Patrick Murck joins BTCJam’s Board of Advisors

Patrick-09-PressKitBus-copyPatrick Murck joins BTCJam’s Board of Advisors
Global Leader in Peer to Peer Lending adds Bitcoin Legal Expert

San Francisco, CA – BTCJam ( announced today that Patrick Murck, Executive Director of the Bitcoin Foundation has joined BTCJam’s Board of Advisors to advance their goal of providing crowdfunded bitcoin loans worldwide.

Patrick has an impressive legal background that includes representing the Bitcoin Foundation as General Counsel, testifying before Congress about digital currencies and his current position as the Executive Director of the Bitcoin Foundation.  Patrick was also recently named one of America’s Top 50 Outstanding General Counsel by the National Law Journal.

Patrick’s Bitcoin expertise makes him an ideal member of BTCJam’s Board of Advisors.  With Patrick’s help BTCJam will accomplish their goal of empowering people to achieve their dreams through peer to peer lending.  Patrick comments “I’m honored to be invited to join the Board of Advisors for BTCJam, one of the most exciting companies powered by bitcoin. BTCJam is creating new on-ramps for people the world over to join the emerging digital economy, not the least is their unique credit scoring algorithm. This ability to extend credit even in countries that lack a credit scoring system will be critical to bringing modern financial services to new and often overlooked markets. It will be my pleasure to assist the BTCJam team in achieving their mission.”

Celso Pitta, CEO of BTCJam said “We are incredibly fortunate to have Patrick joining BTCJam’s Board of Advisors.  Patrick’s legal expertise and Bitcoin knowledge are absolutely essential to our mission of expanding access to fairly priced credit everywhere.”

About BTCJam
BTCJam is the global leader in peer-to-peer lending using Bitcoin, and the first to offer a proprietary credit score to its users.  BTCJam’s disruptive credit model is changing the way borrowers and investors connect, providing a new path to financial freedom for users from more than 200 countries around the world.

BTCJam promotes lending without borders, where people can borrow and lend bitcoins, without having to worry about banks and other intermediaries. Transactions are instantaneous, hassle free, and supported by an engaged, trusting global community.

Celso Pitta, CEO