From Fast Company:
Nicolas Cary, CEO of the Bitcoin wallet Blockchain, has donated 14.5 Bitcoins, worth $10,000, to the University of Puget Sound, the school announced Wednesday. A recipient of scholarships and loans, Cary graduated in 2007 with a bachelor's from Puget Sound's Business Leadership Program, and his donation goes toward the university's campaign to raise $125 million to support financial aid, academic programs, research, facilities, and other initiatives. The school has raised more than $109 million since 2007.
When Cary contacted his alma mater about making a Bitcoin donation, the school wasn't prepared to accept it. Sherry Mondou, vice president for finance and administration, said even donations in foreign currencies were rare for the university...
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