Approximately $25 million worth of Ripple cryptocurrency has been donated to the San Francisco state university by the co-founder of Rippler, Chris Larsen and his wife Lyna Lam. The main aim of the campaign is to empower the students in the university, energize programs and confirmed that the gift will support the “Lam-Larsen Fund for Global Innovation”.
A functional application for the Austrian humanitarian organization, Wiener Hifswerk with the aim of enhancing the transparency donation system with blockchain technology called Token4Hope. The CEO of DECENT said, “The great thing is that the end users do not need to know anything about blockchain whatsoever, as it is running smoothly in the background to power the system.”
The University of Kansas has recently received $2 million worth of donation from the Silicon Valley to support the cryptocurrency and digital payments research related. The University of Kansas then explained that the donations received from Ripple will go to the Information and Telecommunication Technology Center at the Kansas School of Engineering and provide $400k each year.
Wikileaks comes forward to accept additional cryptocurrencies to accept donations and aid users who want to support the media and its whistleblowing efforts. Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks stated that “like our response to first banking blockade, we will open up additional crypto-currencies”.
Wikileaks to launch WikiLeaks Cryptokitties, an internet based game for buying, selling and breeding of digital kittens. The founder citied that the “cryptography is generating creative innovation in a vast array of human interaction”.