The Kevin Rooke Show
E64: Joe Consorti on the Time Value of the Lightning Network, Lightning Banks, and Taro
Aug 20 2022 • 1hr 30m
In our discussion, we got into the time value of money and how it applies to the Lightning Network, we discussed Lightning banks, and we explored the idea of generating yield on Lightning today, and using things like Taro in the future.
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00:00 - Intro
02:31 - Joe Consorti Intro
06:58 - Lightning Network Catalysts
09:59 - Earning Yield and the Lightning Network Reference Rate
26:49 - Lightning Network Fees Over Time
32:07 - Why Public LN Capacity is a Lagging Indicator
39:12 - The Fiat vs. Bitcoin Risk Curves
50:44 - Bitcoin Denominated Loans
59:12 - Who Can Be a Lightning Bank?
1:02:37 - Taro’s Impact on Bitcoin and Lightning
1:15:17 - The Lightning Round
Interesting stuff 🙏
great episode 👍