Browsing the "Donations" Tag

Ripple Co-Founder Donates $25 Million in XRP to US University

| Yogita Khatri

Ripple co-founder Chris Larsen, his wife Lyna Lam and the Rippleworks nonprofit have donated $25 million in XRP to San Francisco State University.

You Can Now Donate to the Tor Project in 9 Different Cryptocurrencies

| Nikhilesh De and Daniel Palmer

The Tor Project is now accepting crypto donations directly, taking bitcoin, ether, monero, zcash and 5 others.

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Coinbase CEO Armstrong Pledges to Give Crypto Wealth to Charitable Causes

| Daniel Palmer

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has joined other super-wealthy individuals in pledging to donate much of his net-worth to philanthropic causes.

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Vitalik Just Gave $300K in Crypto to Three Ethereum Startups

| Yogita Khatri

Vitalik Buterin just donated $300,000 in ether to three ethereum 2.0 startups in response to a Twitter thread.

Freedom of the Press Foundation Now Accepts Donations in 5 Cryptos

| Nikhilesh De

The Freedom of the Press Foundation has expanded its donation methods to include five cryptocurrencies, calling the move a "natural fit."

Colorado’s Politicians Could Soon Accept Crypto Contributions

| Nikhilesh De

Colorado's Secretary of State has proposed allowing political committees to accept contributions in cryptocurrency.

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IBM, Global Citizen Seek Blockchain Solutions for Humanitarian Aid

| Stan Higgins

IBM and Global Citizen are issuing a challenge to the world’s developers: use blockchain to revolutionize donations to humanitarian causes.

UNICEF Is Mining Crypto to Raise Funds for Children

| Sujha Sundararajan

UNICEF Australia has launched a website that harness supporters' computers to raise donations via cryptocurrency mining.

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Crypto Is Now Fastest Growing Donation for Fidelity Charitable

| Michael del Castillo

Fidelity Charitable has revealed it received $69 million in crypto donations in 2017, making it the fastest-growing option accepted by the firm.

Think Tank Links Rising Bitcoin Price to Terrorist Use

| Michael del Castillo

The increased price of bitcoin appears to be luring terrorist fundraising efforts, in spite of the risks of being discovered.