A Conversation With LGO Markets Founder Hugo Renaudin

Decentralization may have become the guiding trope for crypto enthusiasts but Hugo Renaudin, founder of LGO Markets – a startup with a digital asset management platform, is less than impressed with the concept. “You cannot work in a fully decentralized way,” he says. As an example, he points to the settlement process for a trade. “You are trusting the market (and not the counterparty) in … Continue reading A Conversation With LGO Markets Founder Hugo Renaudin

First Version Of Lightning Labs Software Released

Lightning Labs has launched a beta version of the first tested version of its software for Lightning Network, the technology which is expected to solve bitcoin’s scaling problems. The software is called LND and uses bitcoin and litecoin currently. Lightning Network decreases transaction costs and increases their speeds by making it possible to open channels between two transacting parties. These channels, which conduct transactions off … Continue reading First Version Of Lightning Labs Software Released