Vancouver, British Columbia, February 29, 2023 – Bitcoin Lightning Network Focused LQwD Fintech Corp. (TSXV: LQWD, OTC: LQWDF), is pleased to announce that it is the first third-party Lightning Network service provider (LSP) with a leading Lightning Network wallet, Breez Developments (Breez) in their new open-lightning service model.
“Becoming the first LSP connected with Breez and their Open-LSP Model positions LQwD to provide liquidity to a fast-growing wallet operator and potentially capture significant transaction volume, generate yield on our Bitcoin holdings, all while maintaining full sovereignty and full custody.” commented Shone Anstey, LQwD’s Chief Executive Officer.
In this LSP model, LQwD will be connecting its global routing nodes to a well-connected Breez node on the Lightning Network, allowing for LQwD to get additional volume and connectivity. LQwD nodes are backed by company owned Bitcoin and will now earn additional fees from Breez’s incoming and outbound liquidity.
Israeli-based Breez, is a well-established fast growing non-custodial Lightning Network wallet for users to buy, sell, and pay for goods, services, and streaming content with low-friction. Breez is building a non-custodial Lightning SDK to interface with existing, real-world apps and launching a hybrid architecture that will let users access their bitcoin on any device and in any participating app.
To learn more about the Breez and LQwD LSP partnership, please visit here.
LQwD is a Lightning Network Service Provider (LSP) focused on developing payment infrastructure and solutions accelerating the global mega trend of Bitcoin adoption through the Lightning Network. The Company’s mission is to develop institutional grade services that support the Lightning Network and drive improved functionality, transaction capability, user adoption and utility and scaling Bitcoin. LQwD also holds Bitcoin that is used as an operating asset establishing nodes and payment channels on the Lightning Network.
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