Gitcoin began in 2017 as a passion project for Kevin Owocki with the goal of empowering developers to earn while building open source, digital public goods projects. By...
About Gitcoin (2)
Since the birth of computing, open source software (OSS) has contributed immense value to the tech community. The collaborative, transparent nature of open source...
Our Mission: “Grow Open Source”
What is Gitcoin?
Gitcoin is an open source bounties platform on the Ethereum blockchain. We facilitate a space that allows open source developers to get paid for their work contributing to open source projects and in return, the open source projects get exposure to a vast community of hard working developers they might not have had otherwise.
A token isn’t required for a thriving ecosystem
Gitcoin sounds like a token. I know. But… it isn’t. Let’s explore the landscape of tokens, when we believe a token is warranted, why Gitcoin hasn’t fit into that category, and what might change our perspective.