The number of Real estate crowdfunding platforms continues to grow. However, the development of internal systems and the formation of partnerships will be essential to any platform's success. These were essential for investment platforms like Lending Club and Prosper. Furthermore, establishing a well-recognized brand or a clearly defined niche may also dictate whether a platform will break away from the ever-growing pack.
From 10 eighteen months ago, to 50 six months ago, to 75 today, real estate crowdfunding platforms are launching at a torrid pace. This frenzy is destined to accelerate, with at least 15 additional platforms in pre-launch and many more likely planned. Despite this fiery growth, real estate crowdfunding still generates only a tiny fraction of the capital raised for real estate debt and equity in the United States. Thus, there appears to be ample room for existing platforms to amplify their production by regimenting internal systems, attracting institutional capital, and building brands. In addition, there is plenty of room for new platforms to emerge, particularly sites serving niche markets. Growth is exciting. Marketing, making deals, and raising capital can provide an adrenaline rush which is exhilarating