• The Bitcoin Foundation has recently divulged its goals for 2016 amid controversy surrounding the organization. Also read: A Timeline of the Cryptsy Disappearance Mystery Is the Bitcoin Foundation Coming to an End? Many of bitcoins earliest spokespeople have separated themselves from the group. “It’s gonna cost money [to rehabilitate its image] and its lost so much credibility within the industry,”Trace Mayer said in a recent interview. “The problem is outside the industry people still kind

    The Bitcoin Foundation Unveils 2016 Plan, Might Shut Down Instead

    | 2016/01/10 8:00 am
  • It looks like the Bitcoin Foundation might finally be dead. At least, that’s according to Olivier Janssens, one of the more recent additions to the Foundation’s board of directors. Also read: ‘So Wait — Is Ripple Centralized After All?’ Janssens took to Reddit on December 15, 2015, informing the community that he had been “forcibly removed from the Bitcoin Foundation board.” The former board member claimed that his tenure at the Foundation ended at the latest

    The Bitcoin Foundation is Dead, and That’s Probably a Good Thing

    | 2015/12/16 8:00 am
  • When the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) released the final draft of BitLicense, the community worried about Bitcoin companies having trouble complying with the law. Digital currency administrators, exchanges, and traders have 45 days to apply for BitLicense; however, many of them might not be able to meet the requirements of BitLicense. In such situations, IdentityMind Global™ may help companies by providing a BitLicense compliance management platform. Also read: The Final BitLicense: Revisions and Reactions from the Industry As

    IdentityMind Global™ Advises on BitLicense Compliance

    | 2015/06/23 12:00 pm
  • Article by Kyle Torpey The Bitcoin Foundation has been wrapped up in controversy throughout its entire existence, but the non-profit organization could turn a new leaf with the appointment of Bruce Fenton as the new executive director. Fenton delivered a clear, concise presentation about the future of the Bitcoin Foundation at Inside Bitcoins NYC 2015, and he made some statements that could possibly grab the attention of even the most adamant haters of the foundation. Throughout his talk, Fenton

    Bitcoin Foundation Executive Director Bruce Fenton Outlines Plans for Improved Transparency at Inside Bitcoins NYC

    | 2015/04/30 9:00 am
  • Update: Gavin Andersen has contacted us via Twitter regarding this article. He has stated that he is still the Chief scientist for the Bitcoin Foundation. Bitcoinist is reaching out for additional comments, and apologizes for the confusion.   Gavin Andresen, if you do not know, is a well-regarded Bitcoin celebrity of sorts. Most known for his work for Bitcoin, Gavin has access to the alert key that allows him to broadcast messages about critical network

    Gavin Andresen Leaves Bitcoin Foundation; Joins Digital Currency Initiative

    | 2015/04/24 1:00 pm
  • First Global Credit, the world’s first Finance Company 100% focused on digital currency products, has appointed Jon Matonis as a Non-Executive Director. Announcing the appointment, Gavin Smith, Chief Executive and Founding Director of First Global Credit said that he is delighted to welcome Jon to the Board. Also read: Deutsche Banker Starts New Bitcoin Exchange in Brazil Gavin Smith said, “We have found we share a mutual vision for both the future of Bitcoin and

    First Global Credit Appoints Jon Matonis Non-Executive Director

    | 2015/04/16 8:00 am
  • Ever since Olivier Janssens exposed negative information regarding the Bitcoin Foundation’ financial situation, one pressing question has risen remains: who will fund the Bitcoin core developers if the Foundation collapses? It looks like the answer to that question may come from Mobbr, a crowdfunding startup that has launched a project dedicated to paying every Core developer. Also Read:  Oliver Janssens and the Bitcoin Foundation’s Woes Mobbr: A Crowdpayment Site Similar to other crowdfunding platforms, Mobbr relies on

    Mobbr Wants to Help People Fund Bitcoin Core Development

    | 2015/04/14 3:00 pm