APPLICATIONS FOR SUMMER 2021
ARE NOW CLOSED

About

A global program that matches students with open source, free software and technology-related organizations working on bitcoin to write code and become part of these communities while making some BTC along the way!

The organizations provide mentors who act as guides through the entire process, from learning about the community to contributing code.

Students get involved in and become familiar with the bitcoin open source community and put their summer break to good use. The program requires 10-12 weeks of time commitment with a minimum expectation of 30 hours a week.

For students

  • Learn about bitcoin
  • Contribute to open source
  • Earn bitcoin
  • Contribute to monetary revolution!

For participating organizations

  • More code and more code reviews
  • Identify new developers and full-time contributors
  • Support open source development
  • Contribute to monetary revolution!

2021 Summer Mentors

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Amiti Uttarwar
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James O'Beirne
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Vasil Dimov
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Marco Falke
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Michael Ford
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Jeremy Rubin
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Hennadii Stepanov
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Gloria Zhao
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Dhruv Mehta
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Jarol Rodriguez
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Sjors Provoost
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Greg Sanders
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Russ Yanofsky
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Sanket Kanjalkar
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Steve Myers
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Jamal James
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Carla K Cohen
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Oliver Gugger
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Shahana Farooqui
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Chris Stewart
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Jesse Posner
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Evan Kaloudis
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Ben Kaufman
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Rusty Russell
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Antoine Poinsot
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Matthew Zipkin
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Tankred Hase
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Adam Gibson
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Jeffrey Czyz
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rockstardev
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Ghost43
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Calvin Kim
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thunderbiscuit

Organizers

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Adi Shankara

Adi is a software engineer, product manager and a technological activist. He founded Summer of Bitcoin to help university students learn about and contribute to Bitcoin. He's interested in accelerating the world's transition to a bitcoin standard.
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Caralie Chrisco

Caralie is a natural organizer and recruiter for Bitcoin. In addition to serving as an Operations Manager at Chaincode Labs, Caralie also is the Content Lead at Hello, Bitcoin.
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Adam Jonas

Jonas spearheads multiple educational initiatives including the Chaincode Residency. He spends most of his time working towards providing the resources contributors need to make an impact on Bitcoin and related technologies.

If you can't wait to get started

Self Paced Seminar

Our seminar materials are available for anyone to use with readings and discussion questions on various Bitcoin and Lightning topics

Bitcoin Protocol Development Curriculum

A comprehensive resource for Bitcoin protocol developers

Lightning Protocol Development Curriculum

A comprehensive resource for Lightning protocol developers