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LQD Business Finance CEO, George Souri, to Present at LendIt USA 2017

By Alexandra Moritz

March 2, 2017

CHICAGO, Mar. 2, 2017 – LQD Business Finance, a Chicago-based, technology-enabled alternative lender that provides small and medium sized businesses with structured loans, announced today that CEO and founder George Souri will present at the LendIt USA 2017 event on March 6, 2017 in New York City.


During a panel session entitled, “Short Duration/High Yield: Protecting Against Interest Rate Hikes,” part of the Innovation in Lending track, Souri will discuss the state of interest rates in small business lending alongside a group of diverse and influential industry voices. LQD Business Finance will bring a unique perspective as an alternative lender using an innovative approach to loan underwriting that enables interest rates to remain fair and competitive. Souri will also shed light on the evolving regulatory environment and the potential impact of interest rates on traditional banks and alterative lenders alike. How will changes to lending regulations impact a bank’s ability to loan to small businesses? Will we see significant changes in the way alternative lenders do business because of financial reform efforts?


In addition to the panel, LQD Business Finance will be exhibiting and can be found at Booth #369.


Where: LendIt USA 2017, Jacob Javits Center, New York City, New York


When: Monday, March 6, 2017, 4:15pm – 4:55pm ET


What: Panel Discussion, “Short Duration/High Yield: Protecting Against Interest Rate Hikes”

Who: George Souri, CEO and Founder of LQD Business Finance, will present alongside Philippe Marleau of IOU Financial, Ben Gold of QuickBridge Funding, and Ryan Rosett of Credibly. Justin Brownhill of SenaHill Partners will moderate the session.


About LQD Business Finance

LQD is a national fintech startup that offers businesses greater options for their financing needs versus those offered by banks or existing alternative lenders. LQD provides structured, transparent, and affordable loans of up to $2 million in as little as seven days to a range of businesses and approves loans through its proprietary underwriting and risk management platform, LQD Matrix.




Media Contact

Alexandra Moritz

LQD Business Finance

Phone:  312-444-0552


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