Andrew Begin is the Director of Marketing at Galoy, an open source Bitcoin banking platform.
In our conversation, we covered the task of building and sustaining Bitcoin communities such as Bitcoin Beach and Bitcoin Jungle, the tools Galoy is building to help these communities thrive, as well as enterprise Lightning adoption.
→ Galoy: https://galoy.io/
→ Lessons Learned from El Zonte: https://galoy.io/bitcoin-banking-for-communities-lessons-learned-from-el-zonte/
→ Voltage: https://stacksats.how/voltage
→ Stakwork: https://stacksats.how/stakwork
This show is a Lightning podcast. That means instead of asking for likes or shares, I ask for sats.
The best way to show your support is to download Fountain from the App Store, load your wallet with some sats, and send them over the Lightning Network to firstname.lastname@example.org.
→ Fountain: https://www.fountain.fm/
→ More Episodes: https://www.stacksats.how/podcast
→ Lightning Address: ⚡email@example.com
→ Stack Sats: https://www.stacksats.how/
→ Twitter: https://twitter.com/kerooke
→ Books: https://www.kevinrooke.com/book-recommendations
→ Bitcoin News: https://stacker.news/r/kr
00:00 - Intro
02:08 - Andrew Begin Intro
12:33 - Why Are So Few Tech Products Built For IRL Communities?
16:36 - Lessons Learned from Bitcoin Beach
23:15 - Bitcoin Adoption in El Zonte & El Salvador
28:50 - Stablesats & Stablecoins in El Salvador
33:40 - Custody and Bitcoin Banking
42:06 - Advice for Building a Bitcoin Community
51:18 - Enterprise Lightning Adoption
1:13:01 - The Lightning Round