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In 2008, the capital markets broke. Society now bears the cost of systemic failure.

In 2011, movements such as Occupy Wall Street were unsuccessful in articulating a solution to the risks of trusted money centers and economic centralization.

Today, Bitcoin and blockchains are replaying the history of money -- but this time with minimal trust.

Our first project is straight out of the Middle Ages. The Lightning Network allows for correspondent payments and financial settlement, but without custodial trust.

For financial institutions such as investment banks, trust is their margin. Removing the need for trust is the most powerful disintermediator.

Eliminating trust eliminates banks' roles in powering the economy, while also removing the impact of their misallocations on our society.

Our mission is to build the software which rewrites the structure and role of capital itself so it can better serve humanity.

We enable entirely new classes of industries and products which previously lacked viability due to custodial underwriting and other transaction costs -- from pay-per-article micropayments, to high-volume atomic cross-product settlement.
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Software Engineer

Cryptographic Protocol Engineer

We're looking for an experienced systems software engineer versed in applied cryptography, peer-to-peer networks, distributed systems, open source software, and cryptocurrency protocols. This includes working on lnd[1] and neutrino[2], conducting novel cryptocurrency research, contributing to the...

Software Engineer

Frontend Application Developer

Our work on the second-layer of blockchains presents a number of UI/UX challenges as we lift traditional Bitcoin wallets to the next layer, creating a new application platform on top of the Lightning Network. As a result, we're looking for a frontend developer to build out the key applications,...