Tag: grants

Oct 25 2021

Oct 19 2021

Who Funds Bitcoin Core Developers? Here Are The Facts

Even superheroes like the Bitcoin Core Developers have to eat. One of the most mind-blowing facts about Bitcoin is that a group of volunteers maintain and keep developing the code. Private companies, NGOs, and wealthy Bitcoiners support them via grants and donations. This is all done over the counter, with as much transparency as possible. Here’s a...

Oct 14 2021

Okcoin Awards Latest Developer Grant To Marco Falke

The cryptocurrency exchange has extended Bitcoin Core maintainer Marco Falke’s no strings attached grant for another year.Bitcoin Core’s most prolific developer Marco Falke has received Okcoin’s latest Open Source Developer Grant.This marks the second year he has been awarded a grant from Okcoin, allowing him to work on Bitcoin Core remotely full time.Falke will focus on testing,...

Sep 14 2021

Human Rights Foundation To Gift 3.75 Bitcoin In Latest Round Of Developer Grants

Sep 14 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin business developers gifts grants

The Human Rights Foundation is gifting almost 4 BTC to developers in the Bitcoin ecosystem to work on exciting and important projects.Today, the Human Rights Foundation announced its most recent round of Bitcoin Development Fund grants, per a press release sent to Bitcoin Magazine. The money is being gifted to 10 developers who will work on improving privacy tools, strengthening developer...

Jul 29 2021

Kraken Commits $300k to the University of Wyoming

Jul 29 2021 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  grants | kraken news

Kraken is excited to announce we have officially partnered with the University of Wyoming to launch a multi-year education effort designed to prepare the next generation for a digital asset-powered economy. This program marks Kraken’s largest ever commitment to furthering the study of Bitcoin and… The post Kraken Commits $300k to the...

Jun 10 2021

Square Allocates $5 Million Bitcoin Endowment To Black Bitcoin Billionaire

Bitcoin-forward financial services company Square has allocated $5 million in BTC from its endowment to Black Bitcoin Billionaire.Financial services company Square has allocated $5 million in BTC as part of its Bitcoin Endowment program to educational program Black Bitcoin Billionaire, the first-ever recipient for a grant from this program.The grant comes as part of a larger commitment to invest $100...

May 06 2021

Ten31 Announces Grants For Open Sats, Bitcoin Q+A

May 06 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  business grants ten31

Investment firm Ten31 has announced it will be supporting Open Sats and Bitcoin Q+A with grant funds sourced from its management fees.Ten31, an investment firm focused on Bitcoin-native companies, has announced its first Bitcoin developer and community grants, which are sourced from its fund’s management fees.It will be supporting...

Apr 08 2021

Square Crypto Grants $100,000 To Mempool.Space

Bitcoin block explorer mempool.space will receive $100,000 denominated in bitcoin over the next twelve months from Square Crypto.Square Crypto, the open-source Bitcoin development arm of payments company Square, is supporting one of Bitcoin’s most popular open-source blockchain explorers, mempool.space.The project is run by the pseudonymous...

Kraken’s First Brink Grantee Will Fuel Bitcoin Rust Development

Apr 08 2021 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  grants | kraken news

Kraken is pleased to announce Alekos Filini has been named the first beneficiary of our donation to the Brink Bitcoin research and development center. Launched last November, Brink received $150,000 in support from Kraken Grants, funds that will be allocated by Brink’s independent board… The post Kraken's First Brink...

Mar 10 2021

Kraken Commits Funding to Ethereum 2.0 Transition with New Gitcoin Giving

Mar 10 2021 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  announcements eth grants

Kraken is excited to announce it will match up to $50,000 in donations to open-source Ethereum infrastructure projects as part of Gitcoin’s latest donation drive starting March 10. Over two weeks, Gitcoin, a platform for fundraising built on the Ethereum blockchain, will match user grants… The post Kraken Commits...

Feb 25 2021

BitMEX Operator Continues Support Of Bitcoin Core Maintainer Fanquake With $100,000 Grant

Today, 100x Group, the operator of cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX, announced its third grant to Bitcoin Core maintainer Michael Ford, aka Fanquake. This latest donation is for $100,000, bringing 100x Group’s total support of Ford to $250,000 over three years. The grant was made in conjunction with an additional $18,500 being given to Ford by Australian...

BitMEX Operator Continues Support Of Bitcoin Core Maintainer Fanquake With $100,000 Grant

As part of its Open-Source Developer Grant Program, BitMEX’s operator has granted $100,000 to Bitcoin Core Maintainer Michael Ford.The cryptocurrency exchange says a ban of users...

Feb 09 2021

Ethereum Grants $1 Million to Staking Projects

Feb 09 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business donation ethereum grants

The Ethereum Foundation has granted $1 million to community projects that support Ethereum 2.0's staking features. $1 Million in Grants The $1 million in funding was distributed between 25 different projects in 4 different categories. Those categories include community and...

Jan 12 2021

Dec 24 2020

Uniswap Passes First Successful Proposal, Hires Grants Lead

Dec 24 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  analysis dexes grants uniswap

Presented by Jesse Walden of Variant Fund and co-authored by Kenneth Ng, the Uniswap Grant Proposal (UGP) has passed successfully. The proposal aims to bolster the development of the...

Dec 14 2020

Square Crypto’s 20th Grant Will Support Bitcoin Design, User Experience

Square Crypto is issuing another Bitcoin developer grant for research on Bitcoin design and user experience.

Dec 03 2020

Kraken Exchange to Offer First Grants for Open-Source Ethereum Projects

Dec 03 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  ethereum exchanges grants kraken news

Kraken is for the first time funding open-source Ethereum projects.

Aug 06 2020

OKCoin Awards Latest Developer Grant To Marco Falke

Aug 06 2020 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  exchanges grants marco falke okcoin

Cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin announced today that the latest contribution from its Open-Source Developer Grant is going to Marco Falke, who has served as a Bitcoin Core maintainer since 2016 and is...

Aug 04 2020

The Human Rights Foundation Awards Grants to Three More Bitcoin Projects

The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) is issuing grants to three more Bitcoin developers. JoinInbox creator Openoms, Zeus creator Evan Kaloudis and Fully Noded creator...

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