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.

Learn more about us.

Recent newsletters and blog posts

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #109

    This week’s newsletter describes the new Minsc policy language and contains our regular sections with recently transcribed talks and conversations, releases and release candidates, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #108

    This week’s newsletter describes a proposal to allow upgrading LN channel commitment transaction formats without opening new channels and includes a field report from River Financial about building wallet software using PSBTs and descriptors. Also included are our regular sections with selected questions and answers from the Bitcoin StackExchange, recent releases and release candidates, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.

  • Field Report: Using Descriptors and PSBT at River Financial

    A field report about how River Financial uses Partially Signed Bitcoin Transactions (PSBTs) and Output Script Descriptors in its wallet software.

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.

  • AndGo
  • bitbank
  • BitGo
  • BitMEX
  • Bitonic
  • Bitrefill
  • Bitso
  • Bitstamp
  • BRD
  • BTSE
  • Casa
  • Coinbase
  • Conio
  • CryptoGarage
  • Edge
  • Electrum
  • Fidelity Center for Applied Technology
  • Kraken
  • Ledger
  • OKcoin
  • Paxos
  • Purse
  • River Financial
  • Square
  • Swan
  • Unchained Capital
  • Xapo
  • XBTO
  • Yellow Card