E34: Cory Klippsten on Building Swan Bitcoin, Angel Investing, and the Lightning Network
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Cory Klippsten is the co-founder of Swan Bitcoin, as well as a Bitcoin angel investor and educator.

Cory and I had a wide-ranging conversation, starting with Cory’s work at Swan, and then getting into the Lightning work Cory is doing, startup investing, the macro-economic picture, educating Bitcoiners, and more.

→ Swan Bitcoin: https://www.swanbitcoin.com/

→ The Bitcoin Canon: https://www.swanbitcoin.com/canon/

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00:00 - Intro

00:52 - Cory Klippsten Intro

07:43 - Swan’s Ambition to Help Bitcoin Savers, Earners, and Spenders

15:03 - Constraints Limiting Bitcoin Adoption Today

17:49 - Earning Bitcoin on Lightning

25:52 - The Hardest Part of Educating People on Bitcoin

27:55 - Are Enough People Aware of Inflation?

37:31 - Governments Using Bitcoin as a Tool to Improve Their Country

45:20 - Cory’s Bitcoin Startup Investing & El Zonte Capital

50:30 - Bitcoin & Lightning Predictions

54:34 - The Lightning Round

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