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‘Unknown Fund’ to Donate $75M in Bitcoin to Crypto, Anonymity-Focused Startups

News An anonymous organization dubbed “Unknown Fund” is planning to give away $75 million in Bitcoin (BTC) to startups that are focused on anonymity and the protection of personal data. In a press release on Nov. 13, the organization — which consists of “ordinary, anonymous people from different c..

Kim Dotcom Donates K.im Bitcoin Fees to Julian Assange Ahead of $8M IEO

News Entrepreneur and Bitcoin (BTC) entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has revealed his new company K.im is directly supporting WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange. Dotcom offers Bitcoin to AssangeIn a tweet on Oct. 29, Dotcom said 10% of K.im’s transaction fees were going towards helping Assange’s ongoing leg..

‘No Borders’ — Alistair Milne Sends Bitcoin Instead of $2.6K Gold Bar

News Bitcoin (BTC) investor Alistair Milne was eventually forced to send Bitcoin instead of a $2,600 gold bar as part of his recent giveaway. Following a giveaway announcement on Sept. 19, Milne has revealed the winner as well as other giveaway details in a thread on Twitter on Oct. 22. Giveaway ..

Can Political Fundraising Through Crypto Find Mainstream Acceptance?

Analysis A Reuters report published on Oct. 8 claimed that Japan’s internal affairs and communications minister, Sanae Takaichi, confirmed to ministers in the country that crypto donations are not subject to financial regulations. However, in the same announcement, Takaichi mentioned that donating..

UNICEF Rolls Out a Crypto Fund for Humanitarian Donations

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the arm of the UN tasked with providing healthcare and support services to children and mothers across the world, has officially opened its doors to cryptocurrency donations. Unveiled on October 9th, the new UNICEF Cryptocurrency Fund paves the way for t..

Coil, Mozilla, Creative Commons Offer $100M Grant for Web Monetization

News Ripple-backed content platform Coil and major open-source browser Mozilla have teamed up to give away a $100 million grant for web monetization. In a Sept. 16 blog post, the team behind Coil revealed that it, Mozilla and Creative Commons, a nonprofit that provides free licenses for creators, ..

Domino’s Pizza Launches $100K Bitcoin Prize Competition in France

News The French unit of Domino's Pizza launched an ordering competition with a prize of $110,000 in Bitcoin (BTC) or cash. Game is active from Sept. 4 till Oct. 6According to a company’s tweet on Sept. 6, Domino's Pizza France initiated the 100,000 euro give away on the occasion of its 3..

Foundation Uses Blockchain and Crypto to Help Save the Brazilian Amazon

News Rainforest Foundation US is a New York-based, non-profit NGO working in Central and South America, which is now hoping to support anti-deforestation efforts with crypto and blockchain tech. Deforestation and fires in the Brazilian AmazonOn Sept. 4, the Rainforest Foundation reached out to the..

Bahama Blockchain Company Raises Crypto for Hurricane Dorian Relief

News PO8, a blockchain company headquartered in the Bahamas, is asking the crypto and blockchain communities to help them bring relief to the victims of Hurricane Dorian. The firm made its appeal in a blog post on Sept. 2. Hurricane Dorian brings devastation to the BahamasOn Sept. 3, CNBC reported..

First Ever Bitcoin PAC Launches Politicoin ICO to Support Candidates

News BitPAC, the first ever Bitcoin (BTC) political action committee (PAC), will expand its candidate supporting program with an initial coin offering (ICO), Coindesk reports on Aug. 28. Utility token, not a thing of valueDan Backer, who founded BitPAC back in 2014, revealed that the committee wil..

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