Two real estate finance companies make Forbes' Fintech 50 list

  • Forbes recently released its FinTech 50 list, a compilation of companies disrupting the finance biz.
  • SoFi and Fundrise are two startups that made the cut by making waves in real estate.
  • The big areas of the industry experiencing change are traditional mortgage lending and property investment.

As every profession molds to meet the trends and demands of the times, there are people — and companies — who come along and squash traditions that remain in existence simply because “it’s always been done that way.” The real estate industry, of course, is not immune.