investment on Yieldstreet starts at $10,000.

Moderate Risk
3/5

Yieldstreet investments, focused on high-yield, specialty lending, carry inherent risks higher than traditional investments, primarily due to the potential for borrower default.

Minimum Liquidity
1/5

Yieldstreet's investments are generally less liquid, meaning they cannot be quickly sold for cash. These private market alternatives often require longer holding periods.

Moderate Return
9.6 %

The expected net annualized return (IRR) for investors on Yieldstreet is 9.6%.

Short-term Investment
6+ months

Yieldstreet's investments span time horizons from as brief as 6 months to as long as 5 years.

Who can invest
United States

Yieldstreet is open to U.S. persons with a valid TIN, U.S. bank account, and U.S. mailing address. Non-accredited investors can access the Alternative Income Fund, while single asset investments require accredited investor status verification.

Invest in private credit deals

Investments
$500

Investors can enter the private credit market via Percent with a minimum of $500, accessing a variety of asset-based securities and corporate loans.

Moderate Risk
3/5

Investing on Percent comes with inherent risks, despite efforts to minimize these through a proprietary risk framework for its own deals. The risk levels can vary across the platform, depending on whether Percent or a third party underwrites the deal.

Minimum Liquidity
1/5

Liquidity on Percent, as with many private credit platforms, varies by investment. Generally, these investments are less liquid than public stocks, tied to longer-term commitments without guaranteed immediate access to funds.

Moderate Return
13.41 %

As of February 1, 2024, Percent offers a 2.5% interest rate on idle cash in accounts and reports a historical weighted average APY of 13.41% on investments.

Short-term Investment
3+ months

Percent offers investment horizons starting at 3 months, accommodating short-term investment strategies.

Who can invest
United States

Percent accepts investments only from accredited investors in the U.S. with U.S. bank accounts, adhering to Reg D 506(c) exemption rules.

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Invest in rental properties through a fractional real estate marketplace

Investments
$50

The minimum investment with Lofty is $50.

Moderate Risk
3/5

Investing with Lofty carries typical real estate investment risks, including market volatility, economic changes, and property management challenges. Additionally, the use of cryptocurrency and tokenization presents legal and regulatory uncertainties.

Moderate Liquidity
2/5

Lofty provides liquidity by allowing investors to list their property tokens for sale on the marketplace at any time, with a 2.5% transaction fee. Orders are held in escrow and have a 30-day expiration.

Low Return
5 %

Lofty offers a 5% cash on cash return, with token values updating monthly based on HouseCanary's Automated Valuation Model (AVM).

Short-term Investment
1 year

Investment time horizon on Lofty is not fixed and is determined by property owners' collective decision on when to sell through the governance system.

Who can invest
International

Investors from the US and abroad can invest with Lofty, excluding those from OFAC-sanctioned countries.