Non-Custodial Multi-Layer Swaps with Kilian - Co-Founder of Boltz Exchange
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by Jacob Brown
1w ago
Moving from chain to chain is a pain in the ass. Layer on custodian risk and this area is ripe for better solutions. That was Boltz is working on with their non-custodial cross-chain/multi-layer swaps from different Bitcoin focued chains. Kilian is the co-founder of Boltz. We discuss: - How he got into Bitcoin? - The benefits of building things non-custodial - Using L2s to solve Lightning scaling problems and much more! Follow Kilian on Twitter: @kilrau Check out Boltz at https://boltz.exchange/ ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Building so ..read more
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BitVM meets ZK Rollups on Bitcoin with Orkun Kilic - Co-Founder of Citrea
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by Jacob Brown
2w ago
Orkun is the co-founder of Citrea. A new Bitcoin L2 leveraging the latest ZK Rollup tech and BitVM to connect to the Bitcoin L1.  How best to scale Bitcoin is a hotly debated topic. One promising option is rollups, but to do them properly we need an a new OP_CODE. That is until BitVM entered the picture with a middle path with potential for bridges with much safer trust assumptions. Follow Orkun on Twitter: @0x_orkun Learn more about Citrea: https://citrea.xyz/ Straight to the Citrea Docs: https://docs.citrea.xyz/technical-specs/readme ..read more
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Rollups on Bitcoin, BitVM Bridges and Finding Consensus with Bob, Charlie, & Donny
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by Jacob Brown
3w ago
In this open-format chat. Charlie Spears, Donny, Bob Bodily, and myself discuss a few interesting topics including: - How close ZKrollups are to coming to Bitcoin - Building better bridges for L2s with BitVM - The Taproot Wizards BIPLand - Finding consensus for upgrades in 2024 You will definitely learn something in this one ..read more
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Is The Seed Phrase Era Over? with Louise Ivan - CEO & Co-Founder of Ryder Wallet
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by Jacob Brown
3M ago
In 2023, managing your crypto wallet is still a big pain in the butt. Seed phrases are a single point of failure no normal person wants to use. Enter the Ryder One. They have rethought the experience of what a hardware wallet could be from first principles and created a completely new experience for securely managing your digital assets. Louise Ivan is the CEO and Co-Founder of Ryder.  Learn more about Ryder: https://www.ryder.id/ Order your own Ryder One: https://kickstarter.com/projects/ryder-wallet/ryder-one-secure-wallet-strong-device-simple-transactions?ref=djvflh ..read more
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E125: RGB Deep-Dive & Scaling Bitcoin with Hunter Beast - Director of Engineering at DIBA
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by Jacob Brown
4M ago
What is RGB? That is the question we are answering today. RGB is an off-chain solution that brings smart contracts to Bitcoin. It's a radically different approach to the global-state blockchains we're used to.  Hunteris the Director of Engineering at DIBA. They are building a bleeding-edge wallet and platform to operationalize the RGB protocol. Tune in, there's a lot to cover. Follow Hunter on Twitter: @cryptoquick Learn more about DIBA: https://diba.io/ Try BitMask wallet: https://bitmask.app/ Learn more about RGB: https://rgb.info ..read more
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E:124 Bitcoin Startup Investing with Mike Jarmuz - Managing Partner at Lightning Ventures
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by Jacob Brown
5M ago
Mike Jarmuz is the Managing Partner at Lightning Ventures. A Bitcoin-focused venture capital firm supporting early-stage founders. He has invested in over 1,500 startups to-date. We discuss: - Biggest mistakes he sees founders make when pitching - Anti-VC sentiment in Bitcoin - Biggest Opportunities  - How to find good VC partners + much more Follow Mike on Twitter: @@MikeJarmuz Check out Lightning Ventures: https://ltng.ventures/ ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Building something amazing on Bitcoin? Connect with us at the Bitcoin Fr ..read more
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E123: Understanding Babylon Bitcoin Staking with David Tse (Co-Founder of Babylon)
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by Jacob Brown
5M ago
$500 billion in BTC is sitting mostly dormant. Proof-of-Stake chains need large amounts of capital to secure the network. David Tse is working to solve these two problems by allowing you to stake Bitcoin and secure a myriad of other blockchains. This new project is called Babylon. Check out the recently released litepaper here. https://docs.babylonchain.io/assets/files/btc_staking_litepaper-32bfea0c243773f0bfac63e148387aef.pdf Follow David Tse on Twitter: @dntse Follow Babylon on Twitter: @babylon_chain Learn more about Babylon https://babylonchain.io ..read more
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E121: Educating The Next 10k Bitcoin Developers with Lisa Neigut - Co-Founder of Base58 & BTC++
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by Jacob Brown
7M ago
Lisa Neigut wears many hats. Lightning Protocol Engineer, Bitcoin Educator, and developer conference organizer just to name a few.  She is the co-founder of Base58, an education platform focused on teaching beginner-to-advanced courses on different parts of Bitcoin. As well as organizing multiple conferences per year focused on the Bitcoin developer experience with BTC++. Follow Lisa on Twitter: @niftynei Learn more about Base58: https://www.base58.info/ Learn about the next BTC++ event: https://btcpp.dev ..read more
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E120: Building Sound Finance for Sound Money with Matthew Black - Co-Founder & CTO of Atomic Finance
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by Jacob Brown
7M ago
Matthew Black is building non-custodial Bitcoin financial tools. He started on the otherside side of crypto before getting disenchanted with how things were being built and making the jump to Bitcoin. Since then, him and his team have been hard at work on Atomic Finance and recently launched their first product using Discreet Log Contracts to safely earn a yield on your BTC. Follow Matthew on Twitter: @matthewjablack Learn more about Atomic Finance: https://atomic.finance/ Follow Atomic on Twitter: @AtomicFinance ..read more
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E119: Sovereign Stablecoins & The Bitcoin Economy - Edan Yago Interview - Core Contributor @ Sovryn
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by JakeBlockchain
7M ago
Edan Yago is a core contributor to Sovryn. A DeFi protocol building financial tools for Bitcoin on the Rootstock sidechain.  In this episode, we discuss: - The role of money - Practical ways to onboard new Bitcoiners - Satoshi's Hierarchy of Needs - Bitcoin-Only mindset and its flaws - Bitcoin-backed stablecoins and the Sovryn $DLLR and other gems. Check out and use Sovryn at https://sovryn.com/ Follow Yago on Twitter @EdanYago ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Building something amazing on Bitcoin? Connect with us at the Bitcoin Fronti ..read more
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