Tag: charity

  • Change.org

    Change.org Creates The Mining Screensaver to Benefit Its Foundation

    An online petition platform has created a screensaver that turns idle computer systems into Bitcoin miners. Change.org will take the revenue generated by their new initiative and use it to help fund the Change.org Foundation. Change.org Foundation Will Use Donations to Help Build Social Movements Around the World...

    Rick D. | July 16, 2018 | 6:15 pm
  • Binance

    Binance Donates $1 Million to Japanese Flood Victims

    Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, is showing its humanitarian side by donating $1 million to the victims in West Japan that were affected by the heavy rains on 7 July 2018. News outlets in the country have reported a death toll surpassing 70 people, with...

    Ricardo Esteves | July 8, 2018 | 4:00 pm
  • Charity

    This Is How Coinbase’s CEO Aims to End Poverty with GiveCrypto Charity

    The CEO of a San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange is launching a charity to help people in poverty, and is aiming to raise $1 billion in the next two years. Using Crypto to Raise Funds GiveCrypto is a new nonprofit charity that distributes cryptocurrency to people in poverty. Launched...

    Rebecca Campbell | June 27, 2018 | 8:10 pm
  • school

    Ripple Donates $29 Million in XRP to DonorsChoose.Org, Supporting U.S. Public Schools

    DonorsChoose.org announced yesterday that San Francisco-based Ripple have donated $29 million, funding every single classroom project request on the nonprofit’s website. The donation — which is largest cryptocurrency donation ever — fulfilled 35,647 requests from 28,210 public school teachers in every state. In all, 16,561 public schools — or  1 in...

    Thomas Delahunty | March 29, 2018 | 11:00 pm
  • mosque

    Islamic Endowments to be Modernized by Blockchain

    The potential applications for blockchain technology are seemingly endless. Every day a new startup applies distributed ledger technology and smart contracts that underlie cryptocurrencies to a different world scenario offering new and innovative ways to streamline existing systems. Islamic charitable endowments, called waqf, are the latest to get...

    Martin Young | February 12, 2018 | 9:30 am
  • helperbit

    HelperBit Runs a Campaign Aid the Earthquake Survivors in Italy

    The use of Bitcoin as a currency has increased across the world. The digital currency is slowly making its way to become one of the mainstream currencies. These developments make the digital currency as an ideal asset for not just regular economic transactions, but also for charitable donations....

    Gautham | March 4, 2017 | 7:48 pm
  • The Water Project Bitcoin Donations

    The Water Project Receives Bitcoin Donation Worth $23,000

    The Water Project is one of the many charitable organizations accepting Bitcoin payments. While there has been a good amount of donations from cryptocurrency enthusiasts so far, things have been taken to a new level. One – or multiple – anonymous donor(s) sent a whopping 38 Bitcoin to...

    JP Buntinx | September 14, 2016 | 11:00 am
  • ransomware

    Meet a Robin Hood-Like Bitcoin Ransomware

    Doing something bad with good intentions don’t make it right! Maybe no one told this to the cybercriminals behind this new Bitcoin ransomware. CryptMix, the new ransomware doing rounds on the internet extorts money out of its victims, but forwards the ransom for charity. Like any other ransomware, CryptMix encrypts...

    Gautham | May 9, 2016 | 6:00 pm
  • bitcoin, charity,

    Is Bitcoin the Future of Charity?

    While the world looks to label Bitcoin for all of the things it isn’t–as a major financial mechanism of terrorism, or a smart way to perform money laundering–let’s take a look at one of the paths it does take. The charitable donation, for example. The charity industry has...

    Guest Author | December 16, 2015 | 5:32 pm
  • Exclusive: An Insight into Francesco Rulli’s Work and Thoughts

    We at NewsBTC are always looking for opportunities to introduce who’s who involved in the field of digital currency. One such personality whom we had the privilege to ask few questions is Francesco Rulli. Francesco is an Italian businessman, philanthropist and a black belt Judo practitioner. He is...

    Gautham | May 17, 2015 | 11:30 pm

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