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What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer version of electronic cash that allows payments to be sent directly from one party to another without going through a financial institution. The network timestamps transactions by hashing them into an ongoing chain of hash-based proof-of-work, forming a record that cannot be changed without redoing the proof-of-work. – Satoshi Nakamoto

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Bitcoin Foundation Appoints Llew Claasen as Executive Director

Monday, June 20, 2016|

Today, at the Blockchain Training Conference / DEVCORE Toronto, the Bitcoin Foundation announced the appointment of Llew Claasen as Executive Director, effective July 1. Llew brings many years of international tech experience and project management skills. He was elected by a board of directors vote on June 14. Claasen said, [...]

Update to Members and the Bitcoin Community

Wednesday, September 23, 2015|

A few important notes from the Bitcoin Foundation: DEVCORE WORKSHOP, OCTOBER 16, San Francisco: Please attend the DevCore Workshop: "Developing the Developers" on October 16th, at Draper University. Faculty includes: Core Dev Greg Maxwell of Blockstream Core Dev Matt Corallo Andreas M. Antonopoulos, Author of Mastering Bitcoin Gavin Andresen, Chief [...]

Update to the Board – Week Two

Saturday, May 2, 2015|

Below is a similar update to one I sent by email to the board this week. I've removed some information about pending partnerships, discussions with members and deals as well as discussions about personnel and compensation. I’ve changed some wording to make it better formatted for public viewing. Members [...]

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