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Wikimedia Foundation Partners with Bitpay to Expand Crypto Payments

Wikimedia Foundation Partners with Bitpay to Expand Crypto Payments

The American non-profit and charitable organization behind Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, has partnered with BitPay, a leading company providing Bitcoin payment processing services for merchants. The partnership will allow the foundation, which has already provided a Bitcoin donations capability to the multilingual, web-based, free encyclopedia, to now add BCH donations through BitPay. BitPay’s chief commercial officer, Sonny Singh, who predicted at the …


Humanitarian Support Grows With More Charities Accepting Crypto Other Than Bitcoin

Humanitarian Support Grows With More Charities Accepting Crypto Other Than Bitcoin

It’s generally a little-known fact to those outside of the virtual currency arena that Bitcoin is not all about making large profits, but that the hallmark cryptocurrency, along with many others, is frequently used to forward humanitarian ideals through a wide range of charities around the globe. BitcoinNews has followed many of these charities over the past year. Whether it be …


“AirdropVenezuela” Recruits Steve Hank as Ally in Plan for Poverty-Stricken Nation

"AirdropVenezuela" Recruits Steve Hank as Ally in Plan for Poverty-Stricken Nation

Hyperinflation expert Steve Hanke has teamed up with a Mexico City-based blockchain powered currency platform in order to get financial aid to Venezuelans. Hanke, also a professor of applied economics at Johns Hopkins University, and AirTM, will work together on project “AirdropVenezuela”, which hopes to raise cryptocurrency donations up to USD1 million. Once raised, the funds will then be released …


Bitcoin’s Mr. Big, Michael Novogratz Donates to Princeton Students

Bitcoin's Mr Big, Michael Novogratz, Donates to Princeton Students

Mike Novogratz, ex-hedge fund manager and Bitcoin Billionaire has made a donation to students at the prestigious US university Princeton. Novogratz is a well-known Bitcoin pundit and CEO of Galaxy Digital Holdings Ltd, a merchant banking institution dedicated to the digital assets and blockchain technology sector. Better known for his bullish predictions, last year he suggested that the crypto market …


UK Investor Who Lost a Million Still Has Faith in Bitcoin

UK Investor Who Lost a Million Still Has Faith in Bitcoin

It’s a familiar story, but it still hurts for those who have had the same experience as investor Peter McCormack who lost $1 million in the recent bear market. But he has faith. McCormack claims that he got himself too “caught up in the hype’ during the buoyant and heady cryptocurrency market in 2017. The ex-London advertising agency manager decided …


Direct Debit vs Blockchain: Breaking the Donation Conundrum

Direct Debit vs Blockchain: Breaking the Donation Conundrum

Blockchain has the potential to deliver what all people want and have been asking for over the years: payment environments where donors money can be tracked by all parties, ensuring support arrives at the point of need in its entirety. Writer Richard Cornfield recently examined the questionable nature of donating to charity in today’s myriad of needy causes. He has …


Syrian Refugees Get Coinbase Gift but Little Else of Crypto Cheer

The traditional 12 days of Christmas is continuing crypto-style with Coinbase using the song to promote its worldwide services, focusing Day 6 on supporting refugees. In tune with the season of goodwill, the global exchange giant has promised to make an announcement that will profit someone each day leading up the big day itself. The latest gift has gone to …


Enter the Lamborghini Raffle for 0.00057 BTC While Helping Charity

Enter the Lamborghini Raffle for 0.00057 BTC While Helping Charity

Dunstan Low is giving people the chance to win a Lamborghini for just EUR 2, around BTC 0.00057, by taking part in his raffle. Not only that, the winner will be able to donate 2% of the funds raised to a local charity of their choice. Yes, the Lamborghini is a nod to every cryptocurrency investor’s infamous dream. ”It’s a lighthearted …


Oxfam Launches Blockchain-Based Rice Supply Chain

Oxfam Launches Blockchain-based Rice Supply Chain BlocRice

Advocates for poverty eradication Oxfam announced yesterday that it has launched its rice supply chain management platform BlocRice on the blockchain. BlocRice, introduced in April, started out as a pilot program aiming to enhance the negotiation powers of organic rice farmers in Cambodia. The project was the first of its kind in the region, allowing farmers to interact with key players along the rice …


Exclusive Interview With Waqar Zaka: Celebrity TV Host Turned Bitcoin Philanthropist Praises ”Revolutionary” Technology

Exclusive Interview With Waqar Zaka

In a Bitcoin News exclusive, Pakistani reality TV host Waqar Zaka explains how he turned his journey from national celebrity into one of Bitcoin philanthropy. Zaka’s spot as presenter and head of content on his show gave him a huge following of fans in Pakistan. He likened his platform to Fear Factor on MTV in the US, getting famous for doing …


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