07 Aug '14, 5pm

Wikipedia Raises $140,000 in First Week of Bitcoin Donations

Wikipedia Raises $140,000 in First Week of Bitcoin Donations

The Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit that owns and curates noted online encyclopedia Wikipedia, has received more than $140,000 in bitcoin donations since it began accepting contributions in the digital currency last week. The news follows the announcement of the organization’s partnership with California-based payments processor Coinbase to accept bitcoin on 30th July, a development that was widely seen as a validation of bitcoin’s potential to impact non-profit fundraising. Coinbase revealed the fundraising milestone in a new blog post , saying that the $140,000 – an amount worth approximately 237 BTC – is a sign that bitcoin and the open-source site will continue to prove to be a powerful combination. The company added: “We were particularly excited to enable the Wikimedia Foundation to accept bitcoin donations because we feel that the decentralized, inclusive natur...

Full article: http://www.coindesk.com/wikipedia-raises-140000-first-wee...

Tweets

Wikipedia Picks Up $140,000 In Bitcoin Donation...

techcrunch.com 07 Aug '14, 6pm

In late July, Wikipedia announced that it would accept donations in bitcoin . In its first week of accepting bitcoin, Wiki...

Wikipedia Picks Up $140,000 In Bitcoin Donation...

techcrunch.com 07 Aug '14, 6pm

In late July, Wikipedia announced that it would accept donations in bitcoin . In its first week of accepting bitcoin, Wiki...

Wikipedia Raises 237 BTC Through Donations In O...

reddit.com 09 Aug '14, 5pm

Do not use URL shortening services: always submit the real link. Begging/asking for bitcoins is absolutely not allowed, no...

This week in bitcoin: How Google and Twitter move the market for bitcoin

This week in bitcoin: How Google and Twitter mo...

gigaom.com 08 Aug '14, 6pm

However, just because people were searching for information about bitcoin doesn’t mean the price would continue to soar. T...

"OUR FIRST WOMEN - THREE BITCOIN CANDIDATES"

reddit.com 09 Aug '14, 10pm

Do not use URL shortening services: always submit the real link. Begging/asking for bitcoins is absolutely not allowed, no...

Wikipedia accepts bitcoin donations--

bubblews.com 05 Aug '14, 6pm

The famous online information provider Wikipedia announced that they will accept the bit coins as donations. According the...

Mundo Bitcoin: Bitcoin en Argentina y Wikipedia:

blogdeizquierda.com 09 Aug '14, 3pm

Dos asuntos interesantes sobre el bitcoin. El primero es que la tienda argentina por internet avalancha.com anunció que ac...

Knowledge for Bitcoin: Wikipedia Taking BTC Donations - @Wikipedia #bitcoin #charity

Knowledge for Bitcoin: Wikipedia Taking BTC Don...

cointelegraph.com 01 Aug '14, 10am

They say that knowledge is power, and starting this week, you can support one of the Internet’s most powerful intellectual...

Wikipedia Begins Taking Donations in Bitcoin

dealbook.nytimes.com 31 Jul '14, 4am

Bitcoin has found another taker. On Wednesday, the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit organization that operates Wikipedi...

Wikipedia Begins Taking Donations in Bitcoin - ...

dealbook.nytimes.com 31 Jul '14, 12am

Bitcoin has found another taker. On Wednesday, the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit organization that operates Wikipedi...

#RNLI becomes first #charity in UK to accept Bitcoin donations via @CharityDigiNews #funding

#RNLI becomes first #charity in UK to accept Bi...

charitydigitalnews.co.uk 05 Aug '14, 7am

Unlike conventional currencies, Bitcoins aren’t printed or minted – they don’t physically exist and are not controlled by ...

Wikipedia Now Accepts Bitcoin Donations With Co...

techcrunch.com 30 Jul '14, 6pm

Wikipedia , the decentralized community-powered encyclopedia, is now accepting donations in bitcoin, the decentralized com...

Wikipedia Now Accepts Bitcoin Donations via @coindesk

Wikipedia Now Accepts Bitcoin Donations via @co...

coindesk.com 30 Jul '14, 5pm

Open-source online encyclopedia Wikipedia is now accepting bitcoin through a new partnership with Coinbase. The Wikimedia ...

Wikipedia Kini Terima Donasi Bitcoin

Wikipedia Kini Terima Donasi Bitcoin

gadget.gopego.com 11 Aug '14, 6am

Wikipedia, meski mengandalkan volunteer atau sukarelawan, namun ensiklopedia online populer ini tetap membutuhkan dana aga...

Wikipedia empieza a aceptar donaciones con Bitcoin

muycomputer.com 10 Aug '14, 9am

Wikipedia, la conocida enciclopedia online gratuita , ha empezado a aceptar donaciones con Bitcoin, la conocida criptodivi...