Lightning API: Moving to Mainnet

Today we are moving our Lightning application for data feeds to the Bitcoin mainnet blockchain. This marks a significant step in the growth of Lightning for data feeds and we are excited to share this with our customers and the crypto technology …

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Suredbits 2018: Year In Review

2018 was a pivotal year for Suredbits. With the release and growth of Lightning Network technology in late 2017, we were able to fully begin making our vision of democratized data a reality. While there were many milestones (and long …

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Bezos and Crypto: Changing the Data Business Model (Part 3)

“Big things start small. The biggest oak starts from an acorn,” — Jeff Bezos The past couple of weeks have been reacting to and discussing Jeff Bezos’ thoughts on early signs of a growing technology and how it changes the business models available to entrepreneurs …

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Bezos and Crypto: Changing the Data Business Model (Part 2 )

Last week, we shared some of our thoughts around Jeff Bezos’ insight into the early advantages of the internet and how those principles apply to cryptocurrencies and data business models. This week, we pick up on another key principle Bezos’ discusses about …

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Bezos and Crypto: Changing the Data Business Model (Part 1)

Jeff Bezos spoke recently at the Economic Club of Washington where he shared his thoughts about a wide-range of topics. In listening to the discussion, we couldn’t help but see parallels between his early assessment of the power of the internet with …

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“But how do users sign up?”

Lately we have been speaking with many businesses and potential partners about how the Lightning Network could help their business by opening up their APIs to a broader audience, expanding channels, and creating new revenue opportunities. As expected, there are …

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Crypto Data and API Monetization

At Suredbits, we believe the future of crypto is closely aligned with the future of data. Not just in how we store data but how it is shared, distributed, consumed, and paid for. Many of the fundamental models of how …

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Micro-Transactions with Crypto

One of the core motivations behind our launch of our lightning application for data feeds was the ability for people to access data in a form not currently available. Namely, via a “metered” system as opposed to a more traditional …

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