EPISODE

⚡️ E21: Hussein Badakhchani on Noah, Earning and Saving Money, and the Lightning Network

The Kevin Rooke Show

Hussein Badakhchani is the CTO at Noah, a Bitcoin company building what they believe is the money app of the future.

Hussein and I spoke about the new products Noah is building, the different mechanics that help people earn, save, spend, and pay money on Noah, and the future of payments on the Lightning Network.

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00:00 - Intro

01:27 - Hussein Badakhchani Intro

04:46 - Why Noah Is Building on Bitcoin

09:21 - Noah’s Liquidity Pool

10:56 - Noah Badges

15:29 - Saving and Earning Money on Noah

18:17 - Interest Rates on Noah

21:17 - Why Noah is Non-Custodial

26:44 - How Does Credit Work on Noah?

36:06 - The Challenges of Expanding Globally

38:50 - Political Problems with Bitcoin

40:54 - Second Order Effects of Instant Payments

43:46 - Bitcoin and the Inflationary Economic Environment

51:05 - How Noah Makes Bitcoin Adoption Easier

54:29 - Societal Implications When People Start Saving

01:00:49 - Noah’s Competitors

01:02:11 - Interesting Lightning Applications

01:06:03 - The Lightning Round

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