Hussein Badakhchani is the CTO at Noah, a Bitcoin company building what they believe is the money app of the future.
Hussein and I spoke about the new products Noah is building, the different mechanics that help people earn, save, spend, and pay money on Noah, and the future of payments on the Lightning Network.
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00:00 - Intro
01:27 - Hussein Badakhchani Intro
04:46 - Why Noah Is Building on Bitcoin
09:21 - Noah’s Liquidity Pool
10:56 - Noah Badges
15:29 - Saving and Earning Money on Noah
18:17 - Interest Rates on Noah
21:17 - Why Noah is Non-Custodial
26:44 - How Does Credit Work on Noah?
36:06 - The Challenges of Expanding Globally
38:50 - Political Problems with Bitcoin
40:54 - Second Order Effects of Instant Payments
43:46 - Bitcoin and the Inflationary Economic Environment
51:05 - How Noah Makes Bitcoin Adoption Easier
54:29 - Societal Implications When People Start Saving
01:00:49 - Noah’s Competitors
01:02:11 - Interesting Lightning Applications
01:06:03 - The Lightning Round