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Proof of Industry - Issue #21

Published on Nov 29, 2023

🚨 News & Updates


Covering November 16th, 2023 - November 29th, 2023


🚀 Bitcoin Company Updates 


Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao, commonly known as CZ, is set to step down from his role as he pleads guilty to money laundering violations, and the company will also plead guilty and pay a $4.3 billion fine. This news follows the conclusion of a criminal investigation into Binance's regulatory breaches and illicit activities.



Taproot Wizards, a Bitcoin Ordinals project, has raised $7.5 million in funding to build a team of developers focused on advancing Bitcoin's capabilities and maximizing the potential of Taproot.



Wallet of Satoshi, a provider of Lightning Network payment services, has announced their departure from the U.S. market due to undisclosed reasons. Customers are able to withdraw their funds to alternative wallets.



🟠 Bitcoin Product Updates


PlebDevs releases a new backend course for beginners on Lightning App Development that aims to turn JavaScript beginners into proficient backend developers. It includes lessons on NodeJS, server/API building, user authentication, Lightning development environment, database fundamentals and deploying a fullstack project.



Strike, a Bitcoin money app, announced new global on and off ramps to exchange bitcoin. This is a major step towards democratizing financial freedom worldwide.



10101 releases its Public Beta, offering a non-custodial Bitcoin & Lightning wallet with enhanced features. Features include peer-to-peer futures and perpetual trading and USDP, which is self-custodial USD-over-Lightning, powered by DLCs.




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🎙 Interviews w/ Bitcoin Leaders


KEY: 🎙 = listen, 📺 = watch, 📖 = read


The Bitcoin Talent Co. Podcast 39: Brady Swenson from Swan Bitcoin: Host Eric Podwojski sits down with the Co-Founder and Head of Product Marketing of Swan Bitcoin, Brady Swenson, to discuss Swan’s hiring process and how Brady helped hire more than 130+ Bitcoiners since joining the company’s founding team. (🎙, 📺)


WBD741: RFK Jr on Media, US Debt & Bitcoin: Host Peter McCormack sits down with 2024 US presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr., to discuss his concerns about the media’s role in fueling division, the state of the country, concerts regarding CBDCs and potential dangers of AI technologies. (🎙, 📺, 📖)


WBD740: Bitcoin on the Ballot with Vivek Ramaswamy: Host Peter McCormack sits down with 2024 US presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy, to discuss Vivek’s plans to reduce government size, address national debt, protect individual wealth and why Vivek may be the most pro-Bitcoin candidate in American History. (🎙, 📺, 📖)


Blockware Podcast: Building Generational Bitcoin Wealth with Matt L.: Host Mitchell Askew sits down with the. founder of Lark Funding, Matt L, to discuss differences between trading and investing, content creation, Bitcoin and building generational wealth. (🎙, 📺)


Coin Stories: Dan Tapiero: Bitcoin Price Will 10X This Decade, the ‘Truly Global Macro Asset’ and Investing with Legends: Host Natalie Brunell sits down with Dan Tapiero who is the CEO and CIO of 1RoundTable Partners, to discuss Dan’s origin story, career experiences, traditional investing, the intersection between macroeconomics and Bitcoin, the digital asset ecosystems and spot Bitcoin ETF. (🎙, 📺)


The Bitcoin Standard Podcast: 196. CrowdHealth with Andy Schoonover: Host Saifedean Ammous sits down with CrowdHealth’s CEO Andy Schoonover, to discuss CrowdHealth’s continued growth and progress in disrupting fiat healthcare, including why they’re introducing lightning payments. (🎙, 📺, 📖)


The Bitcoin Talent Co. Podcast 38: Kyle Patel from BitLux: Host Eric Podwojski sits down with CEO of BitLux, Kyle Patel, to discuss how Kyle’s private jet charter business benefits from accepting Bitcoin as payment, his Bitcoin story, a position currently open for hire and upcoming job opportunities. (🎙, 📺)



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💼 Work in Bitcoin


Bitcoin Talent Co. is the first recruiting firm to focus exclusively on the Bitcoin landscape. We see through the noise of crypto, blockchain, Web3, and all other buzzwords to help Bitcoin-focused companies operate at scale. Below are some of the positions we are actively recruiting candidates for.


Open Roles (NON-TECHNICAL)


  1. Customer Support Manager - A Bitcoin company creating a new way for communities and organizations to secure and use their money and data with a Federated OS is seeking an experienced Customer Support Manager to join their venture-backed team. Send us a message if you’re interested!

  2. Recruiter - Bitcoin Talent Co. is seeking an experienced recruiter to join the team. Knowledge about Bitcoin and Bitcoin culture is a must. Send us a message if you’re interested in joining the team!


Open Roles (TECHNICAL)


  1. Front End Developer - A Bitcoin company creating a new way for communities and organizations to secure and use their money and data with a Federated OS is seeking a Front End Developer with React and Typescript experience to join their venture-backed team. Send us a message if you’re interested!

  2. Sr. Front End Developer - A European-based Bitcoin-only exchange is seeking an experienced React Native engineer with previous experience working in a startup environment.

  3. Back End GO Developer - A European-based Bitcoin-only exchange is seeking an experienced Golang developer with previous experience working in a startup environment.


Open Roles (FLEXIBLE)


  1. Designer - A Y-Combinator-backed Bitcoin-only start up that is simplifying multi-sig self custody so it is available to everyone with a mobile phone.

  2. SEO Specialist - A Y-Combinator-backed Bitcoin-only start up that is simplifying multi-sig self custody so it is available to everyone with a mobile phone.

  3. Community Manager - An emerging Bitcoin company launching its suite of Bitcoin-focused products is seeking a part-time community manager.

  4. Customer Support - An emerging Bitcoin company launching its suite of Bitcoin-focused products is seeking multiple part-time customer support associates.

  5. Front End Developer - A leading Bitcoin-only media outlet is searching for a rockstar frontend developer who can create epic landing pages for a website redesign and new products/features.


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Send us a message or reach out if you have strong professionals in your network who could be a great fit, we have a very exciting referral program!



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