Archive | fundraiser

A BCH Fueled Version of Patreon is Coming This August

Just recently a team of programmers announced the creation of a ‘Bitreon.cash,’ a platform that aims to be similar to the popular membership application, Patreon. This particular platform, however, will be censorship resistant and powered by bitcoin cash (BCH) payments. In order to fund the protocol, two developers have raised 47 BCH so far out of […]

Bitcoin Foundation’s #TeamHal Fundraiser is Disingenuous (Op-Ed)

The Bitcoin Foundation has announced a fundraiser to give 25 bitcoins to “an organization that is doing great work in finding a cure for ALS.” Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)—also known as Lou Geh

Bitcoin Donations to Hal Finney Exceed $10,000

The bitcoin community has hit full-force with their kindness once again. If a massive donation drive to benefit Dorian Nakamoto, the man pegged by Newsweek as the Satoshi Nakamoto (you know, the one who created bitcoin) wasn’t enough, the community has turned to help Hal Finney. Hal Finney was one of the first few users to […]

Forbes’ Andy Greenberg Starts Bitcoin Fundraiser For Hal Finney

Several days ago, a really good piece by Forbes staff writer Andy Greenberg entitled Nakamoto’s Neighbor: My Hunt For Bitcoin’s Creator Led To A Paralyzed Crypto Genius began making its rounds on social media. The piece, if you haven’t had a chance to read it, surrounds Hal Finney, one of the first people (aside from Satoshi Nakamoto) to embrace the […]

Andreas Antonopoulos Starts Fundraiser For Dorian Nakamoto, Man Pegged as Bitcoin Creator

There’s no doubt about the fact that the last twenty-four hours have been crazy in the bitcoinosphere. From Newsweek’s allegations that a man named Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto was the creator of bitcoin – the Satoshi Nakamoto we all know about, to the inevitable denial from the man accused. From living it peace to having a swarm […]