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  • How is Giftcoin changing the way people donate?
  • How is Giftcoin changing the way people donate?
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CASE STUDY

Giftcoin: charitable giving goes transparent

Giftcoin is the world’s first cryptocurrency designed for transparent charitable giving. Could this use of cryptocurrency – which was until recently an alternative or niche way of spending – be a step towards seeing radical ideas becoming mainstream models?

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“Last year was an interesting time, things like Grenfell, natural disasters in the US and the Syrian refugee crisis. And I found myself incredibly moved by these things when watching the news, but also realised that I had a reluctance to donate money to help because of a lack of trust as to where that money is going to end up,” explains founder of Giftcoin Alex Howard. [1]

Launching in March 2018, Giftcoin is the world’s first cryptocurrency designed for charitable giving and good causes. Individuals are able to donate in Giftcoin directly to charities and causes ...

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