E41: Lyn Alden on the Lightning Network, Stablecoins, and Bitcoin Adoption
E41: Lyn Alden on the Lightning Network, Stablecoins, and Bitcoin Adoption
The Kevin Rooke Show

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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Timestamps

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