Bitcoin donations to a $16 billion charitable fund are soaring

Bitcoin is red hot these days. The price of the cryptocurrency is up about 140% since the beginning of this year. And now it looks like bitcoin’s popularity among the charitable is also on the rise.  According to the recently released Fidelity Charitable 2017 Giving Report, donations made in bitcoin to Fidelity Charitable, a $ 16 billion donor-advised philanthropic fund, grew to about $ 9 million in the first half of 2017. That’s about $ 2…

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Decision on Winklevoss twins’ bitcoin fund to be announced

It’s no Facebook IPO, but the Winklevii will take it. On Friday, the Securities and Exchange Commission will hand down a long-awaited decision on whether to allow the Harvard-educated nemeses of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to launch an exchange-traded fund of bitcoins. The Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust, which would make it easier for mom-and-pop investors to… bitcoins | New York Post

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