The not-for-profit organization Algorand Foundation has cut a deal with Circle to bring fiat-backed stablecoin capability to Algorand. The stablecoin, called USD Read More
The Ethereum Foundation followed up on its 2019 gift to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) this week with a second cryptocurrency donation.
UNICEF crypto portfolio manager Cecilia Chapiro said the fund is now accepting applications from startups in emerging markets to receive investments via this second donation of roughly 1,125 Read More
On June 10, 2020, the Human Rights Foundation (HRF) launched a fund that is dedicated to the development of tools that make the Bitcoin network “more private, decentralized, and resilient.” HRF’s initial gift of $50,000 will be given to the UK-based developer, Chris Belcher, who has been working on Read More
Developers working on Bitcoin, among a few other cryptocurrency projects, remain funded mainly by donations or a few other altruistic ventures. Now, a New York-based NGO wants to support developers working on privacy tools over the Bitcoin protocol.
Will Fund Privacy
As per a press release on May 10, the Human Rights Read More
On one hand, the bitcoin industry has matured to include traditional brokerages and institutional traders. On the other, bitcoin privacy tech is still shrouded in a legal gray zone.
The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) took a strong stance on bitcoin privacy tech Wednesday by announcing its new Bitcoin Developer Fund. The Read More
“I think you should quit your job and go and work for the good guys,” the Human Rights Foundation’s Alex Gladstein told Tom Robinson, the founder of crypto compliance firm Elliptic, Monday afternoon.
The two were debating blockchain surveillance as part of the Mainnet online event, sponsored by Messari, which opened Read More
On Monday, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporters were introduced to a Simple Ledger Protocol alliance called the SLP Foundation. According to the initial members, the SLP Foundation has been in the works since December 2019, and the primary goal is to foster SLP innovation and standards.Meet the SLP Foundation: A Read More
After raising $40 million to fund its blockchain platform, The Celo Foundation announced the launch of Mainnet, the next step of allowing transfers of its Celo Gold tokens.In a Medium blog posted on May 19, Celo said transfers of Celo Gold (cGLD), an ERC-20 token, are now enabled via on-chain Read More
The Stellar Development Foundation, or SDF, a non-profit tasked with fostering Stellar's network growth, unveiled new ties with crypto risk-management operation, Elliptic, on April 30. The partnership sees the SDF calling on Elliptic's crypto risk expertise for businesses and financial institutions based on Stellar blockchain, SFD director of communications Lauren Thorbjornsen told Cryptox Read More
A group of Dutch software engineers and blockchain privacy advocates at the Dutch DigiByte Blockchain Foundation have come together to build an app for contact tracing Read More