This article will begin with a great compliment, and thanks to BitMEX and also all organizations that support the current fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bitmex today wrote on its official blog:
“HDR Global Trading Limited, operator of the BitMEX cryptocurrency trading platform, is proud to announce our COVID-19 Response Fund. We have granted US$2.5 million towards the global effort to respond to the pandemic.”
“COVID-19 is an unprecedented crisis which demands a global, coordinated response. Businesses have a vital role to play in efforts to slow the spread of the virus, mitigate its impact and save lives, and we’re keen to contribute however we can.”
The HDR Global Trading confirms grants ranging from $ 300,000 – $ 1,000,000 totaling $ 2.5 million to the following organizations:
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed $100 million for work on COVID-19 globally and has already helped to scale up testing in the U.S. and support early-stage research into potential treatments.
NTI is an independent non-profit led by the U.S. Secretary of Energy under the Obama administration, Ernest J. Moniz, with a biosecurity team led by Dr Beth Cameron (former Senior Director for Global Health Security on the National Security Council).
OpenMined is a community of over 7,300 engineers, researchers, writers, and developers dedicated to lowering the barrier-to-entry to private AI technologies through open-source code and free education.
OWID publishes research relevant to the world’s most pressing problems. Their research is made unusually accessible through compelling data visualisation, and it is freely available to the public.