• Crypto start-up Ripple donates $50 million to top universities to boost blockchain adoption

    14 days ago - By CNBC

    Widely-followed cryptocurrency start-up Ripple is shelling out money to some of the top universities in the world to speed up the adoption of blockchain technology.
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  • Crypto Firms Turn to “Airdrops” to Boost Blockchain Projects

    15 days ago - By Fortune

    Nothing in life is free. Or is it? A blockchain project called Dfinity last week announced it will give away $35 million worth of digital tokens. The recipients can wait to use the tokens on Dfinity's network-which the company is touting as a "Cloud 3.0?-or, as many will do, they can slip them to speculators and cash out in real money.
    Welcome to the age of "airdrops," where entrepreneurs disperse crypto coins to prospective users for no cost. The tactic has come to be seen as the most viable way for blockchain projects to get off the ground. They're like the Initial Coin Offerings that...
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