Stelios Rammos is the co-founder of Geyser, a Bitcoin crowdfunding platform built on the Lightning Network.
In our conversation, we discussed the pros and cons of fiat crowdfunding platforms, the ways Lightning can improve accessibility for fundraisers, as well as stablecoins, censorship resistance, and the Geyser roadmap.
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00:00 - Intro
00:58 - Stelios Rammos Intro
08:02 - The Pros & Cons of Fiat Crowdfunding Platforms
11:55 - How Lightning Could Improve Crowdfunding
14:03 - Geyser Success Stories & User Behaviour
22:37 - How Geyser Works Today
33:26 - Future Payment Methods on Lightning
44:24 - Helping More People Earn More Sats
53:05 - Stablecoins on Lightning
56:30 - Canadian Truckers & Bitcoin Fundraising
1:03:12 - Geyser’s Roadmap
1:06:57 - Equity Crowdfunding on Bitcoin
1:16:28 - The Lightning Round