Human Rights Foundation Grants Will Advance Bitcoin DeFi, Education and Activism
The software innovations and educational efforts align with the HRF's mandate to protect human rights.
South Korea-based Calvin Kim works primarily on the bitcoin scaling project Utreexo.
Last year was a watershed year for open-source Bitcoin grants; 2021 is on track to outmatch it.
The fresh round will fund Lightning Network development, Utreexo work, and even Bitcoin document translations into Arabic.
Nexo’s contribution is the latest in a slew of grants to Bitcoin developers who typically work as volunteers.
OKCoin joins roughly half a dozen exchanges that support the scaling technology.