Ken Kruger is the CEO and Founder of Moon, a company making it easy for anyone to spend their Bitcoin anywhere online.
Ken and I spoke about exactly how Moon enables this functionality, Moon’s partnership with VISA, the challenge for traditional payment platforms to innovate on Lightning, as well as a wide-ranging discussion covering privacy, censorship, and emerging Lightning applications.
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00:00 - Intro
01:20 - Ken Kruger Intro
05:51 - How Does Moon Work?
09:00 - Visa’s Expansion Into Crypto Wallets
14:53 - The Impact of Low Transaction Fees oh Lightning
19:40 - Demand for Stablecoins
22:18 - Commerce Activity on Moon
26:52 - Making Private Payments on Moon
30:56 - Why Are People Concerned About Privacy and Censorship Now?
33:17 - Politics in Business
41:14 - Moon’s Product Roadmap
45:38 - Lightning Adoption on Moon
48:13 - Why Moon Users Are Choosing Lightning
57:40 - Will Lightning Payments Change Commerce Volume?
59:05 - Interesting Lightning Applications
01:12:21 - The Lightning Round