The Coindesk report can be found at http://www.coindesk.com/ethereum-bitcoin-decline-9-million-funding-shortfall/
The original blog post https://blog.ethereum.org/2015/09/28/the-evolution-of-ethereum/
Important points to note:
1. The projects current funding is down nearly 9 million dollars from its massive crowdsale of Ether ""It is indeed true that the foundation’s finances are limited, and a large part of this was the result of our failure to sell nearly as much of our BTC holdings as we were planning to before the price dropped to $220; as a result, we suffered roughly $9m in lost potential capital." Vitalik Buterin
2. The repercussions of this lack of funding on the project will severely hurt its chances of ever being completed, already they have begun cutting positions from their team. When asked about the foundation's hiring plans, Buterin told CoinDesk the group had "already cut some, and cutting some soon."
3. Buterin went on to suggest that the Ethereum Foundation and its subsidiaries "do not have the manpower" to complete the current vision of the project.
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