Tag: human rights foundation

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...

Aug 30 2021

Oslo Freedom Forum Set To Host Bitcoin Academy

The 2021 Oslo Freedom Forum, October 4 and 5 in Miami, will host a Bitcoin Academy to bring Bitcoin education to human rights activists.The 2021 Oslo Freedom Forum, an international events series highlighting human rights activism, will host a Bitcoin Academy as one of its three programming tracks on October 4 and 5 in...

Jun 07 2021

Bitcoin is The Only Way Out: The Jack Dorsey Interview

Square and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey discussed the global adoption of Bitcoin at length with Human Rights Foundation’s Alex Gladstein.On Friday, June 4, at Bitcoin 2021 in Miami, I had the opportunity to interview Square and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on the global adoption of Bitcoin and the future of money and social media. Here’s an edited transcript of our conversation.Alex...

May 31 2021

Human Rights Foundation Donates $210,000 In Bitcoin Ecosystem Grants

The Human Rights Foundation has awarded $210,000 in grants to propel six Bitcoin projects, including developers and Lightning apps.The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) Bitcoin Development Fund's latest round will award a total of $210,000 to three Bitcoin Core contributors,...

BitMEX, Human Rights Foundation Award $150,000 To Bitcoin Developer Calvin Kim

BitMEX and the Human Rights Foundation have partnered to award Bitcoin Developer Calvin Kim $150,000 to further his work on Utreexo.Bitcoin exchange and derivatives platform BitMEX has announced that it has renewed a developer grant...

May 18 2021

Bitcoin Pizza Launches To Support Development

Bitcoin Pizza enables restaurants to deliver Bitcoin-branded pizza, with profits going to the Human Rights Foundation’s Bitcoin development fund.An initiative called Bitcoin Pizza has launched to enable local pizza restaurants to deliver Bitcoin-themed specialty pizzas in Bitcoin-branded boxes on Bitcoin Pizza Day, with profits going to support the...

Mar 02 2021

Human Rights Foundation Announces $70,000 In Bitcoin Development Grants

The Human Rights Foundation is donating to Jesse Posner, Munn Wallet, Janine Roem and Blockchain Commons.Today, the Human Rights Foundation (HRF) has announced four new grants as part of its Bitcoin Development Fund, a program launched last year to financially support...

Jan 12 2021

Dec 01 2020

Gemini Donates $50K to HRF to Help Fund Another Round of Bitcoin Developers in 2021

The Human Rights Foundation has secured donations from the Gemini cryptocurrency exchange to fund even more Bitcoin developers in 2021.

Nov 12 2020

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...

Jul 15 2020

How the Human Rights Foundation and Casa Hope to Improve Bitcoin Sovereignty Around the World

Perhaps the most important quality of Bitcoin is its ability to provide financial freedom and sovereignty from third party authorities like central banks and governments. In parts of the world, this means the chance to opt out from inherently inflationary and reckless economic policy. In others, it means that Bitcoin can serve as a lifeline from fundamentally broken societies and oppressive regimes. As...

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