June 18, 2020 OKCoin and BitMEX agree to fund Bitcoin Core developer.

The cryptoasset exchanges, OKCoin and BitMEX have agreed to jointly sponsor Amiti Uttarwar, a Bitcoin Core developer at approximately $150,000 for 2020. Reporting indicates that Uttarwar is one of 21 full-time developers working on Bitcoin Core and is largely focused on improving Bitcoin privacy with a specific focus on obfuscating the IP addresses of nodes.