UNICEF Innovation Fund to Invest in Blockchain-Related Projects

The UNICEF Innovation Fund will invest $100,000 in six international firms to develop blockchain-based projects. The UNICEF Innovation Fund is investing $100,000 in six companies for developing blockchain projects, according to an announcement published Dec. 10. The UNICEF Innovation Fund was launched specifically to finance early stage and open-source technology that can benefit children. The […]

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PayPal Launches Blockchain-Based Innovation Reward System for Employees

PayPal’s new blockchain initiative grants tokens to employees who participate in innovation-related programs and contribute ideas. Major global online payments system PayPal has launched a blockchain-based reward system for its employees. Financial news channel Cheddar reported on the platform launch Thursday, Dec. 6, citing PayPal’s director of innovation Michael Todasco. According to Cheddar, the program […]

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How Crypto Incentives Work, Explained

Crypto platforms are taking innovative approaches when it comes to incentivization, but what does it mean for miners and the people who use these services? Where do loyalty programs fit in? This marketing tool has been suffering issues for years. In the non-crypto world, consumers are overwhelmed by the number of schemes offered by retailers […]

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US Crypto Exchange Coinbase Adds Support for Zcash on Retail Platform and Mobile Apps

U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase has extended support for Zcash to Coinbase.com and its Android and iOS apps. Major American cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider Coinbase has launched support for Zcash (ZEC) at Coinbase.com and the exchange’s Android and iOS apps, according to a blog post published Dec. 5. Per today’s announcement, Coinbase customers can now […]

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Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 26—Dec. 2: Satoshi Makes a New Friend, Buterin Gets Negative Over Centralized Blockchains

Ohio businesses can soon pay taxes in Bitcoin, while Nasdaq looks ahead to a Bitcoin futures launch. Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week […]

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