Feb 20, 2017
I have two investments on CrowdStreet and was happy with the general process and with the offerings (although deal flow has slowed). I gave a slightly lower rating on due diligence as I was less than impressed with the Alpha Fund since it had a sponsor that was new to doing a general fund and there were certainly some hiccups with that deal (which might be straightened out now).
On the actual experience being able to evaluate deals:
- Consistent placement of materials and simple layout of the deal is a big plus (edges out RealCrowd)
- A sample distribution is pretty consistently shown in the deal analysis
- Easy to find webinar (if available) and supporting material
Experience of placing an offer and going through to funding is a nice experience. BTW, CrowdStreet powers the crowd funding platform of other clients (like ArborCrowd).