Companies have donated millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrency to universities to promote blockchain education. Here are the top five givers of crypto.
Crypto companies believe the children are the future—shower them with Bitcoin, and let them lead the way.
Millions of dollars worth of crypto have been donated to colleges and universities over the last few years, all in an effort to invest in educating students on the merits of cryptocurrency and to promote blockchain research.
Indeed, universities could receive millions more, if only they did a better job of publicizing the fact that they accept donations in crypto, according to Michael Earley, Head Of Research & Nonprofit Outreach at The Giving Block, a platform that facilitates crypto donations.
“If they made it easier, they’d definitely get a lot more donations,” he told Decrypt.
Alex Wilson, co-founder of The Giving Block, thinks that’s set to change. He expects more universities will soon begin accepting cryptocurrencies once they realize that “many of their recent graduates have made small fortunes investing in cryptocurrency,” he said in an interview.
Supplying the next generation of builders and entrepreneurs with the resources necessary to explore this burgeoning field could bode well for the blockchain industry. And with The Giving Block’s exciting future in mind, let us consider the ways blockchain has benefited edifices of edification by warmly congratulating some of crypto’s kindest (and tax-efficient!) philanthropists and corporate empires. Read More...