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In a recent interview on Trace Mayer’s Bitcoin Knowledge Podcast, Kraken CEO Jesse Powell discussed the tremendous growth of the cryptocurrency industry in 2017. While Powell admitted that Kraken has had issues scaling to meet the massive influx of new users to the cryptocurrency exchange, he added that the market for cryptocurrencies is still likely to grow at least another ten to a hundred times over in the coming years.

The Lightning Network is often viewed as Bitcoin’s most powerful scaling solution, but Yours CEO Ryan X. Charles recently claimed there will be some issues with the rollout process for this layer-two scaling solution on an episode of Let’s Talk Bitcoin. Notably, Yours built their own implementation of payment channels for their social media application before making the switch from Bitcoin to Litecoin.

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) wants to connect Fortune 500 enterprises, startups, academics, and technology vendors with Ethereum subject matter experts. “Together, we will learn from and build upon the only smart contract supporting blockchain currently running in real-world production – Ethereum – to define enterprise-grade software capable of handling the most complex, highly demanding applications at the speed of business,” states the EEA website.