Tag Archive: Bitcoin for good

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    Less Taxes and More Bitcoin Donations With the BitGive Foundation and LibraTax

    BitGive Foundation and LibraTax have partnered to bring users maximum tax savings by enabling charitable donations in bitcoin. The partnership brings a new feature to LibraTax that enables direct donations to BitGive, and suggests donation amounts that will return the greatest tax savings. LibraTax is a software that calculates capital gains and losses on cryptocurrency transactions while abiding to IRS guidelines. The new software leverages the Chain API to analyze transaction history, and after choosing

    · December 17, 2014 · 7:00 am
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    Jason King replies to transparency questions about Sean’s Outpost.

    Jason King replies to transparency questions about Sean’s Outpost. By Alberto Mata On November 20, Sean’s Outpost Founder Jason King published an open letter that included the charity’s statements and answers to recent questions about how the Outpost is handling donated funds. The letter was in response to Ben Doemberg’s questions on transparency and accountability published on November 14 on Let’s Talk Bitcoin in an article titled, “An Open Letter to Jason King of Seans

    · November 23, 2014 · 11:59 pm
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    Dream Bitcoin Foundation prepares to create awareness and educate college students in Ghana.

    Dream Bitcoin Foundation prepares to create awareness and educate college students in Ghana. By Alberto Mata The Ghana Dream Bitcoin Foundation, a non-profit organization created to empower young entrepreneurs, is fundraising on Indiegogo for the first Regional Bitcoin Seminar at Kumasi, Ghana. There is only two days left to contribute to the fundraiser, and the seminar will be December 5 – 7. “Bitcoin can really change the life of the young Entrepreneurs(Cheetahs) in the country

    · November 23, 2014 · 3:44 pm
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    College Cryptocurrency Network launches Coins Against Ebola initiative.

    College Cryptocurrency Network launches Coins Against Ebola initiative. By Alberto Mata Ann Arbor, Michigan — November 12, College Cryptocurrency Network announced partnerships with African organizations to combat the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. The Network is partnering with leading African mobile payment providers Airtel, MTN, and Splash Cash, bitcoin remittance service Beam, and aid organizations with boots on the ground like LunchBoxGift, Sierra Leone Liberty Group, and U-Foundation. Now that the Bitcoins Against Ebola campaign

    · November 16, 2014 · 8:00 pm
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    One of the oldest UK charities accepts Bitcoin donations.

    One of the oldest UK charities accepts Bitcoin donations. By Alberto Mata On July 31, The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) began accepting Bitcoin. The RNLI was founded in 1824, and is a major charity based in the UK and Ireland. RNLI considers taking bitcoin donations a pilot scheme, and does not have expectations as to how many bitcoins will be donated. The ability to accept bitcoin does not replace but rather it complements existing

    · November 2, 2014 · 11:00 am