Lyn Alden is an investor and analyst who needs no introduction on this show.
In our conversation, Lyn and I discussed her interest in Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, liquidity as a network effect, the impact of stablecoins on Lightning, nation-state Bitcoin adoption, and much more.
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00:00 - Intro
01:38 - Lyn Alden Intro
08:57 - Lightning & Bitcoin Network Effects
22:02 - Bitcoin as a Unit of Account
28:16 - Stablecoins on Lightning
38:23 - Regulatory Risks for Bitcoin & Lightning
42:36 - Interesting Use Cases for Lightning Payments
59:09 - Nation State Bitcoin Adoption
1:08:58 - The Bear Case for Bitcoin and Lightning
1:22:30 - The Lightning Round