LQD Business Finance Launches Development of Bitcoin Business Lending Platform

CHICAGO, Feb. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — LQD Business Finance, a leading tech-enabled alternative lender, launches the development of the world’s first Bitcoin business lending platform. This cutting-edge platform will make LQD Business Finance the first company to use Bitcoin as currency for commercial loans.

Chicago-based commercial lender launches the development of first-ever loan service with Bitcoin as currency

While Bitcoin can be used as collateral to obtain a loan currently, the company’s platform will be the first to use Bitcoin as a lending currency. LQD Business Finance’s platform will achieve this goal in two key ways.

First, LQD Business Finance will build upon the Provenance blockchain to make the process of documenting and packaging loans more efficient. “Bringing increased efficiency and accuracy to commercial lending at the core of LQD’s DNA. Adding a blockchain to our existing tech-stack enables us to better achieve that goal,” says LQD CEO George Souri.  

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Football finance expert picks out Aston Villa’s ‘best’ piece of business

“A gutsy showing” – Ashley Preece’s video verdict as Villa do the double over Arsenal



Aston Villa’s recent transfer business has been hailed by a leading football finance expert.

Having flirted with relegation last season, Dean Smith’s side have been in the right half of the table all season.

Following Saturday’s 1-0 win over Arsenal, Villa are ninth in the Premier League standings with two games in hand on most of the teams above them.

Respected football finance expert Kieran Maguire believes Villa’s astute financial business, including tying talisman Jack Grealish to a new contract, has been key to their success.

“It’s a case of getting their business right,” Maguire told Football Insider.

“Ollie Watkins has been a fantastic signing, [Emiliano] Martinez has been a fantastic signing.

“But the best thing they’ve done was to get Grealish to sign a contract extension.

“He’s one

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to table Economic Survey 2021 today

Anurag Thakur, Nirmala Sitharaman posing for the camera

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Budget 2021: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is all set to present Union Budget on February 1. Ahead of the Budget 2021, Budget Session of the Parliament is all set to begin from today ie. January 29. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will table the Economic Survey 2021 in the Parliament on Friday. The session will be held in two parts –January 29 to February 15 and March 8 to April 8 and will have a total of 33 sittings. The Budget Session will begin with the President’s address followed by the presentation of the Economic Survey.  

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The Economic Survey is a detailed report of the condition of the economy and is prepared by the Economic Division of the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) under the guidance of the CEA. It mentions key challenges before the economy and the way

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Embedded Finance? We Need Embedded Health

Embedded finance is great and I love having apps on my phone that take care of the interface to the tedious world of banks and money so that I don’t have to deal with them. But embedded finance doesn’t get me out of the house. And it can’t get me in to watch a soccer game. It can’t get me onto a plane. Perhaps in the post-COVID world, embedded health will be more important then embedded finance.

Think about it. What’s the point of having all sorts of clever pre-pay, instant-pay and pay-later mechanisms that I can use to buy train tickets if I am not allowed on a train? Why bother with fancy QR code contact-free dining experiences if I am not allowed into a restaurant? How do I benefit from sophisticated electronic tickets dropped directly into my phone when I am not allowed into the concert hall?


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