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Lightning Labs teases protocol for minting RWAs, stablecoins on Bitcoin
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In a blog post from Lightning Labs, business development director Ryan Gentry wrote that developers now have “the complete set of tools to start issuing, managing and exploring mainnet assets on-chain.” Developers have reportedly begun experimenting with “gold, US Treasurys, corporate bonds with pro
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  • In a blog post from Lightning Labs, business development director Ryan Gentry wrote that developers now have “the complete set of tools to start issuing, managing and exploring mainnet assets on-chain.”
  • Developers have reportedly begun experimenting with “gold, US Treasurys, corporate bonds with programmatic coupon payments and more.”
  • Are stablecoins and other real-world assets coming to Bitcoin? A new release from Lightning Labs may enable just that.
  • Likewise, in October a research paper proposed “BitVM,” a protocol that would leverage Taproot to enable the creation of a zero-knowledge light client for Bitcoin that would theoretically be Turing complete.
  • Lightning Network developers Lightning Labs announced on Wednesday the “mainnet alpha” release of Taproot Assets, a protocol for minting non-native assets to Bitcoin, and eventually to the Lightning Network.

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