Bitcoin Optech helps Bitcoin users and businesses integrate scaling technologies.

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

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Recent newsletters and blog posts

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #184

    This week’s newsletter describes a proposal to extend PSBTs with fields for spending outputs constructed using a pay-to-contract protocol and includes our regular sections with summaries of top posts from the Bitcoin Stack Exchange and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #183

    This week’s newsletter shares the announcement of a new legal defense fund for Bitcoin developers and summarizes some recent discussion about the proposed OP_CHECKTEMPLATEVERIFY soft fork. Also included are our regular sections with descriptions of some recent changes to services and client software, plus summaries of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #182

    This week’s newsletter describes an idea to add accounts to Bitcoin for paying transaction fees and includes our regular sections with the summary of a Bitcoin Core PR Review Club meeting and descriptions of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.

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