How Bitcoin Unlocks Last Mile Energy with Erik Hersman of Gridless

Erik Hersman is the CEO of Gridless, a bitcoin mining company that leverages bitcoin production to make mini grids and last mile energy production economically viable in Africa. The company has pilots in Kenya and Malawi and recently raised a seed round led by Block and Stillmark. In this episode, NLW and Erik talk about their shared social entrepreneurship background, how Erik and Gridless came to bitcoin, and how bitcoin transforms energy economics around the world. 


Bitcoin Builders is produced and hosted by Nathaniel Whittemore. Lead researcher is Scott Hill. Edited by Kyle Barbour-Hoffman. Images by Midjourney. Theme music is "Everybody Dance" by True Ripper, licensed via Track Club. Ad music is "Easy's First Tiger" by Bossfight  

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