Lightning Labs
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Lightning Labs

Building faster, cheaper, global layer-two bitcoin.

About

Founded

2016

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Industry

Cryptocurrency

Company Description

We are developing Lightning: an open protocol layer that leverages the power of blockchains and smart contracts to make cheap, fast, private transactions available to anyone around the world.

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Funding

Total Raised

$82.5 million

Valuation

Undisclosed

Significant Investors

Ribbit Capital, Valor Equity Partners, Goldcrest Capital, Craft Ventures, Slow Ventures, M13

Company Traction

  • As of May 2023, Lightning Labs’ GitHub has 6.9K stars, 1.9K forks, and 327 contributors.
  • As of May 2023, Lightning Labs’ developer Slack community has 6,805 members.

Leadership Team

  • Olaoluwa Osuntokun: Co-Founder & CTO of Lightning Labs. Former Software Engineering at Google. 
  • Michael Levin: Product Growth Lead at Lightning Labs. Former Product Manager at Google.
  • Neil Kelly: Head of Engineering at Lightning Labs. Former VP of Engineering at Yellow Card App.

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