As cryptocurrency becomes more accepted, more and more political campaigns are happy to accept Bitcoin donations to fuel their run for office. They say that politics make strange bedfellows. However, one thing in politics is easily understood by every politician and political party: money. While it’s nice to dream that good intentions and the desire to do public service are the driving forces behind politics, the reality is that it’s money, and lots of it.
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ChangeTip is one of the most popular Bitcoin-related tipping services on the Internet today. By offering a convenient and simple user interface, and a ton of integrated platforms to spread some social love, ChangeTip has quickly made a name for itself in the world of digital currency. But the company is not resting on its laurels, as they have announced a Social Giving Challenge to bring warm meals to the homeless. Also read: Bitcoinist Weekly
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CoinJar is getting into the holiday spirit, or as they call it, “the bitcoin-giving spirit.” The personal finance startup is running the CoinJar Bitcoin Donation Showdown this Christmas season to help raise funds in support of two non-profit organizations. Dubbed ‘Puppies vs. Computers,’ the CoinJar team has created a friendly competition between two of their favorite Australian non-profits, PetRescue and Electronic Frontiers Australia. The two organizations will face off in an attempt see which one can