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Here’s How to Expand Who Contributes to Bitcoin Core

Nathaniel Whittemore

A Bitcoin Core dev and her exchange partner discuss Bitcoin and privacy and how to incentivize more developers to contribute to the protocol.

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This episode is sponsored by Bitstamp and Crypto.com.

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OKCoin and BitMEX recently came together to provide a $150,000 grant to Bitcoin Core developer Amiti Uttarwar. 

See also: Summer 2020 Is Funding Season for Open-Source Bitcoin Development

In this conversation, Amiti and OKCoin CEO Hong Fang discuss:

  • Why OKCoin believes it is essential for companies in the space to support Bitcoin Core development
  • How OKCoin and BitMEX came together around this grant
  • Why Amiti is focused on the P2P layer
  • Why Amiti believes bitcoin should be private by default 
  • Why Bitcoin Core will better serve more populations if more populations are represented in who is building it

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Hong Fang
Website: https://www.okcoin.com
Twitter: @hfangca

Amiti Uttarwar
Twitter: @amizi

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