Tag: fedimint

Sep 24 2022

Public Fedimint Testnet Launched On Signet

If this user experience can be replicated on mainnet, it is easy to see how federated Chaumian Mints can quickly become popular for widespread use.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1266: "A Fedimint signet appears out of the wild." Sign up for the newsletter here....

Sep 12 2022

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Ch. 9, Part 2, Instant Settlement)

It’s time for The Bitcoin Standard to speculate. How can bitcoin's status as a store of value and even as an international reserve currency evolve in the future? As the asset and the network prove their value as a new alternative to traditional finance, the world will look at bitcoin in a new light. How will legacy players react as they understand the...

Aug 13 2022

Bitcoin Fedimints Offer Privacy In Exchange For Trust And Custody

Ben Carman and Tony Ronning break down how the Lightning Network functions and what to expect in the coming years from Bitcoin and Lightning.Watch This Episode On YouTube Or...

Jul 27 2022

Expanding Bitcoin Custody Models With FediMint

The Fedi team is using the ideas behind Chaumian Ecash to develop alternative custody solutions in order to onboard many more people to bitcoin.Disclaimer: The author is a venture partner at Ten31, which co-led Fedi's seed round.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1241: “Fedi is here to bring a...

Jul 26 2022

Can Fedimints Help Bitcoin Scale To The World?

A developer and an entrepreneur hope to bring community-based custody for Bitcoin to billions of people around the world through Fedimints.I. E-Cash Strikes BackThirty three years ago, the computer scientist David Chaum launched e-cash, a new way for people to spend digital dollars without revealing their personal information.Users plugged their...

Jul 19 2022

Introducing Fedi, The Global Bitcoin Adoption Technology

Jul 19 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  adoption business custody fedi fedimint

Fedi enables people around the world to easily interact with and use bitcoin in a decentralized, private and simple way.This is an opinion editorial by Obi Nwosu, full-time Bitcoin advocate and board member for ₿trust, a not-for profit organization originally conceived by Jack Dorsey and Jay-Z to fund the location, education and remuneration of Bitcoin developers from untapped parts of the world,...

Fedi Raises $4 Million To Scale Bitcoin Custody With Fedimint

Fedi raised $4 million to accelerate the development of the Fedimint protocol and its companion app Fedi — tools that can improve and scale bitcoin custody.Fedi Inc. on Tuesday announced that it had raised $4.2 million in a seed round as the company seeks to onboard more users onto Bitcoin with the Fedi app, per a statement sent to Bitcoin Magazine.The...

Jun 10 2022

Reviewing Privacy-Enhancing Proposals For Bitcoin

Reviewing Bitcoin’s history of proposed privacy improvements can help us learn from the past and keep up with new improvements as we go.A version of this article was originally published on sethforprivacy.com.Ragnar Lifthrasir...

Apr 16 2022

Federated Chaumian Mints Provide A Way For Bitcoin Users To Distribute Trust

FediMint could provide the Bitcoin stack with an open source, distributed, censorship resistant custody layer for less technical Bitcoin users.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1193: "I am very bullish on Chaumian Mints." Sign up for the...

Mar 12 2022

Fedimint – The Evolution Of Bitcoin Custody

A new kind of custody could help alleviate issues presented by third-party custody like exchanges and first-party custody like hardware wallets.What does the infamous Mt. Gox exchange, the latest cryptocurrency restrictions agreed upon by the world's regulators, and my departure from the bitcoin exchange space after eight years have in common?The answer is bitcoin custody (how and where you secure your...

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