Gemini is delighted to announce that the Opportunity Gemini Fund, a donor-advised fund that will support the development of Bitcoin Core through grants, fellowships, and donations. The Opportunity Gemini Fund is looking to support Bitcoin Core developers who are working to improve the usability, security and resilience of the Bitcoin Network.
The Opportunity Gemini Fund provides initially $ 50,000 in BTC funding for the Human Rights Institute Bitcoin Development Fund which aims to support Bitcoin developers who are working to improve privacy on the Bitcoin Network and make bitcoin a tool for financial freedom.
The Opportunity Gemini Fund it will also provide $ 150,000 in BTC funding for the recently launched Brink John Newbery, a London not-for-profit fellowship program that will sponsor and mentor outstanding Bitcoin developers. Fellows will work closely together and be mentored by John, formerly the developer of Chaincode Labs, and Mike Schmidt, a former Blockstream student.
These are just our first steps. We are deeply committed to supporting the Bitcoin Network and its developer community and look forward to expanding our initial support in the future. So stay tuned for more to come!
If you think you are a great candidate for the Opportunity Gemini Fund, or know someone who is, reach out to us at [email protected].
Onwards and upwards,