Alan Plus is the founder and CEO of Lightning Network+, a marketplace for getting inbound and outbound liquidity by participating in channel swaps.
In our talk, Alan and I spoke about why he built LN+, how the platform works, and their business model, competition, and network effects on Lightning more broadly.
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00:00 - Intro
02:10 - Alan Plus Intro
7:33 - How Do Liquidity Swaps Work?
18:30 - Filtering Nodes In Channel Swaps
22:54 - Competition Among LN Liquidity Marketplaces
28:24 - The Business Model for LN+
33:52 - Privacy on the Lightning Network
40:29 - What Is Slowing Down Lightning Network Adoption?
51:50 - Roadmap for LN+
53:20 - Alan Plus’ Favorite Lightning Apps
1:00:45 - The Lightning Round