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This article was published on August 18, 2014


Safello helps charities accept Bitcoin for free

Safello helps charities accept Bitcoin for free
Owen Williams
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Owen Williams

Former TNW employee

Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their word Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their words friendlier. In his spare time he codes, writes newsletters and cycles around the city.

Swedish Bitcoin exchange, Safello, has launched a free service that allows charities to receive Bitcoin for free.

The new donation service is available in limited form and offers charities custom campaign pages that act in a similar way to Kickstarter but use Bitcoin to contribute and are completely free, with 100 percent of proceeds going to the charity.

Initial uses of the service include projects to implement Bitcoin in Africa and give children in Uganda vaccinations as well as a group that is fixing bugs in Bitcoin itself.

Charities can sign up to request for their own customized donation page in advance of the company opening up the preview.

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