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 Is the ‘Pin to Pop’ the Financial Bubble, Says Bitcoin Foundation’s Jon Matonis
April 3rd, 2018

Matonis believes that we are now entering the “post-legal tender age … that isn’t driven by central banks” and decentralized cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin will cater to this shift.

AICoin Appoints Jon Matonis as First Member of ICO Start-up Investment Board
August 2nd, 2017

First Global Credit’s AICoin investment service gets Jon Matonis, the founding member of Bitcoin Foundation as a member of ICO startup investment board.

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.

Ethereum Inventor Vitalik Buterin Sheds Light on the Company’s Environment
September 29th, 2015

The Ethereum blockchain remains a crucial centerpiece, but it is ultimately only part of a larger vision of ‘web 3.0’ – a more secure, trustworthy and globally accessible platform for agreements, finance, auditing, tracking and more.

Bitpay Considers Top Bitcoin Companies Should Work Together to Promote Cryptocurrency
September 2nd, 2015

Bitcoin payment processor BitPay said the leading bitcoin firms should team up in order to drive the use of virtual currency.

Some Bitcoin Miners Generating Invalid Blocks
July 5th, 2015

Bitcoin is only as trustworthy and safe as the software behind it, and nowadays, the Bitcoin community is experiencing various issues related to it.

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 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.