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Proof of Industry - Issue #24

Published on Jan 10, 2024

๐Ÿšจ News & Updates

Covering December 28th, 2023 - January 10th, 2024

๐Ÿš€ Bitcoin Company Updates 

Core Scientific, a leader in mining data centers, announced the successful completion of a $55 million equity rights offering and their plans to emerge from Chapter 11 in January.

Branta, an operating-system protection layer for your Bitcoin ecosystem, has released its open-source software for Mac on GitHub. raised $1.5 million in funding, led by UTXO Management. The platform aims to facilitate the creation and transfer of fungible tokens on Bitcoin through the BRC-20 token standard.

๐ŸŸ  Bitcoin Product Updates

VanEck has pledged to donate 5% of potential profits from their potential Bitcoin ETF to support Bitcoin core developers through the non-profit organization Brink, with plans to support them for at least 10 years.

Fedimint 0.2 has been released, marking a milestone in the development of a feature-complete federated e-cash system. Future development will focus on improvements and bug fixes, while also exploring other potential use cases as a federated application framework.

AQUA Wallet, a Bitcoin and Layer 2 wallet from JAN3, has announced its release on Google Play for Android featuring Swaps and access to their growing Marketplace.

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๐ŸŽ™ Interviews w/ Bitcoin Leaders

KEY: ๐ŸŽ™ = listen, ๐Ÿ“บ = watch, ๐Ÿ“– = read

The Bitcoin Talent Co. Podcast 42: Santos Hernandez from ZEBEDEE: Host Eric Podwojski sits down with VP of Business Intelligence at ZEBEDEE, Santos Hernandez, to discuss Santosโ€™s transition from banking to working for a company integrating Bitcoin into online games. (๐ŸŽ™, ๐Ÿ“บ)

Blockware Podcast: โ€œPreparing For the 2024 Bitcoin Bull Market with Julian Linigerโ€: Host Mitch Askew sits down with Co-Founder & CEO of Reali App, Julian Liniger, to discuss Bitcoin, start-up culture, the 2024 bull market, and more. (๐ŸŽ™, ๐Ÿ“บ)

WBD754: Running Bitcoin with Fran Finney: Host Peter McCormack sits down with widow of legendary Hal Finney, Fran Finney, to discuss her husbandโ€™s impact, their life together, his battle with ALS, and how the Bitcoin community can contribute to fundraising for ALS research. (๐ŸŽ™, ๐Ÿ“บ, ๐Ÿ“–)

Coin Stories with Natalie Brunell: Bitcoin Mining 101, Privacy, Satoshi and Inventing Bitcoin with Yan Pritzker: Host Natalie Brunell sits down with Co-Founder & CTO of Swan Bitcoin, Yan Pritzker, to discuss his childhood, early computer experience, writing โ€œinventing Bitcoinโ€, fundamentals of Bitcoin, and the Satoshi Nakamoto mystery. (๐ŸŽ™, ๐Ÿ“บ)

BCB142_Christian Keroles: Bitcoin Without Permission: Hostโ€™s Josh and Dan sit down with COO of BTC Inc, Christian Keroles, to discuss his shift from Bitcoin Magazine to the Human Rights Foundation, working at a Bitcoin company, Ordinals, Inscriptions, & BRC-20, and permissionlessness in Bitcoin. (๐ŸŽ™, ๐Ÿ“บ)

The Pomp Podcast #1292 Mitchell Askew: Will Bitcoin ETF or Bitcoin Halving Be More Impactful?: Host Anthony Pompliano sits down with Head Analyst at Blockware Solutions, Mitchell Askew, to discuss volatility, bitcoin ETFs, institutions, inscriptions, miners, and bitcoin halving. (๐ŸŽ™, ๐Ÿ“บ, ๐Ÿ“–)

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๐Ÿ’ผ 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.


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  4. 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 youโ€™re interested in joining the team!

Open Roles (TECHNICAL)

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  2. Sr. Front End Developer

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Open Roles (FLEXIBLE)

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  4. Engineer

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