How Rootstock is Using Bitcoin for Financial Inclusion
Monday, July 11, 2016
Ethereum has gained a lot of attention over the past few years due to the sci-fi-esque use cases of the technology that are often touted by its biggest supporters. As a platform for smart contracts, Ethereum is often viewed as a revolutionary technology that could completely reshape how the world works through the use of decentralized autonomous organizations.
Rootstock is another smart contract platform that has decided to launch as a sidechain to Bitcoin rather than creating their own, new cryptocurrency. For them, the name of the game is financial inclusion.
Sergio Lerner is the co-founder and chief scientist at RSK Labs, which is the company building the Rootstock blockchain. He was recently interviewed by Brian Fabian Crain and Sébastien Couture on Epicenter Bitcoin, and he shared his thoughts on what people will be using Rootstock for in the near future.