Bitcoin Foundation, the powerhouse of all Bitcoin funding and responsible for the development of the Bitcoin Core. The Bitcoin Core’s lead developer Gavin Andersen heads this Non-profit organization, where he works as the chief scientist.
The Core Developers, Gavin Andresen, Cory Fields and Wladimir van der Laan decided that MIT’s resource could be a valuable addition to the research and development of Bitcoin. Gavin Andresen himself announced the news on his blog. It is important to remember that BitCoin Core Developers are those founding members of the Bitcoin Foundation who have supported the Bitcoin revolution since its very early days.