Evan Kaloudis is the founder of Zeus, an open-source and self-custodial mobile Lightning wallet.
We talked about building Zeus and the new features it offers, the tension between custodial and self-custodial Lightning wallets, and the roadmap and business model for Zeus looking forward.
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00:00 - Intro
02:17 - Evan Kaloudis Intro
06:43 - Evan’s Decision to Build Zeus
17:01 - What Is Missing from the Lightning Ecosystem?
23:59 - Custodial vs. Self-Custodial Lightning Payments
36:49 - Privacy on the Lightning Network
40:20 - Why Haven’t Regulators Targeted Lightning Companies?
42:04 - Taro and Zeus
46:09 - Zeus 0.7 Release
59:33 - Can Bitcoin Payments Fix Tor?
1:10:23 - Zeus’ Business Model
1:15:30 - The Lightning Round