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Our greatest asset as bitcoiners is the blossoming open source community that makes this movement possible.

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Open source software empowers individuals around the world while remaining independent of governments and large corporations who continuously attempt to track, censor, and control us. Many of these projects are not run for profit and do not have large budgets supporting them. Instead, they rely on an ever increasing network of individuals worldwide who contribute time and energy to build them out, often without compensation. 

With Bitcoin Amsterdam we aim to facilitate the best and largest bitcoin focused event every year which is both accessible and welcoming to newcomers while remaining true to the bitcoin and open source ethos. With this mission in mind, it is clear we must support open source contributors and projects however we can.

Contributors of the projects below with a commit prior to October 1, 2023 can verify their commits and apply for a free three day pass below. Note that previously purchased passes are non-refundable, but may be transferred.


Order is alphabetical and unranked.

Wallets

Alby

A browser extension to bring the Bitcoin Lightning Network to the browser.

Bitcoin Beach Wallet

A community focused wallet that has an easy interface that relies on a multisig custodian with keys held by trusted community members.

Bitkit

Bitkit offers on-chain and lightning transactions, as well as user-controlled social profiles and contacts; easy payments to contacts; key-based log-ins; and data streaming from private and public feeds into widgets.

Blixt Wallet

Bitcoin Lightning Wallet with focus on usability and user experience

Blue Wallet

A powerful mobile wallet available on both android and iphone that is both easy to use and has power user features including multisig.

Breez Wallet

An easy to use lightning wallet available on android and iphone that includes podcasting 2.0 and point of sale capability.

Electrum

A powerful desktop wallet that can be used in a variety of different ways including with hardware wallets, multisig, and lightning.

FullyNoded

Self sovereign, secure, powerful, easy to use wallet that utilizes your own Bitcoin Core node as a backend. Providing an easy to use interface to interact with your nodes non wallet capabilities.

Mercury Wallet

A privacy focused wallet that uses a concept called statechains to enable users to swap bitcoin off chain with minimal fees.

Muun Wallet

An extremely easy to use mobile wallet on both android and iphone that works with both traditional bitcoin payments and lightning.

Samourai Wallet

A privacy focused android wallet that makes it easy to use collaborative transactions to improve privacy on chain. Samourai also makes it easy to use your own node with a QR code pairing process and Tor.

Sparrow Wallet

A full featured desktop wallet that is compatible with electrum servers. Works with all major hardware wallets, including multisig configurations, and has built in paynym, payjoin, and whirlpool coinjoin support.

Specter Wallet

A desktop wallet that makes it easy to use any hardware wallet with your own node, including multisig configurations.

Wasabi Wallet

Open-source, non-custodial, privacy focused Bitcoin wallet for Windows, Linux, and Mac. Built-in Tor, CoinJoin, and coin control features.

Zeus

The easiest way to interact with your own lightning full node on android and iphone.

phoenix

Phoenix is a Bitcoin wallet developed by ACINQ, that allows you to send and receive bitcoins securely over the Lightning Network. It is self-custodial, which means that you hold the keys of the wallet.

Utilities

OpenTimestamps

Scalable, Trust-Minimized, Distributed Timestamping with Bitcoin.

Amethyst

Amethyst brings the best social network to your Android phone. Just insert your Nostr private key and start posting.

BTC Map

Find bitcoin friendly businesses near you.

BTCPay Server

Accept bitcoin for goods and services easily and reliably.

Bisq

A decentralized exchange that allows you to trade bitcoin for dollars, euros, or shitcoins directly with another person without providing intimate personal information to an exchange.

Bitcoin Core

The reference client and backbone of the bitcoin network - both a node and a wallet.

Cashu

Cashu is a Chaumian Ecash wallet and mint for Bitcoin Lightning.

Damus

A twitter-like nostr client for iPhone, iPad and MacOS.

Electrs

An easy and performant way to use your own bitcoin node with a variety of wallets and tools. Electra is built into most dedicated full node implementations.

Fedimint

An open source protocol to custody and transact bitcoin in a community context, built on a strong foundation of privacy.

Galoy

Bitcoin-native banking infrastructure that reduces the development burden for organizations seeking to use Bitcoin and Lightning at enterprise scale. Bitcoin Beach Wallet is built on the Galoy platform.

Immortan

A minimal, privacy-focused, opinionated LN protocol implementation aimed to specifically power lite LN nodes which are mostly to be found on mobile phones or desktop computers and only run private channels.

Jam

Jam is a web interface for JoinMarket focusing on user-friendliness and ease-of-use. It aims to provide sensible defaults and be easy to use for beginners while still having the features advanced users expect.

LNBits

A platform that makes it easy to integrate lightning in a wide variety of situations.

LNp2pBot

Telegram bot that allows people to trade using lightning network with other people on telegram, this is an open source project and anyone can create issues, submit a PR, fork it, modify it or create their own bot with the code.

Mempool

A direct view on the current state of the bitcoin network that can be easily used with your own node.

Nostros

An open source nostr client on android.

RaspiBlitz

A bitcoin full node implementation that makes it easy to use lightning and joinmarket.

Robosats

RoboSats is a simple and private way to exchange bitcoin for national currencies. Robosats simplifies the peer-to-peer user experience and uses lightning hold invoices to minimize custody and trust requirements.

RoninDojo

A bitcoin full node implementation that supports electrum and easy samourai wallet integration via QR code and Tor.

Snort

Snort is a nostr UI built with React aiming for speed and efficiency.

TBD

We’re building the next generation of the decentralized web – returning data back to users.

ThunderHub

Lightning Node Manager

Hardware

Nodl

A powerful yet easy to run 24/7 bitcoin node.

Seedsigner

A hardware wallet with a screen and camera that you can build yourself for ~$50. If you want a larger screen and smart card support you can build a Specter-DIY for ~$250.

Frameworks

Bitcoin Design Community

A free, open-source community resource for designers, developers and others working on non-custodial bitcoin products.

Bitcoin Dev Kit

A library that allows you to seamlessly build cross-platform Bitcoin wallets without worrying about bitcoin internals.

Core Lightning

One of the major lightning implementations that leverages plugins to give you additional features and control.

Joinmarket

A decentralized coinjoin implementation that provides users additional privacy through the construction of collaborative transactions without a centralized server.

LDK

A library that allows you to build a lightning node without worrying about implementing low-level lightning logic correctly. LDK is based on Rust-Lightning, a full-featured but also incredibly flexible lightning implementation, allowing you to decide how to use it.

LND

The most popular lightning network implementation currently available.

Nix-Bitcoin

A collection of Nix packages and NixOS modules for easily installing full-featured Bitcoin nodes with an emphasis on security

Slashtags

Slashtags gives developers tools to build secure and scalable peer-to-peer applications that put users in control of their profiles, contacts, accounts, and data

acinq

lightning-kmp is a Kotlin Multiplatform implementation of the Lightning Network optimised for mobile wallets. It can run on many platforms, including mobile devices.

nostr

A decentralized network based on cryptographic keypairs and that is not peer-to-peer, it is super simple and scalable and therefore has a chance of working.

Non-bitcoin

Tor

A network focused on preventing surveillance and censorship that is often used by bitcoin projects.

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