Bitcoin Foundation

The Bitcoin Foundation is an American nonprofit corporation which was founded in September 2012 with the mission to “standardize, protect and promote the use of virtual currency Bitcoin for the benefit of users worldwide.” The organization was modeled on the Linux Foundation and is funded mainly through grants made by for-profit companies that depend on the Bitcoin technology.

Bitcoin Foundation’s Board Members Jim Harper and Olivier Janssens Resign
December 16th, 2015

On Tuesday, the Bitcoin Foundation members voted to remove Olivier Janssens and Jim Harper from its board.

Bitcoin Developers Write an Open Letter to the Community About Network Scalability
September 1st, 2015

The letter aiming at uniting all bitcoin supporters has been signed by many of the virtual currency developers.

Bitcoin Foundation Director Suggests to Remove Satoshi Nakamoto as Founding Member
April 30th, 2015

New executive director of the Bitcoin Foundation suggested at Inside Bitcoins NYC 2015 Conference that Satoshi Nakamoto should be removed as a founding member.

Bitcoin vs. the Blockchain – Why It Matters
April 30th, 2015

In this 5,000-word analysis on the differences between Bitcoin and the Blockchain, Daniel M. Harrison argues that identifying the two apart from one another has to be the first priority.

Bitcoin Foundation Welcomes Bruce Fenton as New Executive Director
April 13th, 2015

In a vote consisting of five ayes and one abstention, the Bitcoin Foundation has chosen a new Executive Director.

Bitcoin Foundation Hit By Losses, Restructuring Plans Are Being Considered
April 8th, 2015

The U.S. outfit created to help promote the cryptocurrency has faced lots of controversy lately and resent rumors and pieces of evidence suggest that the Bitcoin Foundation is running out of money.

Olivier Janssens: The Truth About The Bitcoin Foundation
April 5th, 2015

Olivier Janssens revealed the truth about the Bitcoin Foundation, stating the organization is now bankrupt.

Bitcoin Foundation Elects New Board Members: Olivier Janssens and Jim Harper
March 1st, 2015

Olivier Janssens and Jim Harper won the elections held to vote for the new members of the Bitcoin Foundation’s board.

The Bitcoin Foundation Launched Its New Blockchain-based Voting System
February 26th, 2015

The Bitcoin Foundation has developed the new voting system, which records each vote on the blockchain.

eToro’s Yoni Assia to Help Startup Colu While Bitcoin Foundation’s Patrick Murck to Advise BTCJam
February 17th, 2015

Founder and CEO of eToro Yoni Assia joins COLU’s board of directors; while Patrick Murck, executive director of the Bitcoin Foundation, joins the board of advisors of BTCJam.

Bitcoin Companies Engage theAudience to Launch Education Campaign on Bitcoin
February 16th, 2015

The Bitcoin Foundation partners with Bitcoin companies BitFury, BitGo, Tally Capital, ChangeTip to join theAudience with the aim of educating businesses, customers, and society about Bitcoin.

Bitcoin Foundation Elections: Can We Actually Vote?
February 15th, 2015

The Bitcoin Foundation elections are set to 19th February. However, there have been some issues with members not registering themselves to vote.

Bitcoin Foundation is Opening the Distributed Election System
January 30th, 2015

The Bitcoin Foundation Elections Committee has launched a new website that has been under construction for the last year.