Vancouver startup LQwD Fintech (TSXV: LQWD) has joined Visa’s Fintech Fast Track program.
LQwD is the first publicly traded, pure play, purpose-built bitcoin company that’s focused on solutions that power the growth of the bitcoin Lightning Network. Their goal is to deliver scalable, off-chain, instantaneous, and cheap payments, that will make bitcoin, as a digital cryptocurrency, more accessible to the masses.
Working with Visa enables LQwD to accelerate the process of bringing Bitcoin to the masses through LQwD’s subsidiaries, Coincurve.com, a virtual currency platform, and LQwD’s Lightning Network PAAS, as well as our global routing nodes. By integrating with Visa, the company can leverage the reach, capabilities, and security of Visa’s global payment network.
“This is an exciting announcement for us,” remarked LQwD CEO, Shone Anstey. “Our direct relationship with Visa now gives LQwD the advantage of accessing their growing partner network, as well as experts in the payments space. It’s a big benefit.”
“By joining Visa’s Fast Track program, exciting fintech companies like LQwD gain valuable access to Visa experts, technology and resources,” added Terry Angelos, SVP and Global Head of Fintech, Visa. “Fast Track lets us provide new resources that rapidly growing companies need to scale with efficiency.”
Check out Fintech.ca’s recent interview with CEO Shone Anstey here.