TAMPA, FL, Sept. 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LM Funding America, Inc. (NASDAQ:LMFA) (“LM Funding” or “LMFA”) today announced the energization of 848 S19J Pro Antminer Mining Machines (S19J Pro) at the Core Scientific Inc. facility in Calvert City, Kentucky.
“We are excited to energize our first machines in my home state of Kentucky,” said Bruce M. Rodgers, Chairman and CEO of LM Funding and a Bowling Green, Kentucky native. “We plan to sell our mined Bitcoin to pay operating expenses and reinvest the balance in the purchase and operation of additional Bitcoin mining machines.” Rodgers finished by stating, “Generating Bitcoin revenue marks the successful execution to date of our cryptocurrency mining business strategy and next phase of growth for our Company. We continue to believe all 5,400 machines will be energized and anticipated to be generating approximately 544 petahash on an annualized basis by December 31, 2022.”
The Company also announced that has also ordered 200 Bitmain S19 XP mining machines that have a hashrate of 140 TH/s and are expected to be delivered between December 2022 and January 2023.
About LM Funding America
LM Funding America, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is a cryptocurrency mining business that commenced Bitcoin mining operations in September 2022. The Company also operates a technology-based specialty finance company that provides funding to nonprofit community associations (Associations) primarily located in the state of Florida, as well as in the states of Washington, Colorado and Illinois, by funding a certain portion of the Associations’ rights to delinquent accounts that are selected by the Associations arising from unpaid Association assessments.
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