Samson Mow: Blockstream's Bitcoin Strategy
Ep. 123

Samson Mow: Blockstream's Bitcoin Strategy

Episode description

In this episode I talk with Chief Strategy Officer Samson Mow about Blockstream’s Cypherpunk origins and their far stretching engagement in the Bitcoin space – from their Green and Aqua wallet, to their mining business, the Liquid sidechain and the Blockstream satellites, which enable receiving Bitcoin without the Internet.

  • Samson Mow’s Bitcoin story
  • Why Bitcoin is important
  • Blockstream’s Cypherpunk background
  • What is Liquid?
  • Lightning Network and c-lightning
  • Blockstream Green vs. Aqua wallet
  • Bitcoin works without the internet – satellites
  • Blockstream’s mining operations – future of mining