Brian Murray is a partner and the COO at Craft Ventures, a VC firm dedicated to finding the next generation of world-changing companies.
Brian shared a fascinating perspective on Bitcoin, Lightning, startup investing, and the ways in which the Lightning Network will be impactful to different sets of people all over the world. I learned a ton from this conversation, and I know you will too.
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00:00 - Intro
01: 38 - Brian Murray Intro
07:18 - The Lightning Network’s Impact on Society
12:05 - Will Lightning Change The Way People Earn?
19:22 - How To Get More People Building on Bitcoin
21:22 - How Craft Ventures Partners Think About Bitcoin
23:36 - Craft Ventures’ Investing Process
28:28 - SaaS and Bitcoin Business Models
37:22 - Bootstrapping a Bitcoin Business
39:39 - The Lightning Network’s TAM
45:05 - Hedging Uncertainty with Bitcoin
48:00 - Measuring Bitcoin Adoption
55:19 - Lightning’s Impact in the Developing vs. Developed World
59:25 - Creating & Capturing Value on Lightning
1:12:30 - The Lightning Round