BitMEX operator grants Bitcoin core contributor Michael Ford $60,000 in funding

Bitcoin Core contributor Michael Ford, also known as "fanquake", was awarded $60,000 in funding from BitMEX's parent company. In an official statement released on July 12, BitMEX owner and operator HDR Global Trading revealed that it decided to grant Ford the funds and pointed out that Ford has recently become the latest official maintainer of the Bitcoin core software project.