Bitcoin Optech helps Bitcoin users and businesses integrate scaling technologies.

We provide workshops, documentation, weekly newsletters, original research, case studies and announcements, and help facilitate improved relations between businesses and the open source community.

Learn more about us.

Recent newsletters and blog posts

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #52

    This week’s newsletter announces a pending disclosure of minor vulnerabilities for older Bitcoin Core releases, suggests continued testing of RCs for LN software, and describes a proposed technique to make Bitcoin Core nodes a bit more resistant to eclipse attacks. Also included are our regular sections on bech32 sending support, popular StackExchange topics, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #51

    This week’s newsletter requests testing on RCs for both LND and C-Lightning, describes using ECDH for uncoordinated LN payments, summarizes a proposal to add information about delays to LN routing replies, and includes summaries of some interesting talks from the recent ‘Breaking Bitcoin’ conference in Amsterdam. Also included are our regular sections on bech32 sending support and notable changes in popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.

  • Bitcoin Optech 2019 Executive Briefing

    Videos and slides from the Bitcoin Optech Executive Briefing on May 14th, 2019.

View more newsletters or blog posts. Learn about new content by subscribing via email or RSS.

Member Companies

Bitcoin Optech is supported by our member companies.

  • Alto Financial
  • Anchorage
  • BitGo
  • BitMEX
  • Bitrefill
  • Bitso
  • Bitstamp
  • BRD
  • Casa
  • Coinbase
  • Conio
  • CryptoGarage
  • Electrum
  • Kraken
  • Ledger
  • Paxos
  • Purse
  • Square
  • Xapo