Report On Lightning Network Growth Published By River

River Financial recently published one of the first in-depth studies of the Lightning Network. You can download the report here (PDF)).

River’s report indicates that the Lightning Network has grown in the number of users and transactions. The volume of payments moving over the network has been accelerating significantly over the past years.

The report includes 23 graphs and visuals. The topics include:

  • How many transactions are happening on the Lightning Network
  • How much volume is moving over Lightning
  • How many people have access to and are using Lightning
  • 173 companies across 28 categories that make up the Lightning industry
  • How much funding has been raised by Lightning companies
  • Companies are interested in Lightning and why
  • River-specific Lightning insights
  • Growth accelerators for the Lightning Network